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Son Doong Cave tours increase in popularity

Son Doong Cave tours increase in popularity

The Quang Binh People’s Committee has approved bumping up the sales of tours to Son Doong cave in 2017, one of the world’s largest caves, from 500 top 800 due to increased demand.

HCM City's flower farms ready for Tet

Hundreds of farmers in HCM City's District 12 are busy at their flower farms preparing for the lunar new year.

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Beliefs of the Kho Mu

The Kho Mu practice many rituals and ceremonies each year: worship of the hamlet’s genie and ancestors and festivals to welcome new crops and the Rice Mother.

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HCM City’s 1st permanent flower market to open

HCM City’s first permanent flower trading centre will open at the Binh Dien wholesale market in District 8 this year, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

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Peach flowers decorate Sapa's route

A make-shift market along Highway 4D, from O Quy Ho Mountain Pass to Mong Sen Bridge, can be seen bustling with activities in Sapa, Lao Cai Province.

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Hue Relic System to restore nine projects in 2017

The Hue Relics Preservation Centre will implement nine preservation and restoration projects at the Hue Relic System in 2017.

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 New old map reinforces Vietnam sovereignty over Paracel Archipelago

An American-Vietnamese collector, Trần Thắng, has donated to the Hoàng Sa (Paracel) Island District the Pattie De La Conchinchine, an 1827 map printed in the six-volume World Atlas (Atlas universel) by Belgium cartographer Phillippe Vandermaelen (1795-1869).

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Hanoi’s Temple of Literature gets a new coat

The Temple of Literature in Hanoi has recently looked brighter with new white walls, which was done in an attempt to clean and preserve the centuries-old relic.

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A make-shift market along Highway 4D, from O Quy Ho Mountain Pass to Mong Sen Bridge, can be seen bustling with activities in Sapa, Lao Cai Province.

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Hanoi’s streets are becoming increasingly colourful as traders start transporting and displaying peach flower trees for sale in the run-up to the lunar new year.

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A cave with stunning beauty comparable to Quang Binh Province's Son Doong Cave, has been discovered in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan.

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A collection of Vietnam’s natural landscapes and people by Turkish photographers during a recent trip to Vietnam has been published on a leading art, design and photography community website in Europe.

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Nearly 40 photos featuring life and natural scenery on the Spratly Islands are on show at an exhibition in Hai Phong City.

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Artists from South Korea have given a village in central Quang Nam Province a new look with colourful murals.

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