Vietnam Home Vietnam and Asia Latest News - VietnamPosts.NET - uGroup (tm) Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:54:45 +0000 Biz.VN GNU/GPL Core System en-gb 7 must-see places in Vietnam northern province along China border (Video)

Though not as famous as Sa Pa or Ha Giang, the northeastern province Cao Bang on the border with China offers an escape from vacationing mobs.


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Cambodian stall sweet on Saigon for 40 plus years (Video)

A stall in HCMC's District 10 has been serving Cambodian sweet soups with 20 plus flavors for over four decades.

Kết quả hình ảnh cho Cambodian stall sweet on Saigon for 40 plus years

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13 must-try experiences in Vietnam (Video)

Exploring the world’s largest cave, eating pho noodle soup in Hanoi and cruising down the Mekong Delta are among the memorable experiences in Vietnam, CNN says.

Kết quả hình ảnh cho 13 must-try experiences in Vietnam

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Australian cycling legend wants more riding 'above the clouds' after Vietnam race

Cadel Evans, the 2009 Road World Championship and 2011 Tour de France winner, competed in this year’s Coupe de Hue cycling race.

Cadel Evans (L, 2nd( with fellow riders at the 2019 Coupe de Hue, September 21, 2019. Photo by Vu Ha Kim Vy.

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DJ to sticky rice seller: young man’s unique career move (Video)

Luu Duc Huy was a DJ for several years before returning home to take over as a sticky rice vendor from his father.

Kết quả hình ảnh cho DJ to sticky rice seller: young man’s unique career move

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Five years on, Saigon road expansion remains in a hole

The VND800 billion ($34 million) road expansion project on Luong Dinh Cua Street in Saigon's District 2 is nowhere near completion after 5 years of work.

The surface of Luong Dinh Cua Street strewns with construction materials and machineries.The Urban Transport Management Area 2 started upgrading and expanding the street in April 2015. The project is expected to be completed after two years.

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Vietnam in contention for leading culinary destination award (Video)

Vietnam has won a debut nomination for the leading culinary destination category at the 2019 World Travel Awards.

Cha ca, the pan-fried squares of fish tossed with dill, onion, turmeric and galangal, is a well known, much favored dish of Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Trang.

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Wonderful yellow terrace rice fields

It's obvious why you should visit the northwestern region in September and October, as that's when the terraced rice fields turn beautifully yellow.

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The tangled matrix that is Mekong Delta’s first heritage tree

A 150-year-old banyan tree in Can Tho City with scores of entangled aerial roots has a matrix-like appearance.

Seeded in Gian Gua relic in Nhon Khanh hamlet, Phong Dien District, Can Tho city, the 10-meter tall tree is said by locals to have survived the wars. Its canopy is about 3,000 square meters large.

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Fun and games in the trees in Quảng Bình

The central province of Quảng Bình is well-known for its long, pristine coastline and various ecological sites in the vicinity of Phong Nha – Kẻ Bàng National Park.

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Saigon market eateries serve an array of appetizing snacks

Ban Co market in District 3 is the place to head for if you are feeling hungryish and fancy a delicious bite or two.

Inside the market located at 664 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, District 3, diners find the crunchy pancakes, the Vietnamese cousin of crepe, that is popular in the central and southern Vietnam. The filling boasts pork and pawn, bean sprouts and a crunchy juicy fruit named jicama, which tastes a bit like pear but less sweet and thicker. The spirit of the tropical dish lies in the sweet and sour dipping sauce that has slices of papaya and carrots. A serving costs VND7,000 ($0.3). Photo by VnExpress/ Di Vy.

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Foodwise: Cuốn đập Đà Nẵng and its Hà Nội brother are must-try dishes

Differing from spring rolls in the north, cuốn đập Đà Nẵng (boiled pork and other ingredients wrapped in rice paper) is well-known nationwide for its unique taste and aroma, said culinary expert Lê Kim Chi.

