NDO - When visiting Hanoi, many people have the same feeling that the city is narrow, crowded, hurried and noisy. However, that is only true when describing Hanoi during the day. Hanoi at mid-night or early morning is a very different place.
NDO – In the cool autumn weather, all streets in the capital city are decorated with flamboyant flags to celebrate National Day. No more noisy scenes or traffic jams on the streets, relaxed people enjoy a peaceful Hanoi on National Day.
NDO – For many years, on the occasion of National Day (September 2), local people in Tam Duong district, in the mountainous northern province of Lai Chau, and neighbouring areas have immersed themselves in the indigenous cultural and artistic space imbued with the identities of the local ethnic minorities. National Day celebrations in Tam Duong have very much become a common festive day for the local people to meet, exchange and enjoy entertainment.
NDO – The Ariêuping (sepulcher) festival is taking place at A Dang hamlet, Ta Rut commune, Dakrong district, Quang Tri province from August 8 to 10, attracting the participation of thousands of local people.
NDO - Over 400 artifacts and almost 10 relics, restored with 3D technology, reflecting the history of 1,300 years of continuous development of Viet Nam, through periods of Dai La, Dinh, Ly, Tran, Le, are on show at the National Assembly (NA) House’s two basement levels.
NDO - Lang Giang nursing centre, under the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, is currently providing care and treatment for 70 sick soldiers and war invalids, who have lost over 81% of their working capacity and need special care, from 21 provinces and cities across the country. Thanks to the attention of the staff, doctors and nurses in the centre, the wounded soldiers have always remained united in overcoming any difficulties or diseases, as well as staying healthy and stabilising their lives. The people at the centre are considered as their second family.
NDO - Freshwater mangroves, known among scientists as barringtonia acutangula, usually begin to blossom in the sixth lunar month. The blooming season lasts for about four months in the year, with drooping clusters of tiny red flowers sprout up one after another.
NDO – In the extreme heat of the central region, thousands of experts, engineers and workers participating in the third phase of Dung Quat Oil Refinery Plant Maintenance are urgently and precisely working on each task to quickly put the billion-dollar petrochemical complex, the heart of Vietnam’s industry, back into operation.
NDO – Wood carving and painting is a profession with a long tradition in Vietnamese culture. In its long history of development, crimson and gilded objects with fine carvings, red paint, and sparkling gold, not only reflect the aesthetics and skills of craftsmen but also express historical values of Vietnamese culture.
NDO - A double-decker sightseeing bus embarked on a trial operation in the capital city on June 30, to collect public feedback before starting official service which is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter.
NDO – An art road, with a total length of 1.5 kilometres, is displaying 111 painting works on boats at Tam Thanh commune, Quang Nam province. The works are part of the community-based ecotourism development project held by Tam Ky city’s People’s Committee and teachers of the Singapore Technology and Design University.