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Rough sea strands thousands of tourists on Vietnam's northern island

All ships have been prohibited from traveling to or leaving Co To Island due to strong winds.

Don’t go off the beaten path in forests, Vietnam tourists advised

Military official says tourists should stay safe by sticking to trekking routes approved by authorities.

A heady fragrance brews as lotuses bloom in Hanoi

Connoisseurs insist that the best lotus tea needs flowers from the West Lake area.
June 19, 2018 | 08:06 am GMT+7

‘Sweet somethings’ make for a cool summer fest in Vietnam

The streets bustle with people shopping for dishes specially made for the summer cleansing festival.
June 18, 2018 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

A spiritual high: Tallest bell tower in Saigon

Xa Loi stands out as a pagoda that carries modern achitectural influences.
June 18, 2018 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Rooting for an organic wonder in central Vietnam

The ‘Vietnamese ginseng,’ grown in sylvan surroundings in Quang Nam Province, can fetch up to $4,400 per kilogram.
June 17, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

'There is just not enough monitoring at the high camps to ensure the mountain stays clean.'
June 17, 2018 | 11:41 am GMT+7

Quang Binh – blessed with special natural attractions

In a nation not short on natural beauty, Quang Binh Province stands out with its ‘dark secrets.’
June 16, 2018 | 10:49 am GMT+7

New Vietnam international airport to open in December

Located in one of the SEZ areas, Van Don is the first airport in the country built with locally mobilized capital.
June 16, 2018 | 07:46 am GMT+7

A coracle spectacle

Watch fishermen in central Vietnam race each other in small, round wicker boats.
June 09, 2018 | 07:44 pm GMT+7

Award-winning photo show returns to Vietnam

World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 in Hanoi will feature 130 outstanding pictures taken by top photojournalists.
June 07, 2018 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

‘Despacito’ superstar to sing at Da Nang summer fest

Luis Fonsi will be among a host of international and domestic artists performing at the July 6-7 Cocofest 2018.
June 07, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

Swiss airline giant to launch new route to Vietnam

Beginning November 15, two flights will leave Ho Chi Minh City every week for Zurich.
June 01, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Hoi An enjoys a floral explosion in summer

Tourists come to the ancient town this May will be amazed by the beautiful blooming flowers around the city.
May 31, 2018 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sees host of problems as it hosts Chinese tourists

‘Zero dollar’ tours, uncouth behavior and wanton undermining of Vietnamese sovereignty spoil China’s image.
May 29, 2018 | 02:55 pm GMT+7
 
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