Campaign launched to reduce smoking Health

Campaign launched to reduce smoking

An anti-smoking publicity campaign was launched on February 22 in a bid to raise people’s awareness on the ill effects the habit brings to both smokers and non-smokers.

Cambodia bans smoking in public places

Cambodia has released a smoking ban in workplaces and public places, including educational institutions, public transports, museums, gas stations, playgrounds, religious areas, and so on, according to local media.

Highland Gia Lai province looks to develop tourism

Granted with preferential climate, attractive natural landscapes and being home of ethnic minorities of the Central Highlands region which make a unique cultural atmosphere, in the past time, Gia Lai has become one of the most appealing sites for both national and international tourists.

Incense making village busy before Tet

Bunches of red incense sticks and their sweet smell are easily noticed along roads and in the yards of residents in Quan Huong village, the central province of Quang Nam, as the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday approaches.

Indonesia: Two volcanoes erupt, flights disrupted

Indonesia has issued a warning to international and domestic flights to avoid air routes near Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra which erupted on November 18 along with Mount Merapi in Central Java.
Lazing along charming Xuan Huong lake for love Travel

Lazing along charming Xuan Huong lake for love

Located in the heart of the resort city of Da Lat in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, Xuan Huong Lake is the place attracting numerous tourists and couples with its graceful and poetic beauty. Follow Vietnam Net online newspaper guide to this rendezvous of lovers.

Hai Duong develops Stork Island eco-tourism

Local households living near the Stork Island in northern Hai Huong province participated in a training course on building community-based tourism products on the island on October 22-23.
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Self-taught snapper frames ethnic futures

Rehahn Croquevielle arrived in Vietnam from France six years ago as a volunteer in Hoi An. Before long, the beauty of his new home inspired him to take up photography. He has travelled to the furthermost corners of the country to capture the lives of the nation's ethnic communities.

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Volcano Sinabung in Karo district, North Sumatra, Indonesia, erupted on October 24, spewing a column of smoke as high as 3,000 metres.