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A guide treks to preserve forests

A guide treks to preserve forests

Hoang Tuan Vu, commonly known as Kar, seems to be the only trekking tour guide in the central highlands of Viet Nam. The profession is not only a way to earn a living. It helps him to demonstrate his love for forests, and inspire others to join hands to preserve the lungs of earth.

Cyclists to challenge the Sơn Trà Mountain Race

06/22/2017 10:34

More than 100 amateur cyclists will partake in the Son Tra Mountain race on Sunday (June 25th) promoting the protection of the red-shanked douc langur in the Son Tra Nature Reserve.

Workshop with a Thai ethnic hand embroidery master

06/22/2017 10:31

A workshop on Thai ethnic hand embroidery, an heirloom technique mastered by Thai ethnic artisans in Quy Chau Disrtict Nghe An province, will be held on July 1.

Winner found for the photo contest on gender equality in Vietnamese families

06/22/2017 10:24

A photo featuring a smiling handicapped man sharing farm work with his wife won first prize in the photo contest on gender equality in Vietnamese families.

HCM City Book Street attracts 1.2m visitors this year

06/21/2017 15:00

Over 1.2 million people visited HCM City’s Book Street in the first six months of this year, according to figures released by the Vietnamese Publishers Association.

City eyes share of Asian medical tourism pie

06/21/2017 14:59

With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism needs concerted efforts by various official agencies and travel firms to realise its huge potential, experts have said.

VN architects win awards

06/20/2017 15:51

Two Vietnamese architecture companies won special mention by the International Union of Architects (UIA) for their "Friendly and Inclusive Spaces".

Hà Nội downpour causes traffic chaos

06/20/2017 15:49

Flooding caused by torrential rain has brought the capital city’s streets to a standstill.

Water puppetry comes full circle in new play

06/19/2017 09:32

Images of wet rice cultivation, which not only fed the people but also created a traditional culture – the Red River civilisation of Viet people, have been replicated vividly in the newest show of the Ha Noi-based stage director Viet Tu.

Network event promotes VN, S Korea film making

06/19/2017 09:31

The 2017 Korea – Viet Nam Film Industry Network, held in co-operation with the Viet Nam and South Korea film industries, closed yesterday (June 16) in HCM City.     

Bilingual street signs in HCM City

06/16/2017 11:30

In an effort to become more friendly to international visitors, HCM City has added English to its safety signs.       Bilingual street signs in HCM City