Vietnam Home Vietnam and Asia Latest News - VietnamPosts.NET - uGroup (tm) https://vietnamposts.com/component/content/frontpage.html Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:59:04 +0000 Biz.VN GNU/GPL Core System en-gb Secret tunnel in Saigon a symbol of monumental resistance https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/370065-secret-tunnel-in-saigon-a-symbol-of-monumental-resistance.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/370065-secret-tunnel-in-saigon-a-symbol-of-monumental-resistance.html

HCMC’s Phu Tho Hoa Tunnel is an enduring symbol of Vietnamese resilience and ingenuity that defeated the French colonialists.

Inside Saigons secret tunnel that was once destroyed by the French (unedited)

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:16:50 +0000
Why you should have a longing for longan https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/370031-why-you-should-have-a-longing-for-longan.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/370031-why-you-should-have-a-longing-for-longan.html

Aside from tasting amazing, there are some little known facts about longan you really should learn.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Tue, 20 Aug 2019 08:32:00 +0000
Da Nang clears litter from coral reefs https://vietnamposts.com/science-and-education/environment/369945-da-nang-clears-litter-from-coral-reefs.html https://vietnamposts.com/science-and-education/environment/369945-da-nang-clears-litter-from-coral-reefs.html

Authorities in Son Tra Peninsula and other beaches in the central city of Da Nang performed a cleanup on Saturday to protect coral reefs.

Cleanup operation on Da Nangs peninsula helps protect coral reefs

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:31:30 +0000
70-year-old Saigon eatery serves rice in stone pots https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369936-70-year-old-saigon-eatery-serves-rice-in-stone-pots.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369936-70-year-old-saigon-eatery-serves-rice-in-stone-pots.html

Chuyen Ky restaurant situated in the heart of Saigon has been serving rice to customers in stoneware pots since 1948.

Stoneware pot rice is Chuyen Kys specialty. Photo by VnExpress/Di Vy.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sun, 18 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0000
Hasty planning plunges tourism spots under water https://vietnamposts.com/science-and-education/environment/369919-hasty-planning-plunges-tourism-spots-under-water.html https://vietnamposts.com/science-and-education/environment/369919-hasty-planning-plunges-tourism-spots-under-water.html

It may be unusual for hilly areas and islands surrounded by ocean to grapple with flooding, but historic floods last week in two of the country's best-known paradises, Phú Quốc Island and the city of Đà Lạt, sent local people and tourists into a nightmare scenario.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:00:00 +0000
Flood strikes Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk https://vietnamposts.com/society/urban-and-rural/369895-flood-strikes-central-highlands-province-of-k-lk.html https://vietnamposts.com/society/urban-and-rural/369895-flood-strikes-central-highlands-province-of-k-lk.html

Non-stop heavy rains in the Central Highlands have resulted in rising water levels in the local Krông Ana River.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sat, 17 Aug 2019 04:02:00 +0000
Photo exhibition shows lifestyle of Hanoians https://vietnamposts.com/events/more-events/369869-photo-exhibition-shows-lifestyle-of-hanoians.html https://vietnamposts.com/events/more-events/369869-photo-exhibition-shows-lifestyle-of-hanoians.html

The modern-day lifestyle of Hà Nội 's residents has been depicted truthfully and vibrantly through the lens of the city's photographers in an ongoing exhibition entitled The Beauty of Hanoians.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:29:43 +0000
7 dishes to put Cao Bang on gastronomy map https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/369813-7-dishes-to-put-cao-bang-on-gastronomy-map.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/369813-7-dishes-to-put-cao-bang-on-gastronomy-map.html

Cao Bang Province, a tourism destination in northern Vietnam, offers a variety of delicacies that travelers should try without fail.

