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Hue to open monthly night market on ancient tile-roofed bridge

A night market will open on the Thanh Toan Bridge, a tourism magnet in Hue, at 7 p.m. on every 16th day of the lunar month.

The historical structures on Vietnam's VND50,000 banknote

Two pavilions of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam's last royal family, in the central town of Hue, are depicted on the VND50,000 bill.

Travel photographers stumble on a treasure in central Vietnam

Life goes on as usual for locals whose livelihood depends on a central Vietnam lagoon, but others have made a discovery.
August 02, 2019 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Palatial birthplace of Vietnam’s last king carries multiple influences

The An Dinh Palace, built in 1917 in the ancient capital of Hue, marries three architectural styles - Vietnamese, Chinese and French.
July 24, 2019 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Flamboyant blooms paint the town red in Hue

Flamboyant trees, called ‘flame of the forest’, adds seasonal flamboyance to the ancient capital town of Hue.
June 30, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam a top holiday draw in Southeast Asia: SCMP

South China Morning Post has listed Vietnam among six Southeast Asian countries whose beauty is largely undiscovered.
June 26, 2019 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Hue residents try to stay cool in scorching summer

With temperatures soaring to 39 degrees Celsius more frequently, people in Hue in central Vietnam are finding relief in the Huong River.
June 25, 2019 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

Hobbit habitat brings Lord of the Rings to Hue

In the heart of the Bach Ma Forest in central Vietnam, a camping site emulates the Hobbit village.
June 21, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Escape from life into a maze in central Vietnam lagoon

For a mainland person, a lagoon in central Vietnam is a fascinating maze where a completely different life unfolds every day.
June 12, 2019 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh moves back to pagoda after renovation

Thich Nhat Hanh has returned to Tu Hieu Pagoda after moving out for two weeks while it was being renovated.
May 28, 2019 | 11:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s love affair with centuries-old bridges

These five bridges have stood the test of time and witnessed the changes to a country that rose up from bombs and bullets.  
May 26, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Hue authorities decide South Korean naked man statue to be installed in park

Hue has found a home for the statue of a naked man gifted by South Korea after weeks of debating where to place it.
May 15, 2019 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province restricts single-use plastic in government offices

Government workers in Thua Thien-Hue Province have been told not to use plastic water bottles or plastic bags at the workplace.
May 15, 2019 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Vietnam province accepts South Korean gift of naked man statue, location an issue

Thua Thien-Hue has decided to accept a naked man’s statue gifted by a South Korean city, but is unsure where to install it.
May 10, 2019 | 09:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam health facility overwhelmed by vaccination registrations amidst side-effects scare

A Thua Thien-Hue health center was overrun on Wednesday by people trying to register for on-demand vaccine shots for their children.
May 09, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7
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