Scaling a peak and feeling new highs

Viet Nam News Getting to the top of Chiêu Lầu Thi Mountain is hard, dangerous and scary, but the reward…

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Nimble fingers do a village proud

Viet Nam News Văn Lâm Village is set to become a cultural landmark simply by preserving its traditional embroidery and…

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There’s no place like a homestay

Viet Nam News by Hồng Vân  A ten-square-metre private homestay room with basic facilities is what I exchanged for a…

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Remembering Fidel’s unwavering support

Steadfast leader: Fidel Castro, a great leader of the Cuban people, an unyielding communist and revolutionary leader of Latin American…

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A beautiful stream that imparts beauty

Viet Nam News By Phương Hà We cannot be sure when it started, but a rumour about the Khe Xanh…

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Flowers warm up winter

Viet Nam News By Lê Hương Flower growing regions are attractive destinations for short getaways. This time of the year,…

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Farewell to Hà Nội’s Cinema Paradiso

Viet Nam News by Bạch Liên For movie-lovers in Hà Nội, next Wednesday (November 30) will be their last chance…

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Tà Pạ mountain lures nature-loving tourists to Tri Tôn

Viet Nam News By Hoàng Linh An Giang province’s Tà Pạ mountain is one of seven peaks named Thất Sơn,…

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A lovely day to remember in Tai Chung

Viet Nam News by Thu Giang HÀ NỘI — I begin a one-day tour in Tai Chung, in central Taiwan,…

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S Korea frowns at budget tours from Việt Nam

Cheap tours: Vietnamese travel agencies offering budget tours costing less than VNĐ12 million (US$537) to South Korea cannot get advertising…

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Four Vietnamese hotels win Condé Nast awards

Lap of luxury: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is one of four hotels in Việt Nam winning this year’s coveted Condé…

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VN lacquer works promoted at Malaysia art fair

Large lacquer: The 2016 Malaysia Art Expo is a major annual art fair. This year’s event at the Matrae Exhibition…

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River tours fall without Mekong Delta flood rains

Tour operators in HCM City have had to drop so-called “floating tours” to the Mekong Delta from September to November,…

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Vegetable Village attracts visitors to Hội An

Trà Quế Vegetable Village is a “must-see” for visitors to the ancient town of Hội An in the Central province…

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Fukuoka: a unique blend of modernity and tradition

Viet Nam News by Hoàng Anh When asked about travelling to Japan most people I know would mention either Tokyo…

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The ‘Cave of Fire’ is a cool place

Viet Nam News By Minh Đức The Tay people call it Thẳm Phầy, or the “Cave of Fire”. Apparently, no…

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The great balls of fire in Nong Khai

Viet Nam News By Khiếu Thanh Hà Visiting Thailand has never been boring to me, since the country is not…

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The gym teacher of Đà Nẵng beach

Viet Nam News The sight of people crawling along Da Nang beach on their stomachs in the early morning draws…

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Solo performer opens own puppetry museum

Viet Nam News At the age of 75, artist Dương Văn Học, who is well known as a pioneer in…

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Doctors, embassy bring health care to Kon Tum

Viet Nam News As part of their social initiatives, Family Medical Practice Vietnam and the Embassy of Israel in Việt…

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Discovering the wonderland below our feet

Viet Nam News Across the globe, most people would say that Việt Nam’s greatest scenic wonder is the UNESCO Natural…

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Vietnam property market: to buy or not to buy?

Recently I gave a talk to a group of expats buying in Vietnam which is a hot topic I am…

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Uber debuts self-driving cars

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Possible air pollution link to Alzheimer’s

  [embedded content] Microscopic analysis has shown, for the first time, tiny magnetic particles from air pollution lodged in human…

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JOC approves Nagoya and Aichi’s joint bid for 2026 Asian Games

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has given the green light to Aichi Prefecture and its capital Nagoya as joint candidate…

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Uncooperative woman stays in car, towed to police station

A 36-year-old business executive who abruptly drove away when being questioned by the Dong Nai Province traffic police and refused…

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Hydropower dam tunnel collapses in central Vietnam flash floods, many missing

At least two workers and 14 local residents are missing after a hydropower water tunnel collapsed in Quang Nam Province…

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Vietnamese judge rebuked for lenient ruling in underage sex case

The People’s Court in the southern province of Ca Mau has officially censured a judge for handing down a lenient…

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Russian hackers leak health data of Biles, Williams sisters

Hackers have published confidential medical data belonging to a handful of high-profile American athletes including Serena Williams and Simone Biles….

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Ancient British explorer ship likely found in Canadian Arctic

The second of two British exploration ships that vanished during a storied expedition to the Arctic in 1846 has been…

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