June 29th, 2011

 

700-year old dugout wooden canoes were discovered along the Huong (Perfume) River in Hue. The ancient artifacts were found by two scrap metal scavengers as they were working along the river.

 

June 27th, 2011

 

A group of Vietnamese and Australian scientists came across a new species of frog in central Vietnam's Langbian plateau. The experts say that the newly discovered amphibian, is the first recorded specimens of Leptobrachium leucops that thrives at an altitude of between 1,558 and...

 

June 25th, 2011

 

Ba Be National Park is a reserve in Bac Kan Province, Northeast Vietnam, set up to protect Ba Be Lake, a freshwater lake, along with surrounding limestone and lowland evergreen forests. It is situated about 240 kilometers northwest of the capital city of Hanoi, 70 kilometers...

 

June 21st, 2011

 

A town with a rich and fascinating architectural heritage, Hanoi manages to be both exhilarating and enchanting. Built by French colonists in the late 19th century, the French Quarter creates an image of Paris in Hanoi and is a popular part of the capital.

 

June 17th, 2011

 

For fear of intrusion of the Catholic Church, Emperor Canh Thinh, then ruler of Vietnam during the reign of Tay Son Dynasty in 1798, decided to restrict the practice of Catholicism in the country. Soon after that, he issued an anti-Catholic edict in which persecution ensued.

 

June 11th, 2011

 

The construction of the National Assembly House has affected the archaeological site in Thang Long Royal Citadel at N0 18, Hoang Dieu Street, Hanoi.

 

June 9th, 2011

 

If you’re looking for adventure, this is definitely it. But if you appreciate beauty as well, it’s beauty in the most natural and true form. Dong Van Stone Plateau Geopark is recognized as part of the Global Network of National Geoparks (GGN).

 

June 9th, 2011

 

If someone asked what the most beautiful part of Vietnam is, Ha Giang would have to be it.

 

June 7th, 2011

 

In the province of Quang Ninh in Vietnam’s North, an abundance of nature awaits to be tapped, encountered and experienced. Not many people have explored the beauty in the Yen Hung District as it may not be as spoken about compared to popular tourist destinations.

 

June 5th, 2011

 

This year's HCM City Tourism Day 2011 will highlight special aspects of five popular destinations – HCM City, Da Lat, Binh Thuan, Phu Quoc and Hai Phong, organisers of the annual event said yesterday, Mach 22.