7 dishes to put Cao Bang on gastronomy map

 

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:35:31 +0000
Northwest Cuisine Festival in the autumn https://vietnamposts.com/events/travel-and-festival/369809-northwest-cuisine-festival-in-the-autumn.html https://vietnamposts.com/events/travel-and-festival/369809-northwest-cuisine-festival-in-the-autumn.html

Autumn, when the weather is cooler, is the ideal time to explore exciting and delightful lands through festivals and enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of the Northwestern mountains and forests.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Thu, 15 Aug 2019 18:05:18 +0000
Deputy PM orders inspection into land acquisition in Thái Nguyên urban area project https://vietnamposts.com/society/urban-and-rural/369802-2019-08-15-10-47-41.html https://vietnamposts.com/society/urban-and-rural/369802-2019-08-15-10-47-41.html

In a document sent to the Government Inspectorate, Bình requested inspectors to handle petitions on the Thái Hưng Eco City urban project.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:14:51 +0000
Buddhist faithful head for pagodas in Ghost Month https://vietnamposts.com/society/lifestyle/369796-buddhist-faithful-head-for-pagodas-in-ghost-month.html https://vietnamposts.com/society/lifestyle/369796-buddhist-faithful-head-for-pagodas-in-ghost-month.html

Many Vietnamese believe their deceased ancestors visit them during the seventh lunar month, the Month of the Ghost, and make ritual offerings.

Buddhist faithful head for pagodas in Month of the Ghost

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:46:40 +0000
Basement printing press in Saigon that operated right under French noses https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369738-basement-printing-press-in-saigon-that-operated-right-under-french-noses.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369738-basement-printing-press-in-saigon-that-operated-right-under-french-noses.html

Behind a closet in a house was a secret facility used by the National Association of Defense Supporters during French colonial rule.

Basement printing press in Saigon that operated right under French noses

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Wed, 14 Aug 2019 20:02:58 +0000
Trying out Hanoi’s popular yellow sticky rice (Video) https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/369736-trying-out-hanois-popular-yellow-sticky-rice.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/369736-trying-out-hanois-popular-yellow-sticky-rice.html

A Hanoi roadside eatery has been making xoi xeo sticky rice for breakfast for more than 26 years.

Kết quả hình ảnh cho Trying out Hanoi’s popular yellow sticky rice

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Wed, 14 Aug 2019 17:50:11 +0000
Ba Vì Mountain offers a forest hideaway https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/destination/369725-2019-08-14-10-30-37.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/destination/369725-2019-08-14-10-30-37.html

It takes an hour and a half to drive from Ha Noi city centre to Ba Vì National Park, the mountainous region of the capital. It’s a wonderful option for a weekend retreat.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:12:09 +0000
Mekong Delta to face earlier, more severe salinity, droughts https://vietnamposts.com/science-and-education/environment/369678-mekong-delta-to-face-earlier-more-severe-salinity-droughts.html https://vietnamposts.com/science-and-education/environment/369678-mekong-delta-to-face-earlier-more-severe-salinity-droughts.html

Salinity and droughts will come earlier and be more severe in the 2019-20 dry season than the previous year in the Mekong Delta, according to Hoàng Phúc Lâm, Vice Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

 

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:37:00 +0000
Once a barrier against invaders, now a beautiful valley https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369587-once-a-barrier-against-invaders-now-a-beautiful-valley.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369587-once-a-barrier-against-invaders-now-a-beautiful-valley.html

Chi Lang Passage in Lang Son Province used to be a strategic bulwark for Vietnam and now boasts stunning mountainous sights.

Photo by Bui Vinh Thuan

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Mon, 12 Aug 2019 20:15:15 +0000
CNN to broadcast Hanoi's charms to global audiences in 2019 (Video) https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369575-cnn-to-broadcast-hanois-charms-to-global-audiences-in-2019.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369575-cnn-to-broadcast-hanois-charms-to-global-audiences-in-2019.html

CNN will air 15 short films on Hanoi’s attractions under a $4 million tourism promotion deal it signed with the city last May.

A F1 car performs on the street of Hanoi in a promotion event on April 21, 2019. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:25:06 +0000
Sit back, relax and enjoy the views: Saigon's best rooftop bars https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369501-sit-back-relax-and-enjoy-the-views-saigons-best-rooftop-bars.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/explore-more/369501-sit-back-relax-and-enjoy-the-views-saigons-best-rooftop-bars.html

Saigon has a slew of rooftop bars where one can relax and enjoy breathtaking views of its constant growth, drink in hand.

