More Vietnam-Jakarta direct flights will boost bilateral tourism: Indonesia

The Indonesian government is encouraging more direct flights connecting Vietnam’s major cities with its capital Jakarta to strengthen connectivity.

Vietnamese lensman's shot wins first prize in international Nature Conservancy contest

A photo taken by Le Van Vinh of a fisherman casting fishing nets in central Vietnam has won first prize in The Nature Conservancy's people-in-nature category.

Vietnam Airlines to fly non-stop to Bali, Phuket

Two direct flights of Vietnam Airlines connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Thailand’s Phuket and Indonesia’s Bali will make their debut on October 27.
September 18, 2019 | 06:27 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC among Asia’s more expensive cities, survey finds

Hanoi ranks 40th and Saigon 43rd in the list of Asia’s most expensive cities, according to Numbeo, a global database on cities and countries.
September 18, 2019 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Autumn yellows return to Ru Cha mangrove forest

Large swathes of Ru Cha primeval mangrove forest in central Vietnam have turned yellow, drawing hordes of visitors and photography enthusiasts.
September 17, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Mastercard lists Hanoi, HCMC among top 20 Asia-Pacific travel destinations

Hanoi is in 15th position and Ho Chi Minh City in 18th among Mastercard’s top 20 Asia-Pacific destinations for international travelers this year.
September 16, 2019 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

Explore Ha Long, the land of 'descending dragons'

Tour guide Pham Huy Trung's photographs offer a glimpse of the unique charm of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO natural heritage site in northern Vietnam.
September 15, 2019 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Yen Tu mountain, more than just a trek

A trip to Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh Province offers temples to pilgrims, traditional experiences for culture aficionados and scenic views from the top.
September 14, 2019 | 12:48 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's old quarter overrun by vacation crowds for Mid-Autumn Festival

With the Mid-Autumn Festival peaking, people have been flooding into Hanoi’s Old Quarter to shop, take photos and enjoy the festive ambience.
September 13, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

Vietnam is the only Southeast Asian country among 10 world's fastest growing travel destinations, according to a United Nations report.
September 12, 2019 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Where to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival like a local in Hanoi and Saigon

There are only two days to go for the Mid-Autumn Festival. Have you made plans for the full moon night yet?
September 11, 2019 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese carriers delay flights to Japan as typhoon Faxai threatens

Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air have rescheduled their flights to Tokyo as Typhoon Faxai bears down on the city Monday morning.
September 09, 2019 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Pure Land pagoda’s unique bamboo gate

Ruong Lon Pagoda in the southern province of Dong Nai has an entrance created out of bamboo unlike any other pagoda.
September 08, 2019 | 08:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines cancels flights to South Korea as typhoon nears

Vietnam Airlines has changed its flight schedules to South Korea with typhoon Ling Ling forecast to hit many parts of the country Saturday.
September 06, 2019 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

The glass is half empty in northern village

The glass blowing craft of Xoi Tri Village in Nam Dinh Province, which saw its heyday decades ago, is now in danger of dying out.
September 06, 2019 | 04:37 pm GMT+7
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