Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival opens
The seventh Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai (traditional long dress) Festival kicked off on October 11 at the Vietnam History Museum in district 1, with many excellent collections of famous designers on show.
Dishes made from green rice – Hanoi’s flavor of autumn
Green rice is one of the most favorite street foods in the capital city that every visitor should try.
Da Nang approves APEC sculpture park expansion plan
Chairman of the Da Nang municipal People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho has given the greenlight to the expansion of the APEC sculpture park, serving demand for leisure of locals and…
Son Doong among 20 record-breaking natural wonders
Son Doong, the world’s largest cave located in Vietnam's central province of Quang Binh, has been named among 20 record-breaking natural wonders by the US’s Insider newswire.
Vietnam Airlines provides free tickets for doctors, nurses
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will provide free-of-charge air tickets for doctors, nurses, medical experts and transport goods serving Covid-19 fight without charge from April 9-30.  
Many Vietnamese people are preparing ingredients to make bánh trôi (floating cake) and bánh chay (small balls made from green bean paste wrapped in a shell made of glutinous rice flour) for Hàn Thực (Cold Food) festival which falls on Thursday, the third day of the third lunar month.  
US applauds Việt Nam’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19
The US highly evaluates efforts made by the Vietnamese Government in the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, describing them as drastic, transparent and effective.
Việt Nam suspends foreign entry, starting March 22
The Vietnamese Government late Saturday announced that it would temporarily halt entry to all foreigners, starting 00:00 March 22, citing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Việt Nam proposes postponing 36th ASEAN Summit and related meetings
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday wrote to leaders of ASEAN countries and New Zealand proposing the 36th ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN-New Zealand Summit and related meetings, initially scheduled for April 8-9 in Việt Nam’s Đà Nẵng City, be postponed until the end of June.  
Vietnam Airlines to halt all int’l flights due to coronavirus pandemic
The National flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, announced Thursday that it will temporarily suspend all international flights until April 30 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.  
Việt Nam suspends visa exemption policy for Russia, Belarus, Japan
Việt Nam will temporarily suspend the unilateral visa exemption policy for citizens from Belarus, Russia and Japan from Saturday.
Vietnam Airlines suspends flights between Viet Nam and Russia, Taiwan
The national carrier Vietnam Airlines has suspended flights between Việt Nam and Russia and Taiwan (China) from March 19 due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the policy of restricting entry among countries.  
Keeping calm and carrying on: Việt Nam sets a coronavirus example
As much of the western world descends into a COVID-19-induced panic, nations in close proximity to China have remained relatively calm.  
FAQs on travelling to Việt Nam during the coronavirus pandemic
As the novel coronavirus pandemic spreads and impacts the entire planet, many countries have issued entry and travel restrictions, including Việt Nam.  
Strong measures needed in Covid-19 fight
Việt Nam must continue its strong efforts to decisively prevent and cope with the COVID-19 epidemic which was spreading globally, said Deputy Prime Minister and head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control Vũ Đức Đam yesterday.