Da Nang hotels struggle with water shortage

Some hotels in Da Nang, a top holiday destination in Vietnam, are unable to accept bookings because they do not have enough potable water.

Vietnam Airlines cancels Taiwan flights as Typhoon Bailu looms

Vietnam Airlines has canceled its weekend flights to Kaohsiung City as Typhoon Bailu is forecast to make landfall in Taiwan Saturday.

Family serves Hanoi pho in Saigon for 77 years

Tran Minh, a street vendor, served his first bowl of Hanoi-style pho on Saigon’s Pasteur Street in 1942.
August 23, 2019 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Downtown Hanoi erupts into laughter

Dozens of residents, including foreigners, gather at Ly Thai To Monument, near Hanoi's iconic Hoan Kiem Lake, every morning to practice laughter yoga.
August 23, 2019 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Da Nang a big draw for South Koreans celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival

South Koreans are heavily favoring Da Nang as a Mid-Autumn Festival holiday destination, according to travel search engine Skyscanner.
August 22, 2019 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Public-minded citizens dive in to clean up Son Tra Peninsula

Local residents and members of a water sports club are joining efforts to clean up coral reefs in the Son Tra Peninsula of Da Nang City.
August 22, 2019 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Lonely Planet names Vietnam’s north-south rail journey among world’s best

Vietnam’s north-south railway is listed by the British travel guide, Lonely Planet, as one of 10 world’s ‘most amazing’ train journeys for 2019.
August 22, 2019 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Ha Giang tea tree remains productive after 500 years

A 500-year-old Shan tuyet tea tree in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang still retains its productivity and the special taste of its leaves.
August 21, 2019 | 08:49 pm GMT+7

Quang Ninh: more than just Ha Long Bay

40 km from Ha Long Bay are a pristine waterfall, craft village, wine cellar and other intriguing sights in Uong Bi Town, Quang Ninh Province.
August 21, 2019 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

Hot and sizzling: Chinese-style fried cakes

A street stall owned by an ethnic Chinese family in District 6 has been serving Saigonese with chive, taro and cassava pan-fried cakes for 80 years.
August 21, 2019 | 11:52 am GMT+7

Saigon house nominated for leading architecture award

The Ha House, designed by famous Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia, is among 267 projects nominated for the prestigious Dezeen Awards this year.
August 21, 2019 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Saigon prepares for fireworks to celebrate National Day

Ho Chi Minh City will organize fireworks shows at three locations to mark National Day on September 2.
August 21, 2019 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Secret tunnel in Saigon a symbol of monumental resistance

HCMC’s Phu Tho Hoa Tunnel is an enduring symbol of Vietnamese resilience and ingenuity that defeated the French colonialists.
August 20, 2019 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

A Saigon pagoda hosts three religions in Taoist harmony

The Khanh Van Nam Vien pagoda welcomes followers of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism with Taoist rituals.
August 20, 2019 | 12:31 pm GMT+7

Vietjet Air plans first ever direct flights to New Delhi

Budget carrier Vietjet Air plans to launch direct flights from Hanoi and HCMC to New Delhi this December.
August 19, 2019 | 08:59 pm GMT+7
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