Ho Chi Minh City’s lantern street readies for Mid-Autumn Festivalicon

Ho Chi Minh City’s lantern street readies for Mid-Autumn Festival

icon24/09/2020
A host of activities are being prepared around HCM City as the Mid-Autumn Festival fast approaches. Among them is Luong Nhu Hoc lantern street in the city’s District 5.
Terraced fields of Hoang Su Phi appear stunning during harvest season

Terraced fields of Hoang Su Phi appear stunning during harvest season

TRAVELicon21/09/2020
Situated in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, visitors to Hoang Su Phi district are sure to be overwhelmed by the area’s yellow terraced fields which appear to be straight out of a fairytale.
Hoi An bustling once more following weeks of social distancing

Hoi An bustling once more following weeks of social distancing

TRAVELicon21/09/2020
After weeks of social distancing, people in Hoi An ancient town in central Quang Nam province are now happy that their lives are about to return to some sense of normalcy. Tourism companies and those with wanderlust are the happiest.
Those entering Vietnam charged for concentrated quarantine from Sept 1

Those entering Vietnam charged for concentrated quarantine from Sept 1

SOCIETYicon18/09/2020
Those entering Vietnam from September 1 have to pay costs of their quarantine at concentrated facilities, as Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently agreed with the Finance Ministry’s proposal related to this issue.
Vietnam among most searched places for visiting once travel ban lifted

Vietnam among most searched places for visiting once travel ban lifted

TRAVELicon20/09/2020
Travelers start to make a list of destinations they want to escape to when Covid-19 is under control.
HCM City to turn Can Gio into sustainable eco-urban area

HCM City to turn Can Gio into sustainable eco-urban area

SOCIETYicon16/09/2020
HCM City plans to turn Can Gio District into an ecological urban area as part of efforts to urbanise it and improve the quality of life for locals.
Resumption of some international commercial flights approved

Resumption of some international commercial flights approved

TRAVELicon17/09/2020
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has approved a proposal on resuming regular international passenger flights between Vietnam and some partners submitted by the Transport Ministry.
Hanoi reopens bars, karaoke parlors from September 16

Hanoi reopens bars, karaoke parlors from September 16

SOCIETYicon16/09/2020
The weekend walking space of Hoan Kiem lake and the surrounding area would be resumed from September 18.
Vietnamese food: Grilled chicken feet

Vietnamese food: Grilled chicken feet

TRAVELicon17/09/2020
You have probably eaten chicken drumsticks or hotwings but what about chicken feet? 
Best-selling Vietnamese teen novel reaches young Japanese

Best-selling Vietnamese teen novel reaches young Japanese

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon16/09/2020
“Ticket to Childhood”, a novel from Nguyen Nhat Anh renowned among Vietnamese teenagers, has recently been introduced to young Japanese readers.
Vietnam’s domestic tourism set to recover post-COVID-19

Vietnam’s domestic tourism set to recover post-COVID-19

TRAVELicon15/09/2020
The second wave of COVID-19 hitting Vietnam put many tourism providers under great stress as they tried to keep their business afloat, but now the pandemic has subsided they are well-placed to bring business back to normal.
Hanoi considers allowing overnight services to boost night-time economy

Hanoi considers allowing overnight services to boost night-time economy

BUSINESSicon14/09/2020
Authorities in Hanoi are seeking feedback for a pilot scheme to allow recreational establishments in Hoan Kiem area to stay open past midnight.
AMM-53, related meetings begin

AMM-53, related meetings begin

POLITICSicon09/09/2020
The 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings are organised in the form of video conference from September 9-12.
Season of ripening rice in Y Ty Commune

Season of ripening rice in Y Ty Commune

TRAVELicon14/09/2020
The border commune of Y Ty, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, is well-known as an ideal place to enjoy the dazzling beauty of terraced paddy fields and clouds 
Passenger flights resumed in Da Nang as virus outbreaks under control

Passenger flights resumed in Da Nang as virus outbreaks under control

SOCIETYicon07/09/2020
The central city of Danang has fully resumed all passenger transport services including domestic passenger flights since the morning of September 7 as the Covid-19 outbreaks have been basically contained.  
Special schools in prison

Special schools in prison

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon07/09/2020
An exhibition being held at Hoa Lo Prison Relic, is displaying special documents and artifacts, sparking admiration of the resilience and will of Vietnam’s revolutionary soldiers,