The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has lit up the historic flag tower Ky Dai in the citadel built by the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), since February.

Colourful Street Carnival in Hanoi

A street carnival with the theme "The Quintessence of Hanoi - Confluence and Shine” was held around Hoan Kiem Lake in the centre of Hanoi on July 29, attracting thousands of people. The event was organised by the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports in coordination with the Centre for Preservation and Development of Vietnamese Stage Arts.

New look for Hanoi 10 years after expansion

After ten years of merging and administrative-boundary expansion, Hanoi has changed dramatically in its economic growth, appearance and infrastructure. A new Hanoi, with open spaces, has created conditions for the city to plan space in the direction of sustainable development.

Photo exhibition features soldiers''''life in Truong Sa archipelago

A photo exhibition themed "Truong Sa trong ta" in Hanoi on August 3-7 in Hanoi will give viewers an insight into the life of people and soldiers in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

Chasing the sunset on Phu Quoc Island

Diving into the jade waters of Phu Quoc would satisfy every visitor coming to Vietnam’s largest island. But there is one thing worth trying once in a lifetime - enjoying the exquisite beauty of the southernmost island at sunset.

Amazing places to visit from north to central regions

The northern and central regions boast the highest density of heritage sites in the country and have become wonderful destinations for travelers to discover Vietnam’s nature and culture.

Jaw dropping views and attractions in Phu Yen

About 500km away from HCM City, the south-central coastal province of Phu Yen has been attracting tourists with its stunning natural scenery and popular attractions.

Lung Tam ravaged after heavy flooding

Five days after midnight floods poured into the two villages of Tung Nun and Lung Tam Thap, roads leading to the area had been cleared for vehicles on June 29. Nhan Dan reporters have arrived at the scene to document the heavy losses to locals after floods and landslides swept across Lung Tam commune, in Quan Ba district, in the northernmost province of Ha Giang.

Hoi An ancient town twinkles at night

 The UNESCO-recognised Hoi An town is known for its colourful lanterns, which light up every night to bring a twinkle to the ancient town.

Golden ripe paddy fields looking from Hang Mua peak

From late May to early June, domestic and foreign visitors flocked to Hang Mua tourism site in the northern province of Ninh Binh to comtemplate the beauty of mountain ranges and rice fields.

Lotus flowers in full bloom in Hanoi

Throughout these warm days of June, lotus flowers are blooming all around Hanoi. Fragrant lotus flowers pour over the road, in every corner of the capital, cooling the hot summer air.

Unspoiled charms of deserted beaches in Quang Ninh

While in Quang Ninh if you want to avoid crowded beaches like Bai Chay or Co To, you should visit blissful and secluded beaches in the same province.

Youth volunteers accompany candidates during exam seasons

 For a long time, the blue shirts of youth volunteers have become a fond presence for exam candidates when the annual national college entrance exam arrives.

The pristine beauty of Quan Lan Island

 Located inside Bai Tu Long Bay in Van Don district, Quang Ninh province, Quan Lan Island is a peaceful destination for tourists thanks to its pristine natural landscape.

Da Lat – a city of flowers

It can be said that there is no other place in Vietnam where visitors can so easily see flowers as in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province. The flowers are grown everywhere, from the roads to the fields, or on the campus of the hotel and at roadside cafes. Flowers bloom in the early sun, welcoming visitors to the beautiful land.

Ho Chi Minh Museum - Fragrant lotus in the heart of the capital

Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi, an important historical and cultural relic of the capital and the country, was inaugurated on May 19, 1990. The museum, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the relic site create a combination of architecture, history and culture to commemorate the beloved leader of the Vietnamese people, the outstanding soldiers of the national liberation movement, and international communist and workers movements.

Vietnam''s top destinations featured on CNN’s photo tour

Vietnam’s typical beauty and its stunning diverse landscapes, as well as its culture, architecture and cuisine have been vividly reflected in a photo story run by CNN.

Female workers invaluable to nation’s economic development

Vietnam is among the top countries around the world for the highest percentage of women in the labour force, at 72%, with female workers accounting for 48.4% of the total labour force, making an invaluable contribution to national development.

Vietnamese pay tribute to nation’s legendary founders Hung Kings

Various activities are being held across the nation to commemorate the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the country, on April 25, or the 10th day of the third lunar month.

Poetic beauty of Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern border province of Cao Bang was recognised as a global geopark by the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council in Paris on April 12.

Feature: Discovering Vietnam’s archaeological treasures

 The achievements of Vietnamese archaeologists in the past 60 years are on display at the special exhibition titled "Treasures of Vietnam’s archaeology,” held until July this year at the Hanoi-based Vietnam National Museum of History.

Top 4 Tourist Hotspots near Hanoi for national holidays

The ancient village of Duong Lam, hotspots in the northern Ninh Binh province, Tam Dao tourist site and Co To island, to name a few, are attractive destinations for travelers during the long Liberation Day (April 30), and May Day (May 1) holidays.

Ban flowers bloom across northwest

The white Ban or Bauhinia flower is in full bloom across the mountains and hills of north-western Vietnam, with the flush of blossoms drawing a huge number of tourists.

"White gold" on the roof

With an increasing price, garlic - Ly Son’s famous specialty - is considered as "white gold". At harvest time, the "white gold" is dried everywhere. The rooftops are used to expose garlic to the sun on the island, where is considered as the garlic kingdom.

Quang Ninh holds large-scale Cua Ong Temple Festival

A ceremony to kick off the Cua Ong Temple Festival and welcome the certificate of the national special intangible cultural heritage status bestowed the event took place in Quang Ninh on March 18.