The new Flamingo Garden at the Sai Gon Zoo and Botanical Gardens in HCM City’s District 1 (Photo: tuoitre.vn)

Sai Gon Zoo opens flamingo garden, water park

The Sai Gon Zoo and Botanical Gardens (Sai Gon Zoo) in HCM City’s District 1 on June 1 opened a new flamingo garden, mini water park and eatery area for visitors.  
 
Workers of a coconut procesing company make products from the fruit (Photo: SGGP)

Ben Tre province short of coconut

With vast gardens of green coconut trees, Ben Tre Province in the Mekong Delta is considered the capital of coconuts in Vietnam. Yet, this year, the province is short of the fruit.
Famous places: A ceramic replica of the Temple of Literature in Hà Nội is shown at Thanh Hà Terracotta Park. (Photo: VNS)

Park preserves pottery trade in Hoi An

Nguyen Van Nguyen has been surrounded by pottery from an early age. His latest project, a terracotta park on the outskirts of Hoi An, aims to revitalise the ancient craft. Cong Thanh reports.
Vietnamese communities abroad celebrate Tet 2017

Vietnamese communities abroad celebrate Tet 2017

Many overseas Vietnamese (OV) have returned home for the Tet holiday, while others staying in their resident countries also gathered and organized many celebrations for the largest traditional festival.
Start-up in the motherland

Start-up in the motherland

“Brain-drain” has become a common phrase for recent years and being cared by the society as many good students continuously look for opportunities studying and working abroad. As start-up movement in Vietnam has been developing, making Vietnam a start-up nation, young generations have planned to come back the motherland.
An Asia-Pacific pearl glows in Vietnam

An Asia-Pacific pearl glows in Vietnam

The central city of Da Nang has taken full advantage of being able to start afresh, unencumbered for the most part by outdated infrastructure, to become the most livable place in the country. Bui Hoai Nam charts a few milestones of this growth.
What’s cooking? A lot of things, actually

What’s cooking? A lot of things, actually

A catering trend is blowing new winds across Dien Tho Commune in Quang Nam Province, empowering women, creating off-farm jobs and spreading prosperity. Thien Thanh has the story.
Hanoi to host “One village one product” exhibition

Hanoi to host “One village one product” exhibition

An exhibition called “One village one product” (OVOP) displaying Vietnamese high-quality handicraft products will open in Hanoi on December 9 as part of efforts to attract more tourists to the capital and promote traditional craft villages.
Is backpacking a safe children's activity?

Is backpacking a safe children's activity?

Today, bringing up children means more than feeding them and providing them a basic education. In an ever developing society with higher expectations for future generations.