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Central region braces for acute drought

17:26 | 03/02/2015

The central region is likely to face a severe drought this year and regional localities have been carrying out several measures to mitigate the impact.

Ha Long on land

16:36 | 03/02/2015

One of the most attractive tourism destinations in the Red River Delta, Ninh Binh now boasts Vietnam’s newest UNESCO’s World heritage site, the Trang An landscape complex.

Unknown caves in central Vietnam

16:30 | 03/02/2015

Explorers from National Geographic Magazine discovered previously unknown caves while recording 360-degree images of Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, located in central Vietnam, in January.

Exciting rice cooking contest in Hanoi

18:41 | 02/26/2015

(VOV) - Thi Cam villagers in Xuan Phuong commune of Hanoi’s Tu Liem district gathered at the communal house on the 8th day of the first lunar month to take part in the traditional rice cooking contest.

Festival commemorates nation’s legendary mother

08:56 | 02/26/2015

The northern midland province of Phu Tho launched a festival paying homage to Vietnam’s legendary mother Au Co at her temple in Ha Hoa district on February 25, the seventh day of the first lunar month.

Tourists flock to Binh Thuan and Dak Lak during Tet

09:02 | 02/25/2015

The central provinces of Binh Thuan and Dak Lak saw a strong increase of tourists during the nine-day Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).

Temple to the Whale God is a museum of gigantic skeletons

11:27 | 02/23/2015

Van Thuy Tu temple in Phan Thiet city, southern central Binh Thuan province, is considered the largest museum for whale skeletons in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

10:15 | 02/21/2015

Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region.

Hoi An to reopen ancient wells

09:29 | 02/17/2015

Hoi An ancient city, the central province of Quang Nam, plans to restore 80 ancient wells, most of them locate on the north bank of the De Vong River near the Thanh Ha pottery village.

Hanoi’s CPI down 0.07% in February

15:22 | 02/16/2015

(VOV) - Hanoi’s February consumer price index (CPI) inched down 0.07% from last month, but marked a rise of 0.11% against the same period last year, according to the municipal General Statistics Office (GSO).

Spring Festivals during Tet

02:16 | 02/20/2015

(VOV) - January and February are the most exciting months of the year in Vietnam with a variety of festivals organized throughout the nation on the occasion paying homage to Buddha, ancestors and praying for good fortune.

Sinh village’s paintings feature Hue culture

13:12 | 02/12/2015

(VOV) - TET (Lunar New Year) festival paintings of the Sinh village are a combination of traditional culture and ancient artistic methods and have been part of the of the Hue ethnic minority culture for over four centuries.

Sudan’s businesses promote trade in HCM City

16:36 | 02/11/2015

(VOV) - Bilateral trade value between Vietnam and Sudan has been stable and reached more than US$20 million annually since 2008 despites socio-economic fluctuations in the region and the world.

Power plant expanded under Japanese support

15:28 | 02/11/2015

Construction to expand part of the Da Nhim hydropower plant began on February 10 in central Ninh Thuan province.

Cultural events celebrate New Year

09:57 | 02/11/2015

Water puppetry and Dong Ho paintings are just two amongst Vietnam's many traditional arts selected to entertain locals and tourists alike during the Lunar New Year holiday season in Hanoi's Old Quarter.