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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March, when the trees change leaves, is one of the most blossoming months of the year in Hanoi. Walking along the city streets, visitors will be surprised to realise that Hanoi has all four seasons with every colour of flowers and plants.
At 1,050 m above the sea level, Moc Chau in the northern mountainous province of Son La appeals to visitors with its pristine beauty with peach and apricot blossoms in spring.
In the soft spring drizzle on the first days of the lunar month, local amateur and professional Quan Ho (love duet) singers flocked to Tien Du district, Bac Ninh province to celebrate the annual Lim festival.
The festive season in Vietnam has begun with many traditional festivals open on the first days of the Lunar New Year, including Huong Pagoda Festival, Bai Dinh Pagoda Festival, and Giong Festival.
Traditional rituals during Tet (Lunar New Year), along with a range of art performances and folk games, were re-enacted at Hanoi-based Thang Long Royal Citadel on February 7.
(HBO) – The Mong ethnic people in Hang Kia and Pa Co communes of Mai Chau district, the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh, organised their Gau Tao Festival at the stadium of Hang Kia hamlet, Hang Kia commune. Representatives from departments and agencies of Hoa Binh province and Mai Chau district joined locals at the festival.
Located in Son Tay Town, 40 km to the west of Hanoi, Duong Lam village is a great destination to find peace. Once entering, visitors will feel like they’ve found another world hackening back to the old days.
The Xe Dang ethnic minority in Cu M'Gar district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, hold the New Rice ceremony in the early days of the year.
Thousands of prunus cerasoides cherry trees in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat are in full bloom with pinkish white blossoms, creating a magnetic attraction to the locals and visitors.
Known as Lai Vien Kieu (the bridge built by friends from afar), the 18-m long wooden bridge is an attractive tourist destination and considered as the symbol of Hoi An town.
Naval soldiers got on board for their mission in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago as Tet (Lunar New Year) is approaching, all showing their determination to fulfill their tasks.
Jubilant celebrations were held in countries around the globe with throngs of revellers welcoming the New Year across the planet’s different time zones as they bid 2017 adieu and rang in 2018.
Horse racing without saddles was recently held on pink grass hill near Dankia-Suoi Vang Lake for K’Ho ethnic people living at the foot of the Langbiang mountain in Da Lat city.
Mau Son Mountain in Lang Son, Sapa in Lao Cai, Tay Con Linh in Ha Giang province, to name a few, are top destinations for snow lovers in Vietnam.
Vietnam is currently home to 23 UNESCO world heritage pieces and thousands of historical and cultural relic sites.
The north-western region of Vietnam has impressed visitors in early winter by the bright yellow colour of Da Quy flowers (wild sunflower or Tithonia diversifolia).
When visiting the north-western region, visitors should not miss a visit to the majestic landscapes of Pha Din Pass, as it is becoming an ideal destination for domestic and foreign tourists.