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Pung Luong bamboo forest, also known as the Na Hang Tua Chu bamboo forest, with several bamboo trees standing straight, resembles a scene in a martial art movie.

Spectacular bamboo forest in Yen Bai

So far, not many local travelers have known about this destination in the mountainous province of Yen Bai. It has not only beautiful terraced rice fields but also a spectacular bamboo forest that was planted 60 years ago.

Domestic routes resuming, international flights pending

As the Covid-19 epidemic is now under control in Vietnam, domestic flights have been operational again, with seat distancing no longer applied. 

Flight prices on the rise as outbreak situation improves

Air ticket prices have increased recently as the fight against Covid-19 has shown positive signs and demand is still higher than supply.

More than 200 airplanes of Vietnamese airlines left idle due to Covid-19

Up to more than 200 airplanes have been left unused at Vietnamese airports as local airlines have had to restrict flights due to the worsening Covid-19 epidemic.

Airlines struggle to survive coronavirus outbreak

Vietnamese airlines are having a hard time mitigating the impact of the coronavirus outbreak which is threatening to erase the nascent air-travel boom in the country.

Shopping for fun

A market on the western outskirts of Hanoi holds a surprise.

There is nowhere else in the city you can find fish traps and hundreds of other utensils made of bamboo like Ha Dong Market.

Breadwinners living on straightening bamboo

Nulgar bamboo straightening is a traditional craft in Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) region in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, which is home to big nulgar bamboo forests.

Vietnamese Bamboo Circus showcases Vietnamese life

Bamboo and circus are two familiar concepts in Vietnamese life, but sometimes familiarity and simplicity are anything but ordinary, especially when the two combines on stage to create an art show like the Vietnamese Bamboo Circus.

Bamboo, Vietjet suspend operations of some routes

Two local carriers, Bamboo Airways and Vietjet Air, have suspended operations on four air routes: Nha Trang-Thanh Hoa, Vinh-Pleiku, Vinh-Hanoi and Haiphong-Can Tho.


Airlines offer huge pay to lure pilots

VietNamNet Bridge - The average income of Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific’s pilots depends on their position and length of service.

Bamboo conservation park in Da Nang protects 100 species

VietNamNet Bridge - Located about 10 kilometers northeast of Da Nang center, Son Tra Tinh Vien bamboo reserve contains over 100 bamboo and ivory bamboo species.

Bamboo, rattan sectors face several hurdles

 Despite untapped potential for development, Viet Nam’s bamboo and rattan sector is still facing challenges that are preventing a growth spurt, according to industry insiders.

Homestay in Duong Lam ancient village

 VietNamNet Bridge – Homestay tourism in the Duong Lam ancient village Son Tay, Hanoi connects guests with live-in hosts to better experience the local way of life and culture.

Bamboo innovator creates useful device

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Van Du's machine to split bamboo not only enriched the inventor; it also raised earnings for his fellow villagers.

In photos: Thu Hong bamboo and rattan craft village

 According to history books, the people in Thu Hong Village, located near the Ca Lo River, have practiced the traditional craft of making bamboo furniture since the reign of King Le Canh Hung (1740-1786).

Vietnamese architect shortlisted for an international architecture award

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia’s restaurant project, named the Kontum Indochine Café, was among 300 shortlisted for World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards 2013.