Culture - Sports

Frangipani cultivation booms in Ho Chi Minh City

Colourful frangipani plants placed in pots of various sizes that enchant so many flower lovers are results of an economic model which has been in place for almost 10 years by farmers in Hung Long commune, Binh Chanh district in southern Ho Chi Minh City. Report by the Vietnam Pictorial.
Ornamental plants - indispensable part of Tet Society

Ornamental plants - indispensable part of Tet

These days, driving in the streets, one can feel Tet (Lunar New Year) is coming. The streets are decorated with coloured lights and red banners. Streets which are used to selling ornamental plants and flowers become more colourful. Report by the online Hanoitimes.
Hanoi Museum hosts weekly bazaar Society

Hanoi Museum hosts weekly bazaar

Hanoi Museum and the Thang Long Antique Association have worked together to organise a bazaar every Sunday for the trading of second hand handicraft and fine art articles as well as antiques.
Sapa in Cloud Festival attracts tourists Culture - Sports

Sapa in Cloud Festival attracts tourists

The 2013 Sapa in Cloud Festival with various unique cultural activities attracted more than 33,000 visitors including 1,503 foreign tourists, bringing the total number of tourists to Sapa during the first four months of this year to 235,766.