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Hanoi's Old Quarter

Hanoi electric buggies spark success

Culture - Sports

Hanoi electric buggies spark success

Hanoi’s electric buggy service has carried more than 1 million tourists on tours around the capital’s Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake in the heart of the city over the past three years, overtaking the traditional cyclo as the ride of choice for visitors.

Termites threaten Hoi An's historic buildings

Society

Termites threaten Hoi An's historic buildings

The Cultural Heritage Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will invest 3 billion VND (144,000 USD) next year to combat termites that have been damaging historic houses in Hoi An ancient town in central Quang Nam province for a long time.

Bicycle tourism booms

Travel

Bicycle tourism booms

Pedalling slowly on his rented bicycle, Jerome Gastel, a visitor from Switzerland , enjoys the fascinating architecture of Hanoi 's Old Quarter.