Water in most swimming pools is hygienic

Parents have on-going concerns for their children’s health despite test showing that water quality in Hanoi’s main swimming pools legal guidelines.

Dr. Nguyen Hoa Binh, deputy director of the Hanoi Preventive Medicine, said water at the 20 pools checked since the start of May meet basic hygiene requirements. Central Hanoi has 50 pools.

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.