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Spring festival features pig racing

Hanoi Paragon Hill is a great place to pose for photos. — VNS Photo Chiểu Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Pig racing will take place everyday from now to February 24 in Mường Châu Village, Ba Vì District on the outskirts of Hà Nội. The Hanoi Paragon Hill Resort will host the spring festival ... Read More »

Maintaining peace on the northern border

Devastation: The town of Cao Bằng in ruin after an attack by the Chinese army in February, 1979. — VNA/VNS Photo Trần Mạnh Thường Viet Nam News Forty years ago, the northern border area of Việt Nam witnessed a fierce attack by the Chinese army. Between February 17 and March 18, 1979, the army pushed deep into Vietnamese territory in ... Read More »

Mother Goddess temple in border town attracts tourists from China

Grand: The old temple stands on a mountain near Đồng Đăng Market in the Đồng Đăng border town. — Photo Viet Nam News LẠNG SƠN — Thousands of pilgrims and tourists flocked to the Temple of Mother Goddess in the northern mountainous province of Lạng Sơn on Thursday to attend a festival dedicated to the Mother Goddess. Among the ... Read More »

Lovesick on Valentine’s? Museum of broken hearts has the antidote

A picture taken at the Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb on February, 14, 2109 shows objects displayed during an exhibition of personal objects and stories of heartbreak created by artists Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic. — Photo AFP Viet Nam News ZAGREB  — Forget romantic dinners and roses, the place to be on Valentine’s Day is Zagreb’s Museum of Broken Relationships, ... Read More »

Second int’l hot air balloon festival takes flight

A view of Mộc Châu Plateau from above. With its lush nature and rich cultural history, the plateau has become a favourite spot for both local and international travellers. Viet Nam News SƠN LA — Hot air balloons flew in the clear blue sky over Mộc Châu Plateau early this morning, marking the launch of the second International Hot Air ... Read More »

Tourists must pay to see famous pine tree

The lonely pine tree, a popular destination for tourists visiting Đà Lạt. — Photo Viet Nam News ĐÀ LẠT — A lonely pine tree on a hillside in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng that become a tourist hotspot is no longer free to visit, a change that has drawn criticism from tourists and locals alike. At the ... Read More »

Traditional folk painting enjoys a revival

Đào Đình Trung has become a skillful craftsman in making Kim Hoàng painting. — VNA/VNS Photo Đinh Thuận Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The demand for Kim Hoàng paintings, a genre of Vietnamese woodcut paintings that originate from Kim Hoàng Village in Hà Nội, has been increasing over the Lunar New Year. Thanks to efforts of local authorities, artisans ... Read More »

Miss Universe 2018 and Miss Universe Vietnam H’Hen Niê reunite at New York Fashion Week

Miss Universe Vietnam H’Hen Niê, who was among the top five of Miss Universe 2018, the winner Catriona Gray (right) and one of the pageant’s judges, Iman Noelle Oubou (centre) are special guests of Vietnamese designer Phương My on February 12. — Photos Viet Nam News NEW YORK — Miss Universe Vietnam 2018 H’Hen Niê and Miss Universe 2018 ... Read More »

Women reign at glitzy Grammys gala that also makes rap history

Kacey Musgraves poses with her awards for Album Of The Year Golden Hour and for Best Country Album with Golden Hour, Best Country Song Space Cowboy and Best Country Solo Preformance Butterflies in the press room during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on February 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. AFP Photo Viet Nam News LOS ANGELES — A bold streak ... Read More »