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Vietnam strives to earn US$30bil. from tourism in 2019

The Vietnamese tourism sector is approaching to the target of welcoming 17.5 -18 million international visitors and serving 85 million domestic tourists in 2019, while earning revenue of nearly US$30.1 billion.


Ca Mau develops eco-tourism tourism

Seeing tourism as a spearhead economy in the near future, Ca Mau is working to promote renowned tourist attractions and local typical products, including eco-tourism, community-based tourism, among both domestic and foreign visitors.

Two foreign tourists killed as boat capsizes in Indonesia

Two foreigners have died after their boat capsized in rough seas offshore Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, the country’s search and rescue agency said on September 16.


Fish sauce and pottery in central region recognised as heritages

Two traditional trades – fish sauce from Nam Ô Village in Da Nang and Thanh Ha pottery from Hoi An – have been recognised as National Intangible Heritages by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism,

A visit to Ru Cha mangrove forest in Autumn

Ru Cha primary mangrove forest is located in Huong Phong commune, Huong Tra town, Thua Thien-Hue province. Its main functions include preventing salinity and protecting aquatic resources.

Ragworm fritters

Chả rươi is made from, you've guessed it... WORMS!

Thua Thien - Hue continues upgrading relics as planned

Authorities in the central province are continuing with a plan to renovate 16 historic relic sites at a total cost of VND100 billion (US$4.3 million) this year.

Do Cong Tuong temple complex

A complex of temples and tombs dedicated to Do Cong Tuong and his wife in Dong Thap Province was recognized as a national relic site of Vietnam in early July.


Ha Giang's ancient tea trees get top recognition and protection

Ha Giang Province’s signature shan tuyết tea trees have been recognised as part of the Ancient Tree Heritage of Vietnam.

HCM City roundabouts have their owned history

In the history of building and development of urban transport, Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City has recorded its own features with a variety of roundabouts.


Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau: Cultural diplomacy helps to duplicate nation’s soft power

Having been to more than 100 countries and thus having lived, studied and worked for dozens of years abroad, veteran diplomat Pham Sanh Chau has made significant contributions to realising Vietnam’s cultural diplomacy strategy.

Villagers benefit from reviving natural farming practices

A group of farmers in Thanh Dong Village, Hoi An's Cam Thanh Commune, have transformed their land into a healthy organic garden and a favourite rendezvous for nature lovers by moving away from their prolonged use of pesticides and fertiliser.


An Binh Island develops environmentally-friendly homestay model

An Binh island off the coast of Quang Ngai province’s Ly Son district is promoting the environmentally-friendly homestay model. Initially, this model has made a hit with holidaymakers.

Quoc Hoc Hue - Century Old High School

Being the first and oldest high school in Vietnam, Quoc Hoc (National high school) was originally the school for children from royal and noble families.

India to attract more Vietnamese tourists: experts

The Indian Tourism Ministry is discussing with Vietnamese counterparts to issue favourable policies for Vietnamese travel agencies, who bring more guests to India, according to a representative.

Silk industry at Ma Chau village

Ma Chau silk village, at Nam Phuoc town, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province, is a famous traditional handicraft village associated with the history of Duy Xuyen district. 

Phu Quy island tourism soars

Phu Quy island district in Binh Thuan province is known for its great potential for marine economic growth, especially in tourism, thanks to its favourable natural conditions and stunning landscapes.

Vietnam food: Longan

Are you longing for longan? This popular fruit in Vietnam is actually named after… the eye of a dragon! But despite it fire-breathing moniker, longan drinks are the perfect way to keep cool in the summer hear.


A man dedicates to producing ancient Shan Tuyet tea

Vang A Khua, a man from a Mong ethnic minority group in Moi village, Suoi Giang commune, Yen Bai province, was born into a family from six generations of producing the ancient Shan Tuyet tea by traditional manual methods.

Poetic scene in Mekong River Delta in “floating season”

The annual “floating season” in Mekong Delta, when the water level is on the rise and the rivers and canals expand, takes place from the seventh to the ninth lunar month.