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Vietnamese culture features Buddhist legacy

Vietnamese culture features Buddhist legacy

Since Buddhism entered Vietnam from India and China years ago, has mixed with the nation’s traditions and beliefs, while contributing to shaping the nation’s cultural heritage.

Top 5 islands to enjoy lobsters in Vietnam

Top 5 islands to enjoy lobsters in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Binh Ba, Binh Hung, Ly Son, Con Dao and Phu Quy islands are top 5 islands that you should not miss to enjoy fresh seafood, especially lobsters in Vietnam.

Phu Quoc prison

Phu Quoc prison

VOV.VN - Phu Quoc prison, a special national relic, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kien Giang province. The prison is evidence of colonialism, imperialism, and also of the staunch spirit of Vietnamese revolutionary soldiers.

NA Chairwoman visits Con Dao ahead of Martyrs’ Day

NA Chairwoman visits Con Dao ahead of Martyrs’ Day

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hailed Con Dao district in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau for ensuring social welfares for ex-revolutionaries during a working session with local authorities on July 15.

Soc Trang operates sea route to Con Dao islands

Soc Trang operates sea route to Con Dao islands

A commercial sea transport route from the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to Con Dao islands was launched on July 14 with the first ship setting sail from Tran De sea mouth at 8:30 am.

Vice President pays floral tribute to martyrs in Con Dao

Vice President pays floral tribute to martyrs in Con Dao

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on July 13 paid floral tribute to martyrs at Hang Duong Cemetery in Con Dao district, the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, in the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

Three romantic getaways for couples

Three romantic getaways for couples

VOV.VN - Six Senses Con Dao, Risemount Resort and Hoi An Silk Boutique Hotel & Spa with ever-growing selection of boutique hotel stays, luxury hotel hideaways and romantic retreats are top three venues for couples to dispel the heat of summer.

Electricity sector urged to reduce power loss

Electricity sector urged to reduce power loss

The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural and remote areas, delegates heard at a recent seminar in Con Dao Island in Ba Ria – Vung Tau.

Bookings for holiday tours rise, prices steady

Bookings for holiday tours rise, prices steady

The number of bookings for tours during the upcoming holidays celebrating Liberation Day and May Day, from April 29 to May 2, has risen by 15-25% compared to the same period last year, according to tour operators.

Discovering Con Dao Islands in April

Discovering Con Dao Islands in April

VOV.VN - Located offshore Ba Ria-Vung Tau southern province, the remote and utterly beautiful Con Dao (known as Poulor Condor) Islands offer visitors a rare experience not found anywhere else in the country with clear beaches, white sand and imposing mountains.

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

Boasting crystal turquoise sea and a placid atmosphere, Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas.

Argentinian, Chilean left-wing women visit HCM City

Argentinian, Chilean left-wing women visit HCM City

A delegation of left-wing women from Argentina and Chile, led by President of the Argentina-Vietnam Cultural Institute (ICAV) Poldi Sosa, visited the War Remnants Museum and met with former Con Dao female prisoners in Ho Chi Minh City on March 7.