Photo by Nafi]

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sat, 10 Aug 2019 17:28:17 +0000
Coffee shop that transports Saigonese back to childhood https://vietnamposts.com/society/lifestyle/369496-coffee-shop-that-transports-saigonese-back-to-childhood.html https://vietnamposts.com/society/lifestyle/369496-coffee-shop-that-transports-saigonese-back-to-childhood.html

The interiors of Mua Rao cafe in Phu Nhuan District offer visitors a glimpse into a traditional Saigon lifestyle some decades ago.

Quán cà phê gợi nhớ ký ức tuổi thơ ở Sài Gòn

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sat, 10 Aug 2019 11:31:49 +0000
Visiting the westernmost spot in Việt Nam https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/destination/369475-2019-08-10-11-05-11.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/destination/369475-2019-08-10-11-05-11.html

Marking the westernmost spot on Việt Nam's mainland, Milestone No Zero A Pa Chải on top of Khoan La San Mountain sits 1,864m above sea level in Sín Thầu Commune, Mường Nhé District, the northern province of Điện Biên.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sat, 10 Aug 2019 08:08:00 +0000
Saigon lays claim to 'rockiest road on the planet' https://vietnamposts.com/life-and-laws/more-life/369474-saigon-lays-claim-to-rockiest-road-on-the-planet.html https://vietnamposts.com/life-and-laws/more-life/369474-saigon-lays-claim-to-rockiest-road-on-the-planet.html

Nu Dan Cong Street is an obstacle course of mini-craters that residents and commuters have been navigating for years.

Saigon lays claim to rockiest road on the planet

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Sat, 10 Aug 2019 08:00:20 +0000
Five Da Lat stalls serve Vietnamese ‘pizza’ for less than two bucks https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/369453-five-da-lat-stalls-serve-vietnamese-pizza-for-less-than-two-bucks.html https://vietnamposts.com/explore-vietnam/cuisine/369453-five-da-lat-stalls-serve-vietnamese-pizza-for-less-than-two-bucks.html

Try Da Lat’s unique contribution to Vietnamese cuisine, rice paper grilled over charcoal with several toppings, at five popular stalls.

Cursing lady stall is at 61 Nguyen Van Troi Street. Photo by Zen

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:48:09 +0000
Đắk Lắk suffers big losses by after heavy rain and flash floods https://vietnamposts.com/society/urban-and-rural/369386-k-lk-suffers-big-losses-by-after-heavy-rain-and-flash-floods.html https://vietnamposts.com/society/urban-and-rural/369386-k-lk-suffers-big-losses-by-after-heavy-rain-and-flash-floods.html

Heavy rain has submerged hundreds of houses and thousands of hectares of crops in Buôn Đôn and Ea Súp border districts in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk in recent days. 

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:42:27 +0000
Hotel Splendide Royal in Rome Announces the Opening of a New Wing with 16 Brand New Suites https://vietnamposts.com/economy/company-and-names/369382-hotel-splendide-royal-in-rome-announces-the-opening-of-a-new-wing-with-16-brand-new-suites.html https://vietnamposts.com/economy/company-and-names/369382-hotel-splendide-royal-in-rome-announces-the-opening-of-a-new-wing-with-16-brand-new-suites.html

Hotel Splendide Royal in Rome Announces the Opening of a New Wing with 16 Brand New Suites

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Thu, 08 Aug 2019 09:46:00 +0000
Drought puts central Vietnam irrigation lakes out to pasture (Video) https://vietnamposts.com/society/weather/369236-drought-puts-central-vietnam-irrigation-lakes-out-to-pasture.html https://vietnamposts.com/society/weather/369236-drought-puts-central-vietnam-irrigation-lakes-out-to-pasture.html

Prolonged drought has dried up irrigation lakes in Thua Thien-Hue Province, turning some into pasture land and revealing arid soil in others.

Drought puts central Vietnam irrigation lakes out to pasture

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Tue, 06 Aug 2019 16:50:21 +0000