February 28th, 2010

 

Located at a height of nearly 1,850 metres, Sa Pa meteorological station in the northern province of Lao Cai is not a popular destination.

 

February 26th, 2010

 

With hair estimated at 6.8 meters (over 22 feet) in length, Tran Van Hay, a 79-year old Vietnamese man, is believed to have the world’s longest hair in history. This record beats the measured 5.6-meter hair of Xie Qiuping from China as documented in the Guinness World Records...

 

February 25th, 2010

 

Around 10,000 gathered in Bac Lieu province of Southern Vietnam to pay their final respects to “Your Excellency”, a 52-foot dead whale carried along their coast a day earlier. Lavish preparations were observed during its funeral held at the mouth of Cai Cung River, of which, a...

 

February 24th, 2010

 

VietNamNet Bridge – In the early New Year, HCM City is still partying to the sound of drums and cymbals – this time from the dragon and unicorn dancing troupes.

 

February 20th, 2010

 

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city and home to over 7 million people, is a favorite tourist destination for the contagious energy and vibrancy of the city’s busy districts brimming with life. Known to be filled with entertainment and unforgettable travel experiences, a...

 

February 18th, 2010

 

During the 1,000th anniversary of Hanoi, the longest Banh Tet ever was served in Nha Trang on Tuesday. The sticky rice cake was 35 meters long and consisted of 400 kilograms of glutinous rice and 60 kilos of green peas, wrapped into 400 kilograms of banana leaves.

 

February 18th, 2010

 

In an attempt to stabilize the foreign currency market, The State Bank of Vietnam, the country’s central bank, allowed the dong to slip by 3.4% against a broadly stronger dollar on Thursday, setting its interbank rate at 18,544 against a dollar versus the previous day’s rate of...

 

February 17th, 2010

 

As natural disasters are always the biggest obstacles of the rice export industry in Vietnam, looks like it will face a different form of challenge this year. On top of its many existing problems brought about by poor weather conditions and crop diseases, there is an anticipated...

 

February 11th, 2010

 

In these days, whole Vietnam is upside down: Two weeks before the New Year’s celebration, families have begun to prepare the feast and decorate their homes. On Tet everyone tries to be with the beloved ones. But what do Vietnamese expats who do not have the chance to go home...