Truong Sa archipelago - the nation’s sacred territory

Truong Sa archipelago - the nation’s sacred territory

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.  (Apr 27, 2018 11:34:21)

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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

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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

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Cherry blossoms in full bloom at Hanoi’s Japanese festival

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March in Hanoi

  Mar 09, 2018 17:53:06
NDO – March, when the trees change leaves, is one of the most blossoming months of the year in Hanoi. Walking along the city streets, visitors will be surprised to realise that Hanoi has all four seasons with every colour of flowers and plants.  

Brave female soldiers in fire and rescue force

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