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Phu Quoc fish sauce making becomes national intangible cultural heritage

Phu Quoc fish sauce making becomes national intangible cultural heritage

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognised the making of fish sauce on Phu Quoc island city in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang as a national intangible cultural heritage in late May, creating a driving force

Ca Mau tourism works to adapt to “new normal” situation

The tourism sector of the southernmost province of Ca Mau is taking measures to adapt to the “new normal” situation amid complicated development of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the fact that it had remained free of COVID-19 so far.

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Lai Châu Province to host paragliding tournament

About 100 paragliders will join the Putaleng Long Distance Paragliding Tournament 2021 as part of the Lai Châu Tourism-Culture set to take place in November in the northern province of Lai Châu.

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President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to be closed for maintenance

The Mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh and the Monument to War Heroes and Martyrs in Hanoi will be closed to the public from June 11 to August 11 for periodic maintenance this year.

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Ninh Thuan beach empty amid Covid-19 pandemic

Popular beaches in Ninh Thuan Province have become deserted following a ban for Covid-19 prevention.

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Hanoi lakes and rivers packed with people going out for exercises

Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake, Giang Vo Lake and the Red River have attracted a large number of people wanting to do exercise after gyms and parks were closed in the city for Covid-19 prevention.

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 Bac Ha horse race becomes national intangible heritage

An annual horse racing festival which takes place in Bac Ha district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has officially been honoured as part of 10 newly-recognised national intangible cultural heritages.

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Lonely Planet highlights Vietnam’s Top 7 road trips

Australia's renowned travel guide Lonely Planet has selected the seven best road trips in Vietnam, spanning from the country’s north down to its southern reaches.

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Vendors selling lotus flowers travel the streets as the flower season comes in late May in Hanoi.

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Hang Pagoda situated inside a cave on Ly Son Island has attracted many Buddhists and tourists.

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The 500-year-old Thanh Ha Village in Hoi An has been busy making buffalo statues to serve this year Tet Holiday, the year of the buffalo.

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M’Lieng ancient village in Dak Lieng commune, Lak district of Dak Lak province is one of the rare villages that still retain the traditional tangible and intangible cultural values of the Central Highlands.

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The streets in Hanoi have been decorated with various flowers, lights and other decorations in lead-up to the Tet Holiday.

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Thousands of visitors and photographers flocked to daisy gardens in Hanoi for a good photoshoot.

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