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Hanoi: Truc Bach neighbourhood rejoicing as medical lockdown lifted

  Mar 21, 2020 10:07:43
NDO – Hanoians in the lockdown neighbourhood of Truc Bach Street, Ba Dinh District, flocked to the road to rejoice, after the two-week blockade was lifted on Friday night (Mar 20). 

The daily life in Hanoi’s quarantine camp

  Mar 20, 2020 12:46:16
NDO – As one of the quarantine facilities in Hanoi for citizens travelling from countries affected by COVID-19, the Military School of the Capital High Command in Son Tay Town now hosts over 770 people from 23 countries, including eight foreigners, being quarantined at the school. 

Nho Que river brilliant in the season of bombax flowers

  Mar 18, 2020 17:30:00
NDO – In March, when the colours of the peach and plum blossom flowers have not yet faded, ‘hoa gao’ (bombax flowers) bloom in the sky of Ha Giang Province’s localities; however, the rows of bombax flowers along Nho Que river, where tourist boats are busy bringing visitors to the Tu San canyon every day, are even more beautiful and impressive. 

Gliricidia sepium flowers glow in Da Nang

  Mar 16, 2020 12:20:25
NDO – A garden with hundreds of ‘do mai’ trees, scientifically known as Gliricidia sepium, are glowing this March in the central coastal city of Da Nang. 

Roses in full bloom at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

  Mar 13, 2020 11:39:08
NDO – More than 500 rose trees are blossoming at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi, reaching their peak from early days this March. 

Hundreds of citizens return home after 14-day medical isolation

  Mar 12, 2020 11:30:45
NDO – A total of 248 people, including nine from the Republic of Korea, were released from the quarantine area at Military School of Hanoi Capital City Command on March 11 after being confirmed without symptoms of the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) following 14-day medical isolation. 

Phu Cuong Waterfall, a silk strip amidst the Gia Lai Mountains

  Mar 11, 2020 11:38:38
NDO – The Central Highland region is endowed with many beautiful waterfalls such as Pongour, Prenn and Dambri (in Lam Dong Province), Draynur (Dak Lak Province), Dray Sap (Dak Nong Province) and especially Phu Cuong (Gia Lai Province). 

Brilliant and poetic Hanoi in the leaf changing season of 'loc vung' trees

  Mar 06, 2020 14:46:59
NDO – Visitors to the capital city of Hanoi in March will be surprised by the vibrant colours of the leaves of 'loc vung' (Barringtonia acutangula) trees changing to red and yellow. 

A commune full of stilt houses

  Mar 04, 2020 17:13:13
NDO – Quynh Son Commune of Bac Son District in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son has six villages with around 1,800 people (99% of which are from the Tay ethnic minority). 

Visiting Plei Op Culture - Tourism Village in Pleiku City

  Mar 04, 2020 10:58:14
NDO – Designed as a first culture-tourism village in Pleiku City, Plei Op is a wonderful destination where visitors can explore the indigenous culture of the Gia Rai ethnic group. 

Exploring the pristine beauty of Ninh Thuan

  Mar 03, 2020 17:59:33
NDO – The southern central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is widely known for the traditional architecture of Cham ethnic people, the deep blue sea, beautiful white sand, and juicy tropical fruits. Visitors to Ninh Thuan can not only be treated with the charming natural landscape but also savoury delicacies and time-honoured cultural values. 

Thanh Tri steamed roll rice pancakes made from red dragon fruit

  Feb 27, 2020 10:46:26
NDO – With the aim of creating a new taste for the traditional dish “banh cuon Thanh Tri” (Thanh Tri steamed roll rice pancakes) as well as to help farmers consume dragon fruits, the owner of a famous “banh cuon” restaurant at 26B Tho Xuong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, made special steamed roll rice pancakes from red dragon fruit. 

Pure white Dalbergia tonkinensis flowers in Hanoi

  Feb 26, 2020 17:55:46
NDO – During the last days of February, while strolling around the streets in Hanoi, such as Thanh Nien, Chu Van An and Dien Bien Phu streets, visitors are bound to be captivated by the beauty of Dalbergia tonkinensis flowers. 

Vietnamese ‘ca tru’ art honoured by Google

  Feb 25, 2020 11:38:59
NDO - Vietnamese ‘ca tru’ (ceremonial singing) was honoured by Google Doodle, a special and temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepage, on the occasion of the art form’s Founders Commemoration Day (February 23).