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Autumn yellows return to Ru Cha mangrove forest

Large swathes of Ru Cha primeval mangrove forest in central Vietnam have turned yellow, drawing hordes of visitors and photography enthusiasts.


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A Nha Trang house takes its home entertainment

 Located in the central town of Nha Trang, a house carved into a hill has great sea views, and a 50-seat cinema behind its swimming pool.

Located on a 420 square meters area, a house in Nha Trang has an ocean view with the bay and mountains in the background. It was built for rental and leisure purposes.

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Explore Ha Long, the land of 'descending dragons' (Video)

 Tour guide Pham Huy Trung's photographs offer a glimpse of the unique charm of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO natural heritage site in northern Vietnam.

At around 3 a.m. fishing boats gather at a wharf near Hon Gai seafood market near Bai Chay Bridge after a long night out at sea.The wholesale market is open from early morning until 10 a.m., but its busiest time is between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. when traders rush to buy the freshest fish.

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Hanoi crab noodle soup stall adds a herb to stand out (Video)

Toppings add flavor to bun rieu at Do Thi Yen’s sidewalk eatery in Hanoi, water mimosa makes it unique.

Kết quả hình ảnh cho Hanoi crab noodle soup stall adds a herb to stand out

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A festival for everyone

Children across the country have been excited for gifts and Mid-Autumn Festival parties in the last few weeks.

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Hanoi's old quarter overrun by vacation crowds for Mid-Autumn Festival

With the Mid-Autumn Festival peaking, people have been flooding into Hanoi’s Old Quarter to shop, take photos and enjoy the festive ambience.

These days, Hang Ma Street, one of the busiest areas in the capital specializing in trading children’s toys, paper goods and paper votive offerings, turned into a traditional market during the Mid-Autumn season.The street, which has exister for hundreds of years and a hidden gem of Hanoi normally sells paper votive offerings and home decorations but one month before the festival, it has transformed into a busy shopping area with almost houses and sidewalks turned into makeshift shops, providing star-shaped lanterns, revolving lanterns, and paper masks of animals and fairy tales characters for the childrens favorite festival.For many Vietnamese, the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 13 this year, is the second most important festival after the Lunar New Year.  The Mid-Autumn festival dates back to the Rice Civilization of the Red River delta, over 4,000 years ago.

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Fabric lanterns adorn Hanoi street for Mid-Autumn Festival

Thousands of fabric lanterns are decorating a section of Phung Hung Street in Hanoi's Old Quarter for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival.

Beside Hang Ma Street, Phung Hung Street is also adorned with lanterns this year.Duc Nguyen, a Hanoi resident, said: About 30 meters of Phung Hung Street was adorned with lanterns about a week ago.

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Central province to promote zero waste tourism

The owners of 44 hotels, homestays, villas and restaurants as well as travel agencies in the central province of Quảng Nam have agreed to take action to reduce the plastic waste their businesses release into the environment.

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Explore five cafés on Saigon’s walking street

Get a good coffee before starting to watch people down below on Nguyen Hue, one of the city’s busiest streets for pedestrians.

Photo by Thinker & Dreamer Coffee

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Bánh rợm dumpling a northern speciality

Tasty and delicious bánh rợm or bánh nếp (sticky rice dumpling) is a popular traditional dumpling made by locals in Việt Nam’s northern region.

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Mass killings in Vietnam ‘a cancer of the soul’

Inequality, poverty and a cultural normalization of violence are major factors behind increasing incidence of mass killings in Vietnam, experts say.

Nguyen Van Dong was arrested for killing four people on September 1, 2019. Photo by VnExpress/Thu Cu.

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Antique auto parade marks Hoi An, My Son milestones

A parade of antique autos during the weekend celebrated the 20th anniversary of Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary being recognized as world cultural heritages.

Antique auto parade marks Hoi An, My Son milestones

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At Saigon zoo, animals and humans are family

Over 40 employees of the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden have forged close bonds with more than 1,000 animals they take care of every day.


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