Da Nang

An Asia-Pacific pearl glows in Viet Nam

An Asia-Pacific pearl glows in Viet Nam

The central city of Da Nang has taken full advantage of being able to start afresh, unencumbered for the most part by outdated infrastructure, to become the most livable place in the country. Bui Hoai Nam charts a few milestones of this growth.

Hội An, biosphere under serious threat

11/28/2016 11:03

Too many hydropower projects, poor environmental impact assessments of their dams, and overexploitation of sand are haunting Hoi An City and surrounding areas.

Flowers warm up winter

11/25/2016 11:21

Flower growing regions are an attractive destination for short getaways. This time of the year, with the first chilly winds blowing through the north, the winter flower season signals travellers to hit the roads.

Pimping rides in Da Nang's workshops

11/21/2016 11:11

Having operated a garage in Da Nang, Doan Chi Thanh, 27, has started a business of car modification, drawing on his ample experience with cars to design and create innovative models for his demanding clients.

Film fest to kick off in Đà Nẵng

11/08/2016 14:44

Central Da Nang City is hosting the annual cinema festival from November 8 to 16, to encourage upcoming filmmakers and promote co-operation between Vietnamese and international filmmakers.

Forever Young returns for second season

11/01/2016 16:35

The second season of "Forever Young", a soap opera about friendship and love between young people from Viet Nam and South Korea, returns to Vietnamese television screens on November 3.

Exploring the traditional foods of Hội An

09/27/2016 21:26

Here and there in the ancient town of Hoi An, food delicacies offer an insight into local culinary art and culture. Hoai Nam reports

Cultural performances to celebrate Asian Beach Games

09/23/2016 10:15

A tourist-friendly photo show, a Master Chef open contest, and a broad array of other cultural prorammes are planned in celebration of the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG5) in Da Nang city from September 24 through October 3.

Photo exhibitions celebrate National Day

09/05/2016 16:04

An exhibition featuring 100 colour and black & white photographs of Da Nang City's 30-year reform process has opened at the city’s Museum, marking the achievements and history of centuries past.

Canadian diplomats sing Vietnamese folk song

08/01/2016 19:20

The touching Vietnamese folk song Nguoi Oi, Nguoi O Dung Ve (My Darling, Please Don’t Leave) has been performed for the first time ever by a group of diplomats from the Canadian Embassy in Viet Nam and famous singer Tung Duong.

Đà Nẵng to host VN-Japan cultural festival

07/28/2016 15:18

More than 62 delegations from Japan will take part in the annual Viet Nam-Japan Culture Exchange at the city's Han River Port this weekend (July 29 to 31).