Update news summer

Hanoi swelters in grip of summer heat wave

Localities throughout the north of the country, including Hanoi, have been enduring a major hot spell at the start of summer with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius.

In Vietnam, snake bites a risk in summer

As summer arrives, so does an increase in the number of people bitten by venomous snakes.

Circus wild animals retire, pets get job

Over one year since the Asia For Animals Coalition’s call for not using wild animals in circus performance, Vietnamese kids have now been getting acquainted with familiar pets on stage.

Extracurricular classes for kids during summer

Parents who are finding extracurricular classes including piano, painting, photography, dancing and music for their children to minimize their exposure to social media, smartphones and the Internet ...

Children need to play games, not game shows

Summer is the season that children can rest after nine months of hard work at school. Summer is also when various children’s game shows are broadcast on television to entertain adults.

Playground shortage cramps children's summer

 VietNamNet Bridge – A shortage of playground means a hard summer holiday for city children.

Summer discounts offered on trains

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi Railway Corporation will reduce costs by up to 15 per cent on North-South train tickets this summer to attract more travelers to long-range train travel.

Ten “cool” destinations in the summer

 VietNamNet Bridge - Situated on the mountain ranges and romantic plateaus, these are the ideal places for tourists to enjoy the balmy weather during the hot summer in Vietnam.

A series of activities for tourists in Da Nang

From June 28 to July 3, tourists to Da Nang will have the opportunity to experience many interesting activities such as non-motorized paragliding, art football, coracle shaking in the sea, quick eating and quick drinking, etc.

Eight Vietnamese children die from accidents every day

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the Agency for Child Protection and Care, every day there are 7-8 children who die of accidents. The annual average number is up to 6,000-7,000, with summer as the peak season.

Crape myrtle and flamboyant blossom on Hanoi streets

 VietNamNet Bridge - The flowers associated with school age are blooming around the streets of Hanoi, together with the sound of cicadas to signal that the school year is passing.

Fashion week to showcase Spring, Summer designs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam Fashion Week kicks off tonight at the Ha Noi Daewoo Hotel, with a taste of 19 collections (600 designs) by veteran and emerging designers to be shown during the week.