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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.

Ha Long Bay to pilot plastic ban on tourism boats

A pilot project will see 15 firms stop using plastic bags, bottled water and wet paper towels on Ha Long Bay.

Ha Long Bay enters global list of best sunrise spots

Microsoft web portal MSN has named Ha Long Bay among the world's 10 most beautiful sunrise spots, based on votes from its readers.
July 24, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Google honors Vietnam’s Hoi An on its homepage

The Google Doodle features the ancient town of Hoi An today, making it the first Vietnamese destination to be honored thus.
July 16, 2019 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Hoi An to spend $860,000 strengthening vulnerable Pagoda Bridge

Hoi An is working on a renovation plan costing up to VND20 billion ($860,000) to save its 400-year-old bridge from possible collapse.
July 05, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Ha Long Bay a top 10 Asian tourist attraction: Hong Kong newspaper

The South China Morning Post includes Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay in its latest list of 10 most popular Asian attractions.
June 30, 2019 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Van Don Airport near Ha Long Bay receives first international flight

Van Don International Airport, Vietnam’s first private airport and situated near Ha Long Bay, received its first international flight from China on Monday.
May 28, 2019 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Phong Nha-Ke Bang diversity wins a Southeast Asia recommendation

UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in central Vietnam is one of top 10 Southeast Asian places to 'go wild' in.
May 23, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay gets another int’l compliment

U.S. news site Business Insider has named Ha Long Bay among 35 most incredible places on the planet.
April 04, 2019 | 09:13 am GMT+7

Ha Long Bay a once-in-a-lifetime destination: US publication

US News has added Ha Long Bay to its list of world’s 30 most famous landmarks to visit at least once in a lifetime. 
March 20, 2019 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Hoi An goes easy on British wallets

British tourists have to pay less for staple items in Hoi An, compared to other Southeast Asian cities.
January 14, 2019 | 08:36 pm GMT+7
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