September 27th, 2011


The number of UNESCO-recognized heritages in Vietnam are not many. But what is more important; is how Vietnam has treated the recognized heritages?


September 25th, 2011


Hon Tam Tourist Site is an island seven kilometers southeast of Nha Trang coastal town. Its white sandy beaches and palm trees lining the area makes it a popular tourist destination, both local and foreign. But to get there, visitors had to take a 10-minute ferry ride exclusively...


September 23rd, 2011


For as long as she can remember, Dieu Thi Mai, 41 years old, of Dac Nong, Vietnam, has done and known nothing else but epics. For 26 long years, she has collected, translated, recited and taught epics to people in Tay Nguyen, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.


September 15th, 2011


After being faced with several land erosion incidents in the past, experts in Vietnam employed 3D technology to predict areas under threat along Thanh Da Canal, Binh Thanh District, in Ho Chi Minh. It could be recalled that a number of city homes collapsed in the city during...


September 13th, 2011


From May 27 to June 3, 2011, Vietnam will introduce its five world cultural heritages at the World Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition in China.


September 12th, 2011


Phan Van Toai, a craftsman in Phu Lang ceramics village in the northern province of Bac Ninh, has been busier than usual during the weekends after launching a new service to introduce craft making to tourists at his own ceramic workshop.


Toai, 28, is the fifth generation of...


September 11th, 2011


Scientists have warned that the water of the Red River may be red no more, since the river is gradually losing silt which has been, for many centuries, irrigating the rice fields in the north of Vietnam.


September 9th, 2011


Every year, the Vietnam domestic tourism sector has a target of attracting 5.5 million foreign visitors into its place. And this year, it will once again reach its annual goal as the tourism sector is predicted to grow more than 10 percent. This statement is according to the Viet...


September 7th, 2011


To promote traditional Vietnamese costumes such as the ao dai, the world-famous franchise Fashion Café opened in Ho Chi Minh City.


September 5th, 2011


Hue food is what you can call elegance in simplicity. Though made of local ingredients from the river, green field and mountain, each meal is cooked and served meticulously that makes one think of having the privilege of eating a royal dish. Whether you’re eating a simple banh...