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Quảng Ninh to host flowers festival next month

Quảng Ninh to host flowers festival next month

Yellow ochna flowers from the Yên Tử sacred mountain and the cherry blossoms from Japan will meet each other again at a festival honouring the two flowers in Quảng Ninh Province next month.

Hanoi to turn Nhat Tan Bridge into art with new lighting

The city of Hanoi has unveiled plans to give the iconic Nhat Tan Bridge a new look and outfit it with thousands of LED lights that will display a variety of artistically vivid undulating designs nightly.

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Con Dao islands voted among best secret islands on earth

Con Dao islands in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been listed among the best secret islands on earth, according to a recent article by Travel Leisure magazine.

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Hue Imperial Citadel to open at night in April

The Hue Imperial Citadel will commence with a trial programme opening-up parts of itancient complex to visitors at night from April 22.

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Vietnam gifts 100 valuable fans to APEC representatives

100 fans made from valuable aloe wood will be given as souvenirs to the heads of states who will attend the Senior Officials’ Meeting of APEC in Nha Trang City.

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Binh Thuan aims to become national sea tourism-sports centre

The People’s Committee of the southern central coastal province of Binh Thuan has issued a plan to boost tourism through 2020, aiming to make tourism a spearhead sector of the province and turning the locality into a national sea

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Ha Long authorities to build luxury cruise wharf

Quang Ninh Province authorities is planning to build the USD26.4m Bai Chay International Wharf for luxury cruises in Ha Long Bay next year.

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11 new intangible forms of the nation’s cultural heritage recognised

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a list of eleven newly recognised forms of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage.

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Yen Son Fish Market has become much busier in the run-up to Kitchen Gods’ Day on January 20.

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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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