August 31st, 2011

 

Vietnam is known for its rich history and culture. Equally, or even more, it’s known for its breathtaking sceneries that has earned its reputation as a world-class tourist destination. Panoramic mountains, rivers, temples, hotels, restaurants, beaches and other natural and...

 

August 29th, 2011

 

The number of universities in Vietnam have been increasing rapidly, while the number of university lecturers have not been increasing accordingly. As a result, universities, especially newly established ones, are seriously thirsty for lecturers.

 

August 25th, 2011

 

The habitat of an endangered turtle species was discovered in Lam Dong Province, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Cuora Picturata, the scientific name for Southern Vietnamese Box Turtle, was found in the forests of Langbian plateau by a group of scientists working in the...

 

August 23rd, 2011

 

Foreign tourist arrivals in Vietnam are steadily increasing. This, according to the General Statistics (GSO) which recorded more than 460,000 visitors to enter Vietnam from all over the world in April of this year. This is equivalent to a 6.3 percent rise compared to last year’s...

 

August 19th, 2011

 

Over the last few years, Thien Son-Suoi Nga has become a famous tourist spot among Hanoi residents. A natural haven of waterfalls, lakes and mountains, it’s no wonder it has become a favorite weekend retreat destination for local citizens.

 

August 15th, 2011

 

After the death of an elephant named Beckham in the Central Highland city of Da Lat last week, wildlife experts have warned that the number of elephants in Vietnam is falling and elephants will be extinct in the next ten years.

 

August 11th, 2011

 

Son Doong is the world’s largest cave and is found in Vietnam, in the central Quang Binh Province. And last Sunday, a group of Japanese filmmakers went to the area to shoot a 3D documentary about the world’s biggest cave.

 

August 9th, 2011

 

If you’re familiar with the book “1,000 Places To See Before You Die” by Patricia Schultz, also an executive producer of the Travel Channel’s show of the same name, Cha Ca La Vong in Hanoi is mentioned as one of the 1,000 places to see before you die. For something like that to...

 

August 7th, 2011

 

Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake areas to be closed and transformed into walking streets. This is the police’ plan approved by the Hanoi People’s Committee on June 2.

 

August 5th, 2011

 

Since the rainy season is just around the corner, the Department of Transport in Ho Chi Minh City wants to make sure the roads are safe to avoid flooding and accidents.