Tourism sector brings Russian market into focus

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will focus its promotion programme in 2010 on the Russian market, said a VNAT official at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Moscow International Tourism Expo on Mar. 17.

Disease fears mount in storm-hit areas

Hundred of thousands of people in central provinces face the risk of infectious diseases and schools are still closed one week after typhoon Ketsana wreaked havoc in the region.

Temple honours timeless love

Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.

Exploring the mysteries of Bai Tu Long

At this time of year the majority of holiday-makers typically choose to while away the days on the beautiful beaches of Nha Trang, Da Nang and Hue. However, my family and I decided to do something a little different this year and instead opted for a tour of Bai Tu Long Bay, which is in Quang Ninh Province.