December 30th, 2009

 

Vietnam is one of the world's fastest growing economies. But the country is also experiencing the effects of climate change. Scientists say parts of the country would be inundated within 40 years because of rising sea levels. The community in Ca Mau province grapples with the...

 

December 30th, 2009

 

Vietnam's farmers try to adjust to the effects of climate change.

Vietnam is one of the world's fastest growing economies. But the country is also experiencing the effects of climate change. Scientists say parts of the country would be inundated within 40 years because of rising...

 

December 28th, 2009

 

The US-based Frommer’s travel magazine has recommended Hanoi as one of the 12 most attractive destinations for 2010. The popular travel guide describes the thousand-year-old city as a thriving metropolis with a French colonial soul...

 

 

 

December 28th, 2009

 

According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the country targets to triple its revenue to around US$10-11 billion by the year 2015. Currently Vietnam has more than 700 international travel firms and a large number of domestic travel companies with more than 10,000...

 

December 22nd, 2009

 

In the crowded streets of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, American friends Iris and Noah try to help homeless children and find a higher calling for their lives. The friends are fictional, characters in John Shors' new novel, Dragon House. But, the problem of homeless...

 

December 19th, 2009

 

One of the largest Vietnamese communities in the United States resides in Houston and along the Gulf coast in Texas, Louisiana and Alabama. They now have a chance to reconnect with the rich history of their homeland through a new art exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston...

 

December 19th, 2009

 

The cost of rice is expected to climb over the coming months, as an improving global economy raises demand, and drought cuts production in countries such as India...

 

 

 

December 14th, 2009

 

The world’s second biggest rice exporter Vietnam is eagerly awaiting the outcome of 2009’s Global Climate Conference in Copenhagen. During the conference taking place from December 7th to 18th succeeding regulations for the Kyoto protocol will be agreed upon. Vietnam is facing an...

 

December 10th, 2009

 

A northern food festival will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from December 11th to 13th to commemorate the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of Hanoi, the “1.000 năm Thăng Long-Hà Nội” series of festivals.

 

December 5th, 2009

 

To boost the country’s tourism sector and attract international tourists, Vietnam has arranged the program “Impressive Vietnam”. This is an online platform for travel companies to pitch their tours with formidable fee reductions up to 50%.