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The tangled matrix that is Mekong Delta’s first heritage tree

By Di Vy  &nbspSeptember 20, 2019 | 02:20 pm GMT+7 A 150-year-old banyan tree in Can Tho City with scores…

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More Vietnam-Jakarta direct flights will boost bilateral tourism: Indonesia

Ibnu Hadi, Indonesian ambassador to Vietnam, said strengthening connectivity would be an ‘important factor’ in increasing the number of visitors…

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Vietnamese lensman’s shot wins first prize in international Nature Conservancy contest

By Dang Khoa  &nbspSeptember 19, 2019 | 03:09 pm GMT+7 The photo ‘Dance in the sea’ taken by Vietnamese photographer…

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Vietnam Airlines to fly non-stop to Bali, Phuket

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 18, 2019 | 06:27 pm GMT+7 Tourists visit the resort island of Bali in Indonesia. Photo…

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National park night trips harassing wildlife, public say

Located in the southern province of Dong Nai around 150 kilometers north of HCMC, Cat Tien National Park, recognized as…

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Hanoi, HCMC among Asia’s more expensive cities, survey finds

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 18, 2019 | 12:05 pm GMT+7 Foreign tourists enjoy a city tour by cyclos in Ho…

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Saigon market eateries serve an array of appetizing snacks

By Di Vy  &nbspSeptember 17, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7 Ban Co market in District 3 is the place to…

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Saigon market offers buffet of eateries serving appetizing snacks

By Di Vy  &nbspSeptember 17, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7 Ban Co market in District 3 is the place to…

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Autumn yellows return to Ru Cha mangrove forest

By Hoang Phong  &nbspSeptember 17, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7 Large swathes of Ru Cha primeval mangrove forest in central…

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Mastercard lists Hanoi, HCMC among top 20 Asia-Pacific travel destinations

Mastercard ranked 161 cities in the Asia-Pacific based on the number of overnight international arrivals and travel spending, using data…

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The unique ‘poisonous’ porridge of Ha Giang

The unique ‘poisonous’ porridge of Ha Giang By The Quynh  &nbspSeptember 16, 2019 | 11:45 am GMT+7 The most toxic…

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Explore Ha Long, the land of ‘descending dragons’

A boat on the emerald green waters surrounded by limestone karst. While hordes of people come to explore the majestic…

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Hanoi crab noodle soup stall adds a herb to stand out

Hanoi crab noodle soup stall adds a herb to stand out September 15, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7 Toppings add…

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Yen Tu mountain, more than just a trek

Besides leaf hats, artisans also do Dong Ho woodblock printing. The craftspeople guide you through the creative process from start…

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Hanoi’s old quarter overrun by vacation crowds for Mid-Autumn Festival

By Ngoc Thanh  &nbspSeptember 13, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7 With the Mid-Autumn Festival peaking, people have been flooding into…

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Fabric lanterns adorn Hanoi street for Mid-Autumn Festival

Many other streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter are also decorated with lanterns in preparation for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on…

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Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

The country’s tourism industry is moving in the right direction, and its 2018 visitor numbers rose at one of the…

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Where to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival like a local in Hanoi and Saigon

For Vietnamese, the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 13 this year, is the second most important festival after the Lunar New…

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Explore five cafés on Saigon’s walking street

Photo courtesy of Thinker & Dreamer Coffee. Thinker & Dreamer The minimalist style of this café, with black and white being…

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Saigon fruit hawker who would sell nothing but papaya for 50 years

By Di Vy  &nbspSeptember 10, 2019 | 04:45 pm GMT+7 Nguyen Ngoc Hanh has been selling papaya in front of…

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Antique auto parade marks Hoi An, My Son milestones

150 antique vehicles, including cars and motorbikes, gathered on Saturday at the Palm Garden Resort on Lac Long Quan Street…

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Vietnamese carriers delay flights to Japan as typhoon Faxai threatens

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 9, 2019 | 07:52 am GMT+7 Hundreds of flights to Japan have been cancelled and delayed…

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Pure Land pagoda’s unique bamboo gate

Also known as Hien Mat Pagoda, it is in Long Khanh Town and adheres to Pure Land Buddhism. This branch…

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Vietnam Airlines cancels flights to South Korea as typhoon nears

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 6, 2019 | 06:22 pm GMT+7 Passengers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi. Photo by…

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Vietnam lags behind regional peers in travel competitiveness

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 6, 2019 | 03:50 pm GMT+7 People drive past the HCMC’s People’s Committee building near Nguyen…

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3 Hanoi eateries give their banh mi a grilling

The traditional banh mi, a baguette stuffed with grilled meat, cold cuts, pickled jicama and carrots, still rules the roost,…

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Annual travel expo opens in Saigon, bigger than ever

By Khuong Nha  &nbspSeptember 6, 2019 | 10:41 am GMT+7 Visitors look for cheap air tickets at a booth of…

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Nam O fish sauce making recognized as national cultural heritage

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 5, 2019 | 02:52 pm GMT+7 An aerial view of Nam O fishing village in Lien…

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HCMC’s popular pedestrian street to get a green facelift

By Huu Nguyen  &nbspSeptember 5, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7 A crowded night for Nguyen Hue walking street in downtown…

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Festival to offer paragliders views of northern terrace fields

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 4, 2019 | 01:52 pm GMT+7 During the harvest season in October, rice paddies turn golden…

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