Located 30km from Hà Nội, Bắc Ninh Province is renowned not only for its melodious quan họ (love duet) singing, but also for another romantic local hobby: raising homing pigeons.
Hưng Yên Province has fined a foreign-invested enterprise company VNĐ400 million (approximately US$16,000) for committing another environmental violation.
About 40 Kim Hoàng folk paintings will be shown at the Exhibition House on 93 Đinh Tiên Hoàng as a part of a series of cultural activities taking place at the weekend walking street around Hoàn Kiếm Lake from June 15.
The traffic connectivity is one of the factors hindering the Mekong Delta’s tourism sector.
Many people have called him “a wanderer”. The circle of professional photographers in Việt Nam have nicknamed him “a man of forest”.
In a darkened theatre in central Hà Nội, a wooden dragon emerges from a pool to the sound of cymbals crashing in a traditional water puppet show that lures hundreds of tourists daily but is largely shunned by locals.
The UK Government, in conjunction with the Luang Prabang Film Festival, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has launched a short-film making contest on illegal wildlife trade, said the UK Embassy in Vietnam on June 12.
Over 200 young volunteers in the central Da Nang city have gathered to clean up Son Tra peninsula, one of the tourist attractions in the city. The activity is in respond to the action month for environment.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided a non-refundable assistance package worth 53,858 USD for the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to implement a project to recycle urban waste.
Facebook has launched a programme designed to help Vietnamese officials at all levels to enhance their capacity of using technology and social networks to cope with natural disasters.