Da Lat coloured with pink prunus cerasoides blossoms

Da Lat coloured with pink prunus cerasoides blossoms

NDO - 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.  (Jan 15, 2018)


Hanoi Old Quarter a hive of activity as Tet draws near

  Feb 07, 2018
NDO – The streets are brimming with busy people as they flock to local shops in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to prepare for the most important traditional festival of the year – the Lunar New Year (Tet). 

Hanoi charity market held for patients and poor ahead of Tet

  Feb 04, 2018
NDO – A charity market was held at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi on February 3-4 to bring a warmer Tet to the poor in the capital city.  

Colourful street murals in Hanoi

  Feb 03, 2018
NDO – The murals painted on the sealed archways of the railway viaduct on Phung Hung Street, Hanoi have been completely finished, bringing a new, lively look to the area.  

Tu Lien kumquat village prepares for Tet holiday

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO - The Tu Lien village in Tay Ho district, Hanoi is famous for growing kumquat trees. In recent years, the majority of people in Tu Lien have begun to cultivate bonsai kumquat. Recognising the higher reward from growing the space saving bonsai kumquat rather than the traditional kumquat tree, Tu Lien villagers quickly increased the area of land and the number of bonsai kumquat trees, which have tripled compared to traditional kumquat.  

Vietnam in jubilation after historic football win

  Jan 24, 2018
NDO - Millions of Vietnamese football fans swarmed the streets and public spaces in droves to celebrate the national U23 team’s impressive win against Qatar in an Asian championship semi-final on January 23.  

Vietnam win semifinal against Qatar in AFC U23 Championship

  Jan 23, 2018
NDO – Vietnam U23 came from behind to hold Qatar U23 2-2 at the end of extra-time, before beating the title favourites 4-3 in a thrilling penalty shootout to book a berth in the finals of the 2018 AFC U23 Championship in China for the first time. 

Thach Xa bamboo dragonflies

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO – Thach Xa commune in Hanoi's outskirts district of Thach That is well-known for the craft of making bamboo dragonflies. Local craftsmen have created lively and cute bamboo dragonflies from simple materials which are souvenirs favoured by domestic and international visitors.  

Vietnamese people welcome 2018 with dazzling excitement

  Jan 01, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese people in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City flocked to the street on the night of December 31 to bid farewell to 2017 and welcome a New Year 2018 with dazzling excitement.  

Colourful Christmas Eve

  Dec 25, 2017
NDO - As usual, in many localities, together with the people in the country, Catholics welcomed a peaceful Christmas with lots of fun and warmth activities in the colorful atmosphere. 

Colossal Christmas tree made of earthen pots in Nghe An

  Dec 21, 2017
NDO – A colossal Christmas tree made from 6,000 earthen pots has been set up in the Luu My parish in Tru Son Commune, Do Luong District, Nghe An Province, aiming to promote Tru Son craft village’s traditional production. 

Fansipan Peak fully covered by snow and ice

  Dec 19, 2017
NDO – Snow fell on top of Fansipan Mountain, the highest peak in Indochina, last night due to the influence of a current cold spell in the northern region. 

Floating markets in the south-western region

  Oct 30, 2017
NDO – The south-western region in Vietnam is known as ‘the land of rivers’ and the lives of the local people are associated with boats and the waterway market culture. 

Ha Giang cultural space recreated in the heart of Hanoi

  Oct 27, 2017
NDO – A space imbued with the culture, tourism and products of Ha Giang ethnic minorities is being introduced in the capital city of Hanoi from October 27 to 29.  

Young delegates sparkle at World Festival of Youth and Students

  Oct 19, 2017
NDO – With almost 30,000 participants from 188 countries from across the globe, the ongoing 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, Russia, has become the world's largest event of its kind ever. The beauty of the culture and people of each country is clearly expressed through the female delegates attending the festival.