April 30th, 2010

 

Burning incense has always been an integral part in the lives of Asians and in certain parts of the world. For the Vietnamese in particular, it plays an important role in their spiritual beliefs and holds great significance to their tradition. Believed to connect our earthly...

 

April 28th, 2010

 

With the demand for electricity growing at a rapid rate every year in the country, Vietnam is now looking into renewed energy sources to shave off its energy bill by about 20 to 30 percent in the next ten years. Inviting other countries like Finland, Germany, Denmark, Japan and a...

 

April 26th, 2010

 

The well-loved bakery and café that used to sit in a convenient corner of the known tourist street of Dong Khoi is now reduced to torn-down ruins and unrecognizable traces of the once stylish, well-decorated, French-style structure. A time-honored café, restaurant and patisserie...

 

April 24th, 2010

 

A week-long cultural event called "Walking in a Cloud in Sa Pa" will be held from April 30 to May 4 to showcase the rich and distinctive aspects of Sa Pa’s diverse ethnic cultures.

 

April 21st, 2010

 

The Cannes Film Festival organizing board has announced the nominees for “International Critics Weeks” category, including “Bi, don’t be afraid” by Vietnamese director Phan Dang Di.

 

April 17th, 2010

 

Huge clouds of volcanic ash coming from Iceland have stranded millions of travelers to and from Europe, leaving hundreds of aircrafts grounded while several airlines catering the destination face huge losses. The cancellation of flights started on Friday when thick dust caused by...

 

April 15th, 2010

 

Residents in the central province of Quang Ngai are living in fear after a group of wild tigers have begun coming into their village.

 

April 12th, 2010

 

The Prime Minister has instructed the Vietnam Airlines Corporation to consider opening direct air routes from Vietnam to India and other South Asian destinations.

 

April 9th, 2010

 

A beautiful and historical lake that has graced the country’s capital for the past centuries is now in danger of being shut off from the very people it provides quick reclusion from the drowning urban noise.

 

April 7th, 2010

 

After receiving over 24,000 votes from local and foreign visitors within a three-month period, Ho Chi Minh City has now concluded and made public its “100 Excitements” intended to promote the city’s image as a tourist destination. The list, which was announced on February 25,...