New look for Hanoi 10 years after expansion

New look for Hanoi 10 years after expansion

NDO – After ten years of merging and administrative-boundary expansion, Hanoi has changed dramatically in its economic growth, appearance and infrastructure. A new Hanoi, with open spaces, has created conditions for the city to plan space in the direction of sustainable development. (Jul 27, 2018 17:27:32)


Sunflower hill in Sa Pa attracts visitors

  Jun 28, 2018 11:56:33
NDO – Sunflower hill at the foot of Fansipan mountain is becoming an attractive weekend destination in Sa Pa. The Sunflower Week began on June 10, attracting tourists from all over the world to contemplate, take photos and enjoy many exciting activities. The sunflowers hill, located in Sun World Fansipan Legend, covers 25,000 square meters, including nearly four million sunflower plants that grow over the summer. 

In their efforts to scrape through crucial exam, Vietnamese students have parents by their side

  Jun 28, 2018 10:20:25
NDO - During the three-day national high school examination, students and their parents experience a lot of anxiety, with the parents overcoming all hardships to take care of their children, ensuring that they had enough food and sleep until they entered the test rooms. 

Couples with disabilities tie knot in Hanoi mass wedding

  Jun 25, 2018 17:30:41
NDO – Forty-one couples with disabilities joined a mass wedding ceremony in Hanoi on June 23. 

Hoi An ancient town twinkles at night

  Jun 25, 2018 10:43:55
NDO – The UNESCO-recognised Hoi An town is known for its colourful lanterns, which light up every night to bring a twinkle to the ancient town. 

Hanoians struggle in new heat wave with temperatures close to 40C

  Jun 21, 2018 10:32:01
NDO - People living in Hanoi are struggling with their daily activities as a new heat wave with temperatures approaching 40C has hit northern Vietnam and is forecast to last for more than a week. 

Thai ethnic people build stilt house

  Jun 15, 2018 11:48:53
NDO - For Thai people in the North West in particular and ethnic minorities in general, the construction of new houses (especially the stilt house) is very important. Their economic life has been enhanced with many kinds of architecture used in the construction of houses, but Thai people in the North West still preserve the traditional stilt house. The material used in building stilt houses is mostly wood that has been chiseled and prepared meticulously. 

Football fans filled with excitement as World Cup kicks off

  Jun 15, 2018 11:08:50
NDO – Nhan Dan correspondents in Russia, Nam Dong and Que Anh, came to Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest near Luzhniki Olympic Stadium on June 14 for the opening day of the 2018 World Cup, to capture the intense excitement of tens of thousands of football fans from around the world who flocked to Russia on the occasion. 

Lotus flowers in full bloom in Hanoi

  Jun 14, 2018 12:28:05
NDO – Throughout these warm days of June, lotus flowers are blooming all around Hanoi. Fragrant lotus flowers pour over the road, in every corner of the capital, cooling the hot summer air.  

Swedish and Portuguese pyrotechnists bring a shine over Han River

  Jun 10, 2018 15:28:03
NDO – The fourth fireworks show of the ongoing Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2018 was staged on June 9, under the theme ‘Desire’, featuring sparkling performances by two teams, Göteborgs FyrverkeriFabrik (GFF) from Sweden and Grupo Luso Pirotecnia (GLP) from Portugal. 

Beauty of Bac Ha in plum harvesting season

  Jun 05, 2018 10:59:03
NDO – These days, farmers in Bac Ha district in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, are busy harvesting their Tam Hoa plums. 

Youth volunteers accompany candidates during exam seasons

  Jun 01, 2018 11:05:03
NDO – For a long time, the blue shirts of youth volunteers have become a fond presence for exam candidates when the annual national college entrance exam arrives. 

Hanoi officially launches double-decker city tour service

  May 30, 2018 15:30:18
NDO – Hanoi officially launched its first double-decker city tour Hop on - Hop off service on May 30, offering a new option for visitors to enjoy the capital city’s top destinations this summer. 

The pristine beauty of Quan Lan Island

  May 28, 2018 09:56:31
NDO – Located inside Bai Tu Long Bay in Van Don district, Quang Ninh province, Quan Lan Island is a peaceful destination for tourists thanks to its pristine natural landscape. 

Van village festival to pray for water source

  May 27, 2018 14:44:47
NDO – The festival is a typical feature of the wet rice culture, expressing the desire of agricultural inhabitants for good weather and a bountiful harvest.