Antiques in the basement of National Assembly House

Antiques in the basement of National Assembly House

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. (Aug 02, 2017)

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Da Nang fireworks festival: Italian team win pyrotechnics contest

  Jun 25, 2017
NDO - A pyrotechnic team from Italy has been crowned champion of the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) for their amazing display on the final night of competition on June 24. 

Colourful art road in Quang Nam

  Jun 19, 2017
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. 

Chu Dau pottery – the continuance of Vietnamese cultural identities

  Jun 17, 2017
NDO – Flourishing during the 13th-17th centuries, Chu Dau pottery later waned in popularity but thanks to the tireless efforts of scientists, related authorities and with support from the business community, the local pottery has been revitalised, with its unique characteristics from the past, as one of the nation’s most beautiful ceramic styles. 

‘Silk Road’ in Hoi An city

  Jun 13, 2017
NDO – Over 300 years ago, Hoi An ancient town, in the central province of Quang Nam, was a famous trading port and was considered as the centre of the legendary Silk Road, bringing silk products from Vietnam’s southern region to China, Japan and various European countries. 

Colourful street show held as part of ASEAN+ children festival

  Jun 04, 2017
NDO – A colourful street show took place around Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake in Hanoi on June 3, as part of the ongoing ASEAN+ Children Festival.  

A charming north-western region begins new rice season

  May 23, 2017
NDO – May arrives with early summer rains starting to pour down, drawing water from the upper streams into the North-western region. Terraced rice fields take off their boring brown coat of winter to enter a new crop season. 

Colourful flowers in Uncle Ho’s “garden”

  May 19, 2017
NDO – “… Admiring various types of flowers in Uncle Ho’s garden, we still feel his cherished presence around, species of flowers from regions far away, gathering here to bloom and omit their sweet fragrances, reminding us of the President’s sacrifices…” 

Hanoi turns purple with giant crape-myrtle flowers

  May 19, 2017
NDO - Hanoi’s summer is welcomed by not only the songs of cicadas, the calls of koels and the reddish hues of flamboyant flowers, but also the bright purple tones of giant crape-myrtle flowers, known in Vietnamese as bang lang. 

Colourful Dong Van market in Ha Giang

  Apr 15, 2017
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. 

Ritual commemorates soldiers of ancient Hoang Sa Flotilla

  Apr 14, 2017
NDO - The Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa (Paracel) flotilla soldiers (Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa) was held on April 12 in An Vinh commune, Ly Son district, the central province of Quang Ngai. 

White lilies suggest the beginning of summer

  Apr 10, 2017
NDO – They may not be colourful or fragrant, but lilies are an all-time favourite with many. Fondly called the flower of April or simply summer flowers, lilies bloom only once a year. Unlike the vibrant roses, which bloom throughout the year, lilies are short-lived and last for only a month in April. 

Nomad life frames in Ninh Thuan

  Apr 08, 2017
NDO – Ninh Thuan is a province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. Coming to Ninh Thuan, one can see images of nomadic people, with their sheep in farms, fields and mountain slopes. 

Hanoi in young leaf season

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO – As old leaves shed to make way for new ones, Hanoi soaks in an array of charming spring colours. As new leaves sprout, they turn the capital city into an artist’s magical palette. 

Vietnam Book Day attracts thousands of book lovers

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO – The fourth Vietnam Book Day – 2017, entitled, ‘Book and Development of community knowledge’, officially kicked off on April 6 at Thong Nhat Part in Hanoi.