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Forestry sector climbs sharply in first half

10:34 | 07/04/2015

The country's forestry sector grew by 8.3% in the first six months of this year, its highest-ever growth rate for a half-year period.

Stilt house of the Raglai

10:37 | 07/04/2015

(VOV) - The Raglai prefer to build their stilt houses on high land areas near a water resource. Each hamlet has several stilt houses and the villagers are of the same clan.

Muong Khuong, Bat Xat - new destinations in Lao Cai province

17:08 | 07/01/2015

Muong Khuong and Bat Xat districts in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai boast high potential for tourism development alongside popular destinations like Sa Pa town and the Bac Ha market.

Quang Binh seeks US$1 billion for 35 projects

16:31 | 07/01/2015

Central province Quang Binh will call for investments worth VND23.4 trillion (US$1.08 billion) in 35 key projects in the commerce and tourism sectors at an investment promotion conference in August.

Demand-based agricultural production urged

09:03 | 06/30/2015

Farmers should focus on market-oriented agricultural production to boost the sector’s growth, said Minister of Agricultural and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat at the monthly cabinet meeting on June 29 in Hanoi.

Four great things to do in Hoi An that you may not know about

00:40 | 06/29/2015

Given Hoi An's immense popularity, one should never have difficulties finding guidebooks which recommend them what to do in the ancient town. Cycling, riding a boat along the Hoai River, or simply having a cup of coffee at a street café, to name a few.

Vietnam, Russia trade may hit US$10 billion by 2020

17:58 | 06/25/2015

The bilateral trade between Vietnam and Russia is expected to reach US$10 billion by 2020, following a Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union.

Tour of famous pagodas in Ho Chi Minh City

11:09 | 06/27/2015

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City is famous for its impressive architecture which includes some beautiful pagodas that exemplify the Oriental architectural style. Over the centuries, these pagodas have been popular destinations for Buddhist followers and world travelers.

Oxfam brings sustainability to coastal residents in Tra Vinh

09:21 | 06/24/2015

The “Partnership for equitable resilience to the impacts of climate change of coastal communities in deltas of Vietnam ” project in Tra Vinh helped generate a sustainable way of life among residents living in coastal areas.

Raglai ethnic group in southern central Vietnam

11:28 | 06/23/2015

(VOV) - The Raglai live on the eastern side of the Truong Son range, mainly in Khanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan province. Raglai people have lived in harmony with nature and developed unique cultural values.

Vietnam prioritises measures against land erosion

09:05 | 06/23/2015

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has instructed giving priority to research on land erosion and counter measures in a recent document.

The beautiful sound of the Chau Yen panpipe

09:44 | 06/21/2015

(VOV) - Yen Chau district in Son La province is famous for its sweet fragrant bananas and mangos and also for the beautiful sounds of the Thai ethnic people’s panpipes, which inspire tourists to the region.

Museum of natural history sought for Mekong Delta

09:27 | 06/20/2015

Representatives of Can Tho University have proposed building Mekong Delta Museum of Natural History in Can Tho since the city is the centre of the delta, The Saigon Times Daily reported.

Pu Mat – ideal summer holiday destination

11:32 | 06/19/2015

(VOV) - Coming to Pu Mat in summer, visitors will have a marvelous opportunity to admire breathtaking and picturesque scenes and to row on romantic Giang river.

Con Co Island – The rough pearl in the ocean

14:27 | 06/13/2015

Located near the mainland, with pristine nature and and rare seafood, Con Co island in the central province of Quang Tri has become a popular destination in recent years.