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Japan suggests building agro-industrial park in veggie hub

10:24 | 03/25/2015

A Japanese agency has suggested developing a hi-tech agricultural-industrial park in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat, known as Vietnam’s veggie hub, to make the locality a leading source of green produce for Japan.

The luxury of having medicine in Truong Sa archipelago

10:47 | 03/24/2015

Fisherman Le Quang Minh from the central Vietnamese province of Binh Dinh has experienced the challenges doctors faced to save him on islands in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

Investopedia: 3 top Vietnamese cities for American retirees

10:50 | 03/24/2015

Investopedia asks rhetorically: Why would you go halfway around the world to retire in Danang, Nha Trang and Da Lat? It goes on to provide the answer: Because it’s cheap and charming.

Lam Dong strives to be main supplier of farm produce for Japan

08:48 | 03/24/2015

With favourable natural conditions and a temperate climate, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is well suited to become a leading supplier of farm produce for Japan, one of the most promising market in Asia, as heard at a workshop in Da Lat resort city on March 23.

Vietnam eager to attract Japanese investment in agricultural projects

10:37 | 03/14/2015

Many Japanese investors have been taking quiet steps to pour money into the agricultural sector in Vietnam.

Over 100 cyclists to attend Vietnam Victory Challenge

23:34 | 03/13/2015

More than 100 cyclists from 40 teams, including 32 foreign teams, will compete in the first Vietnam Victory Challenge mountain bike stage race to be held in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

McDonald's to open six restaurants in Vietnam this year

09:41 | 03/13/2015

McDonald's will open five to six stores in HCM City this year, increasing the total number of restaurants in Vietnam to nine.

Vietnamese chefs to serve a taste of France

11:20 | 03/12/2015

Seventeen chefs from Vietnam will join more than 1,000 chefs from all over the world for the first-ever "Gout de France" (Taste of France) to celebrate French gastronomy on March 19.

Young people create videos to accentuate Vietnam’s allure

11:19 | 03/11/2015

A group of local youths have produced several video clips on the country’s landscape and cultural identity, and one of these featuring the charms of a central Vietnamese province has bewitched locals and foreigners alike.

Travel videos take off on social media

17:44 | 03/09/2015

(VOV) -A number of interesting and highly entertaining videos about travellers’ visits to Vietnam have shown up on the internet recently.

Bustling flower market on Women’s Day

18:59 | 03/07/2015

(VOV) - Prices of flowers during this year’s International Women’s Day (March 8) have gone up sharply by 10-20% due to an inadequate supply of fresh flowers, especially in the larger cities.

Lam Dong has 86 centenarians this year

08:56 | 03/02/2015

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong will see 86 residents, including 30 ethnics, turn 100 years old in 2015.

Vietnam’s favourite cog railway

11:07 | 02/27/2015

(VOV) - The Da Lat Railway Station, with its French Art-Deco architectural style, is without a doubt the most beautiful train station in Southeast Asia but not many people realise it once was one of the few cog railways in the world.

McDonald’s continues expansion in Vietnam

16:22 | 02/14/2015

Fast-food giant McDonald’s has just opened its fourth Vietnamese outlet in Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh City, on the occasion of one year of its presence in the country, the Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper reported.

Supermarket sales surge as Tet nears

09:43 | 02/13/2015

Supermarkets in HCM City report a sharp increase in sales in recent days and expect a further rise a few days ahead of Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls on February 19 this year.