Hanoi in the early summer

Hanoi in the early summer

NDO – May arrived with sun rays lighting every corner of the streets, purple lagerstroemia blossoming, and cicadas breaking the quiet space. Hanoi again enters a new summer. (May 13, 2018 13:10:37)

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Female workers invaluable to nation’s economic development

  May 01, 2018 08:08:39
NDO – 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. 

Truong Sa archipelago - the nation’s sacred territory

  Apr 27, 2018 11:34:21
NDO – In April 2018, Giai Thanh, a reporter from Nhan Dan Newspaper, joined a delegation of local leaders from relevant localities for a visit to the nation’s outpost on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. Following are inspiring images of the nation’s sacred territory as seen through the reporter’s lens.  

Vietnamese pay tribute to nation’s legendary founders Hung Kings

  Apr 25, 2018 16:53:41
NDO – 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. 

Fun and games at ethnology museum over national holiday

  Apr 24, 2018 11:43:42
NDO - A folk cultural programme will be held from April 28-29 at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to meet the entertainment demand of capital dwellers during the upcoming Liberation Day (April 30) and May Day national holidays. In addition, visitors will be able to enjoy a water puppet show by artists from Dong Ngu ward, Bac Ninh province. 

Mural village project in Da Nang city

  Apr 23, 2018 11:46:41
NDO - A mural village project at Phuoc Ninh ward, Hai Chau, which began as an idea of the Secretary of the Youth Union of Phuoc Ninh ward, will be officially inaugurated on April 23. The project, featuring pictures on the places, cultural features and people of Da Nang City, is expected to attract many visitors to Da Nang.  

Vietnam's top destinations featured on CNN’s photo tour

  Apr 23, 2018 11:18:28
NDO – Vietnam’s typical beauty and its stunning diverse landscapes, as well as its culture, architecture and cuisine have been vividly reflected in a photo story run by CNN. 

Feature: Discovering Vietnam’s archaeological treasures

  Apr 13, 2018 18:04:35
NDO – 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. 

Vibrant violet flamboyant flower season in Da Lat

  Apr 10, 2018 11:52:45
NDO – Arriving in Da Lat city between the Lunar New Year and April is the best time to admire the beauty of the vivid violet flamboyant flowers for any tourist. Da Lat's roads are covered with vibrant violet flamboyant flowers. Its unique colour evokes a sense of romance, serenity, and beautiful memories of the past. 

Summer starts with colourful mulberry season in Hanoi’s suburbs

  Apr 09, 2018 12:47:01
NDO – Beginning in April each year, farmers in the district of Phuc Tho on the outskirt of Hanoi are busy harvesting their ripe mulberries. It’s clear to witness the vast eye-catching areas in the red and dark purple of the colourful mulberry fruits when visiting Hiep Thuan, a peaceful commune on the banks of the Day River. 

Unique five-thousand year old fossil reef found in Vietnam

  Apr 03, 2018 10:37:14
NDO – For the first time in Vietnam, specialists from the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources have discovered a cemetery of fossilised coral reef more than 5,000 years old on Quang Ngai province’s Ly Son Island. The unprecedented and unique discovery opens up new interpretations of the earth dating back to 5,000 years ago. 

GMS 6 and CLV 10 a success for Vietnam

  Apr 01, 2018 13:43:51
NDO – The sixth Greater Mekong Subregion Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Summit on Development Triangle Area (CLV-10) successfully wrapped up after two effective working days in Hanoi from March 30-31. 

"White gold" on the roof

  Mar 28, 2018 18:03:37
NDO – 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. 

Vietnam goes dark in response to Earth Hour

  Mar 25, 2018 13:32:50
NDO – Localities across Vietnam switched off their lights for one hour on the evening of March 24 in response to the global Earth Hour campaign. 

Cherry blossoms in full bloom at Hanoi’s Japanese festival

  Mar 24, 2018 15:51:23
NDO – Thousands of Hanoians and tourists flock to the Ly Thai To Flower Park in the capital city to enjoy the beauty of the famous cherry blossoms brought from Japan during the 2018 Japan Cultural Exchange Festival, which opened at the flower garden on March 23.