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Ru Cha mangroves forest in autumn

Around 12 kilometers from Hue City, Ru Cha Mangroves Forest is nestled in Tam Giang Lagoon in Thua Thien-Hue Province. In the local dialect, ru means forest while cha is the name of the trees growing densely in the forest.

Tam Giang lagoon at dawn

Tam Giang lagoon in Thua Thien – Hue province boasts a rich and diverse ecosystem. Its vast fishing ground is also a source of livelihood for local fishermen.

Do Quyen waterfall

Do Quyen waterfall is one of the nicest waterfalls in Thua Thien-Hue province in central Vietnam. It is like a white silk carpet against green of Mount Bach Ma and flanked by light red azalea flowers it is named after.

Vietnam looks to make tourism a spearhead

Nguyen Anh Tuan, director of the Institute for Tourism Development Research, talks to Vietnam News Agency on the causes that hamper efforts to turn Vietnam’s tourism into the country's driver of growth.

Photo story: Catching clams in Tam Giang Lagoon

 VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of poor women soak their bodies in brackish water all day long to catch clams.

Boating along O Lau River

 VietNamNet Bridge – To make a boat tour along the O Lau River, we departed at a wharf in Hoi Ky Village in Thua Thien-Hue Province, where bamboo clumps mirrored in the clear water.

Aquatic weeds improve Thua Thien soil fertility

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of hectares of barren land in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue have become fertile in recent years after farmers used aquatic weeds to fertilise the soil.

Budding artists go on display in Hue

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 50 young artists are holding an exhibition in Hue City featuring a wide range of themes and media.