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More capsule hotels built in Vietnam

More capsule hotels built in Vietnam

With a 30% growth rate in the number of travelers, building or buying hotels promises big profits for investors, including capsule hotels, which have opened in Ho Chi Minh City and other tourism cities.

Vietnam Mountain Marathon attracts 2,200 runners

Vietnam Mountain Marathon attracts 2,200 runners

Up to 2,200 runners from 45 countries and territories took part in the Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2017 (VMM 2017) in Sa Pa town, the northwestern province of Lao Cai, from September 22 to 24.

52 students hospitalized due to food poisoning

52 students hospitalized due to food poisoning

VOV.VN - Around 52 students at a primary and secondary boarding school in northern Lao Cai Province were hospitalized on Wednesday, September 20, due to food poisoning, police said.

Herbal medicinal materials improve livelihoods

Herbal medicinal materials improve livelihoods

Two years ago, Giang Xuan Phan’s family in Bac Ha District could only earn more than US$130 from planting corn a month. Now, with 2ha of angelica sinensis, she can rake in as much as US$180 a month.

Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

VOV.VN - For hundreds of years, the minority community in the north-west district of Sa Pa (Lao Cai province) have known only one way of life; rice. But now, that lifestyle is at risk.

English artist Bridget March opens new gallery in Hoi An

English artist Bridget March opens new gallery in Hoi An

Bridget March, an English artist who has nurtured a deep love for Vietnam after nearly five years of living and working here, has opened a new European-style gallery in the World Heritage-listed ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province.

Homestay cluster in Lao Cai grabs ASEAN award

Homestay cluster in Lao Cai grabs ASEAN award

A group of households providing homestay services in Ta Van commune, Sa Pa district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, have received the “Homestay ASEAN” award.

Rough Guides: 10 most beautiful places in Vietnam

Rough Guides: 10 most beautiful places in Vietnam

VOV.VN -Rough Guides- a leading travel publisher of the UK has revealed top 10 most beautiful places in Vietnam voted by its readers. Ensure that you don’t miss discovering any of the highlights.

Lao Cai develops sustainable tourism

Lao Cai develops sustainable tourism

The northwestern mountainous province of Lai Cai has made bold investment in developing tourism in an effort to make it a key economic sector.