Colourful Dong Van market in Ha Giang

Colourful Dong Van market in Ha Giang

NDO – Dong Van is the northernmost district of Ha Giang province and located in the most unique karst plateau geopark in Vietnam. Arriving in Dong Van, tourists will have the chance to admire the majestic beauty of rolling mountains and forests as well as to learn more about the daily life of Dong Van residents. The Dong Van market is one of the most popular visiting sites for tourists. (Apr 15, 2017)

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NDO – In response to the Earth Hour Campaign 2017, a turning off the lights ceremony with the message "Lights off to turn on the future" was held on the evening of March 25 at the August Revolution Square in Hanoi organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Hanoi People's Committee. 

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  Mar 20, 2017
NDO – Holi, the festival of colours, is a traditional festival celebrated by Hindus in India and several other countries. Those who joined the event in Hanoi on March 19 were treated to an array of Indian dishes and had the chance to throw colourful powder at each other.  

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  Mar 12, 2017
NDO - As many as 1,200 blossom branches and 50 Japanese cherry trees are on display at at Ly Thai To Flower Garden in Hanoi under the Japanese Cultural Exchange 2017 and Japanese Cherry Blossom Exhibition that opened on March 10.  

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  Mar 06, 2017
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Hanoi’s streets dotted with early white Dalbergia tonkinensis flowers

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NDO - Flowers of the perennial tree known scientifically as Dalbergia tonkinensis or sưa in Vietnamese usually bloom in late March when Hanoi’s streets are in the wet of drizzle. But this year the flowering season has come one month earlier than usual. 

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