Put us back on track, Hanoi Train Street cafés plead

Hanoi Train Street café owners have petitioned authorities to let their business continue, promising strict safety measures, but opponents aren't convinced.

The golden glow of northern Vietnam's rice terraces

Freelance photographer Pham Hoang Cuong journeyed across the highest rice terraces in Ha Giang Province, and captured how they blend with the clouds.

Inside the realms of Cham ethnics in An Giang

The Mas Jid Khay Ri Yah mosque in An Giang Province, which shares the border with Cambodia, is where the Cham Muslims come to practice their religious beliefs.
October 22, 2019 | 11:13 am GMT+7

Five compelling reasons to visit Vietnam in October

October is here and many of Vietnam’s most popular tourism destinations are at their absolute best.
October 21, 2019 | 08:29 pm GMT+7

The yellow-cheeked gibbons of Cat Tien national park

Cat Tien National Park’s yellow-cheeked gibbons spend their entire life high up on the canopy, and their greatest enemies are humans. 
October 21, 2019 | 06:29 pm GMT+7

In central Vietnam village, fresh seafood is sold by the basin

In Mui Ne fishing village, Binh Thuan Province, catch from the sea is sold not by weight but by the aluminum basin.
October 21, 2019 | 05:24 pm GMT+7

Surfing in clouds at Bach Ma mountain peak

Following a 20-km road leading to the summit of central Vietnam's Bach Ma (white horse) mountain, at 1,450 meters, visitors might feel like they are surfing in the clouds.
October 21, 2019 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Exhibition unmasks the dramatic art of Tuong

Behind the Mask aims to heighten local awareness and appreciation of Tuong, a unique Vietnamese art form, and introduce it to foreign visitors.
October 21, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Water caltrop harvest peaks with floods in Mekong Delta

During the flooding season, Luong Van Tran hires a large number of workers to harvest 500 kilograms of water caltrops daily in marshes in Dong Thap Province. 
October 20, 2019 | 09:16 pm GMT+7

Bogus Chinese map prompts closer scrutiny of promotional travel brochures

All HCMC travel firms have been asked to review foreign promotional materials after one was found using brochures with China's infamous nine-dash line.
October 20, 2019 | 08:26 pm GMT+7

Central Highlands staircase fields from a bird’s eye view

The emerald green rice terraces of the Jrai ethnic people in Chu Se District, Gia Lai Province, make for a magnificent sight.
October 19, 2019 | 09:28 pm GMT+7

Tourism projects near military base cancelled in central Vietnam

Khanh Hoa Province has revoked the investment certificates of two tourism projects on Mui Hoi Island, citing national security considerations.
October 19, 2019 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Saigon firm fined for using travel brochures with infamous nine-dash line

Saigontourist was fined VND50 million ($2,200) Friday for using brochures carrying China’s infamous nine-dash line which violates Vietnam's waters sovereignty.
October 19, 2019 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam beats most neighbors in best place ranking for business expats

Vietnam seems to have done a fair job of persuading global business expatriates that it is a good place to live and work.
October 18, 2019 | 09:10 pm GMT+7

US magazine picks Vietnamese island among best places with ‘bluest water’

Travel + Leisure included Con Son Island in southern Vietnam among 13 places where travelers will be amazed by the 'bluest water.'
October 18, 2019 | 05:29 pm GMT+7
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