Google Doodles honours Hoi An ancient town

Google Doodles honours Hoi An ancient town

NDO – Vietnam’s ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was honoured by Google Doodles for the first time on Google Vietnamese homepage (google.com.vn) as a World Cultural Heritage and the most charming city in the world in 2019. (Jul 16, 2019 17:14:29)

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Porridge noodles – a famous dish in Nghe An province

  Jul 13, 2019 17:26:26
'Chao canh' (porridge noodles), a famous Nghe An specialty, is not a combination of noodles and porridge as its name suggests. 

Vietnam’s North-South Railway listed among world’s top ten most beautiful

  Jul 13, 2019 17:01:41
NDO – Vietnam’s Thong Nhat (Reunification) Express, also called the North-South railway route, has been listed by the Russia’s Sputnik news agency among the ten most beautiful of its kind in the world. 

Cautions for Vietnamese visitors to Sri Lanka loosened

  Jul 13, 2019 12:15:52
NDO – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) issued document No. 976/TCDL-KH on July 11, noting that international travel service enterprises can continue to organise tours for Vietnamese tourists to Sri Lanka. 

Hanoi in world’s 20 top foodie walking tours

  Jul 12, 2019 17:22:10
NDO/VNA – Foodies to the capital city of Hanoi could not miss banh da ca (soup made with tea-coloured noodles which comes from northern Hai Phong city) and banh cuon (steamed rolled pancakes), The Guardian suggested. 

Vietnam’s Hoi An named the world’s best city of 2019

  Jul 12, 2019 11:48:16
NDO – Vietnam’s ancient city of Hoi An in the central Quang Nam province was named the world’s best city of 2019 by the New York-based Travel + Leisure magazine. 

Ngo festival – The biggest festival of Cong ethnic people in Lai Chau

  Jul 11, 2019 11:57:47
NDO – ‘Ngo’(Corn) festival, also known as the “rainy season” festival, is the biggest traditional festival of the year for the Cong ethnic people in Lai Chau province. 

Dong Thap Cultural and Tourism Week opens

  Jul 11, 2019 11:05:45
NDO – The Dong Thap Cultural and Tourism Week officially kicked off with a ceremony held in the Mekong River Delta province’s Cao Lanh City on July 10.  

Number of Thai visitors to Vietnam sees sharp increase in H1

  Jul 10, 2019 12:06:51
NDO – The number of Thai visitors to Vietnam in the first half of 2019 recorded a sharp increase of 45% when compared to the same period last year, thanks to the launching of new air routes liking Thailand and major tourist cities in Vietnam. 

Lonely Planet ranks Vietnam’s central region as must-visit place

  Jul 09, 2019 15:26:02
NDO/VNA - Lonely Planet has ranked the central region of Vietnam sixth out of the top 10 must-visit destinations in Asia Pacific this year. 

Vietnam Airlines increases carry-on allowance to 12kg

  Jul 08, 2019 20:02:14
NDO – The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is increasing the combined weight of hand baggage item and an accessory to from 7kg to 12kg for Economy Class passengers under its new policy which will take effect from August 1. 

Huge potential for breakthroughs in Vietnam’s sea and island tourism

  Jul 08, 2019 15:51:53
NDO – Summer is the peak season for sea and island tourism in multiple provinces and cities along Vietnam’s coast. If they are well-prepared in infrastructure, service systems and tourism promotion, it will be a great opportunity for a "golden season" regarding revenue, thus creating a breakthrough for Vietnam’s “smoke-free” industry. 

Khmer people’s mixed papaya salad

  Jul 07, 2019 15:14:32
Visitors to the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang can enjoy the local specialty, mixed papaya salad, freshly prepared by ethnic Khmer people. 

Co To Island – A jade ruby in Quang Ninh province

  Jul 06, 2019 10:19:07
NDO – Dubbed as a jade ruby of Vietnam’s northeastern sea, Co To island district in Quang Ninh province has become a magnetic tourist site in recent years as it welcomes hundreds of thousands of holiday-makers annually. The local authorities have strived to make the island a national eco-tourism site by 2020. 

Lonely Planet ranks Vietnam’s central region as must-visit place

  Jul 05, 2019 18:00:23
NDO/VNA - Lonely Planet has ranked the central region of Vietnam sixth out of the top 10 must-visit destinations in Asia Pacific this year.