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Sustainable tourism in the land of yellow flowers

Director of Phu Yen department of Culture, Sport and Tourism Ho Van Tien shared with reporter Duc Hanh the challenges Phu Yen has faced in preparing to host Miss ASEAN Friendship 2017 in Tuy Hoa City this summer.

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    Hoang Oanh talks to young bartenders in Vietnam to find out more about their passion for the job.

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    By taking simple but effective action, Mercure Bana Hills French Village and other Accor properties are helping poor rural communities in the north of Vietnam to protect their children against common illnesses and disease. Que Chi reports.

  • Travelling smart in Vietnam

    With huge numbers of both overseas and domestic tourists now travelling in Vietnam, ensuring sustainability within the tourism industry is vital. Nguyen Duc explores.

  • “Spring Beauty" wedding fair 2017

    Explore the luxury at JW Marriott Hanoi with the wedding fair “Spring beauty” 2017 and have the chance to win attractive prizes with a total value of more than VND300 million from top wedding planners in Hanoi.

  • The Street Store - providing hope at Tet

    A young and enthusiastic group from Volunteer House Vietnam successfully organised the event “The Street Store”, spreading happiness to more than 1,200 people in Soc Son district on the outskirts of Hanoi and in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City. Nguyen Giang reports.

  • Celebrating diversity

    The Indigenous Knowledge-Spring of Life art and performance festival was held to honour diverse ethnic cultural values and the importance of indigenous knowledge as well as mutual understanding between different ethnic groups nationwide.

  • International visitors to Vietnam set record in 2016

    Vietnam greeted 10 million international visitors in 2016, a 25 per cent jump, setting the first ever record, and promising to usher in a more successful 2017 for the local tourism industry.

  • Discovering Ta Xua

    Photographer Thai A shares his trekking adventure to discover the mysterious peak of Ta Xua Nature Reserve and the life of Hmong women in the northwest mountainous provinces.

  • Hau Dong sees UNESCO recognition

    Listed by UNESCO as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity on 1 December 2016, Vietnam’s Hau Dong or Mother Worshipping ceremony is the latest in a long line of the nation’s unique cultural aspects to be officially recognised. Hong Oanh reports.

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