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Revered Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh leaves Vietnam after one-week visit

The private trip included a night at the pagoda where he spent many years studying and practicing Zen Buddhism.

A tour of the pagoda where Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh will stay in Vietnam

The legendary master started his life as a monk at the old pagoda at the age of 16.

Vietnam's former capital to install security cameras across entire city

Public security in Hue and the city's sidewalks will be under the watchful eye of the new network.
August 16, 2017 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Yet another cable car planned in Vietnam, this time through biodiverse national park

A local official claims the system will not harm the environment in a country where construction of cable cars remains controversial.
August 15, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Endangered primate rescued after straying into town in central Vietnam

A local spotted the 'Queen of primates' being chased into his garden by dogs.
August 15, 2017 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam's former capital to ban vehicles from backpacker area on weekend nights

The central city of Hue is hoping the new pedestrian zone will tempt tourists to take a stroll.
August 13, 2017 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Central Vietnamese city hits back at money-grabbing street pests

The former capital has had enough of the constant pestering visitors are forced to endure.
July 05, 2017 | 08:21 pm GMT+7

Shower of cash lands Vietnamese media firm in hot water at book launch in Hue

The sight of money raining from the sky in the ancient city quickly sparked outrage on social media.
June 21, 2017 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Central Vietnamese delicacies with a Saigon twist

What happens when Saigon chefs get their hands on traditional dishes from the central region?
June 18, 2017 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Hue bans 'offensive' clothing from ancient sites

Tourists will have to leave their shorts and tank tops behind if they want to go on a sightseeing tour of the ancient capital.
June 16, 2017 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Hue is already preparing for a big summer next year

The biennial Hue Festival is set to return a year from now, with a lot of entertainment, food and balloons.
May 19, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

Private toilets open their doors to tourists for free in central Vietnam

Visitors can now relieve themselves in many offices, hotels and restaurants in Hue without charge or embarrassment.
April 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Child abuse cases prompt Vietnamese province to install cameras in kindergartens

Intensive mainstream and social media reports have prompted officials to intervene following a rising number of child sexual and physical abuse cases.
April 18, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Hue’s Imperial City shines bright in new promo video

The video shows how sparkling and animated Vietnam’s former capital can be at night.
March 30, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Cruise ships eye royal attractions in central Vietnam

At least two luxury liners have big plans for the charming Hue as more tourists are drawn to the city's scenery and history.
March 25, 2017 | 04:28 pm GMT+7