Today: 03/06/2023 19:04:53 (GMT+7)

Hanoi eatery stands out with fragrant, fatty waterbug sauce

11:00 | 02/11/2022

A steamed rice rolls stall in Hanoi has made a mark for itself with a dipping sauce made with waterbug extract and fish sauce, keeping its patrons happy for five decades.

Vietnamese chef on a roll with vegan salmon sushi

15:19 | 28/10/2022

Vietnamese chef Pham Quang Minh spent about a month creating a vegan salmon sushi dish with easy-to-find ingredients like red algae and jelly powder.

Western tourists try catching fish in Vietnam terraced fields

15:47 | 24/10/2022

"Italy does not offer such experience," a tourist says of his home after getting to catch a carp in a terraced field in Vietnam's northern highlands.

Discovering 80-meter sinkhole in rocky plateau of Vietnam

16:46 | 17/10/2022

Two locals from the northern highlands' Ha Giang Province take tour guide Giap Van Hai down a sheer and rugged cliff to the bottom of a 80-meter-deep sinkhole.

My Son Sanctuary - Remnants of the Champa Kingdom

17:01 | 10/10/2022

There was a unique culture on the coast of contemporary Vietnam from the 4th to 13th centuries that owed its spiritual origins to Hinduism in India. It is best illustrated by the remains of impressive tower temples in what was the religious and political capital of the Champa Kingdom.

Eating pho in 300°C stone bowl in Hanoi

14:48 | 06/10/2022

At a Hanoi restaurant, pho broth is served in a stone bowl heated to 300 degrees Celsius, with customers adding the noodles, beef slices and herbs to taste.

Vietnam’s tallest viaduct gets ready for traffic

18:14 | 03/10/2022

The Mong Sen viaduct on an expressway between Hanoi and Sa Pa will open to traffic this year. The viaduct will cross two hills past a hydroelectric power station and Sa Pa’s rice terraces. It is 612 meters long with five continuous spans, and 14 meters wide with four lanes. Construction started in January 2021 at a cost of VND450 billion (US$19.8 million), and is now 99% complete. 

French tourists join Hoi An cleanup after Storm Noru

14:11 | 30/09/2022

As floodwaters in Hoi An started receding Wednesday, a group of French tourists in Hoi An joined local residents to clear mud and collect garbage along An Hoi Bridge that crosses the Hoai River.