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Discovering stunning beauty of lakes along Vietnam
West Lake, Ba Be, Da Xanh and Tri An alongside Vietnam to name few are beautiful and romantic lakes for holidaymakers.
Ba Be Lake is located in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan. It charms tourists with its pristine beauty and abundant flora and fauna.
Thac Ba Lake in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai. Visitors can go fishing and discover the beauty of villages and life of ethnic groups here.
West Lake is the largest one in the capital city. Visitors can experience the romantic beauty of dawn and tree-lined streets.
Blue Lake in the northern port city of Hai Phong has attracted a lot of visitors in recent time. Its strange bright blue water and the change of colour during the day remain a mystery for visitors.
Great Lake or T’Nung lake in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai attracts visitors to its blue water colour and pine forest.
Lak Lake is the largest natural freshwater one in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak. Visitors can row a boat, ride elephant or discover unique culinary arts here.
Tri An Lake in the southern province of Dong Nai is a popular campsite for many tourists.
Dau Tieng, a man-made lake, is located between Tay Ninh and Binh Duong provinces.
Da Xanh Lake is a new destination in Tan Thanh district in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau. Visitors can explore the stunning beauty of blue water, mountain range and a sheep field here.
Ex-PM Fillon is favorite to win French conservative presidential ticket
By Richard LoughPARIS (Reuters) - Former prime minister Francois Fillon is favorite to become the French center-right's presidential candidate after a voting upset that puts him in pole position for a showdown with far right leader Marine Le Pen in next year's election.Fillon, who has said he will cut public sector jobs and rein in government spending, won 44 percent of votes in Sunday's first-round of voting for the center-right's nomination. He faces a second-round vote against another former… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Exploring impressive cacti collection at Ba Vi
Hidden in the greenhouses at Ba Vi near Hanoi is a most fantastic surprise for plant lovers— one of the largest private collections of cacti and succulents anywhere the world over. Located about 50 km west of Hanoi, the best time to visit is in spring and summer when the cacti come into bloom, but it’s really quite something to see at any time of the year. There are more than 1,200 differing kinds of cacti of various size, shape and colour— with some having a diameter of up to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
New commodities exchange coming to VN in 4th quarter
Viet Nam plans to launch a new commodity exchange in the fourth quarter of this year, according to a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Singapore-listed logistics firm Straits Financial Group and the Viet Nam Commodities Exchange (VNX). The memorandum is expected to create a bridge connecting the local commodities market with overseas ones, improve the country's commodities trading and reduce risks for local producers.The commodities exchange will run from Monday to Friday and… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam’s five coastal cities attract tourists year-round
Vietnam has a coastline of 3,260 kilometers with many beautiful beaches. Along this long coast are coastal cities that attract tourists all year round.Nha Trang With beautiful beaches with white sand and crystal blue water, Nha Trang is the favorite destination of Vietnamese and foreign tourists. Having developed marine tourism for a long time, Nha Trang has a diverse system of hotels and restaurants and a wide range of exciting activities such as walking on the sea floor in Hon Mun, water… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Natural disasters across Vietnam left over 250 dead in 2016
More 250 people were killed by natural disasters across Vietnam in 2016, the government said in a recent announcement. The wrath of mother nature claimed more than 250 lives in Vietnam and dealt a VND39 trillion (US$1.7 billion) blow to Southeast Asian country’s economy last year, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said at a press conference on Thursday. The number of casualties, over 10 percent higher than the ministry’s reported yearly average of 226 deaths, was… chat_bubble_outline Read More...