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Vietnam’s royal city is stunning but that alone won’t lure enough tourists

The feudal capital has been dubbed by the Prime Minister as the 'Kyoto of Vietnam', yet tourism pales compared to its potential.

What to do in central Vietnam away from the APEC grind

The APEC Summit is coming to Da Nang and the central city knows just what to offer its guests after conferences full of speeches and numbers.
October 19, 2017 | 11:56 am GMT+7

Police hunt for two suspects after endangered monkey shot dead in Vietnam

The red-shanked douc langur was dumped along with a gun as the suspects fled from forest rangers in a protected national park.
October 17, 2017 | 12:14 pm GMT+7

Monsoons force Hue to cancel night tours of royal city

The night tours were launched in April and had become popular among tourists looking to escape the summertime heat.
October 17, 2017 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Veggie restaurant serves up four-cent meals for students, workers in central Vietnam

The owner says he opened the restaurant in Hue to help people in need, and the doors will be open until the end of this year. 
October 08, 2017 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's royal city puts best foot forward with new walking streets

The quiet city of Hue has caught up with the pedestrian zone trend.
October 01, 2017 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

Craft villages get busy for Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam

Mid-Autumn Festival is coming to town.
September 24, 2017 | 03:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese girl loses 6 years of school due to mistaken gender on birth certificate

The problem is not being rectified until provincial leaders have stepped in - 17 years later.
September 24, 2017 | 11:19 am GMT+7

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.
September 07, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

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.
August 31, 2017 | 06:14 pm GMT+7

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