Phu Quoc Prison – a tourist attraction

Phu Quoc Prison – a tourist attraction

7/4/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – Located in An Thoi town, Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, Phu Quoc prison was built in 1949-1950 by the French colonists to jail those considered hostile to the colonial government.

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Community service day: teaching disabled children to wash hands

Community service day: teaching disabled children to wash hands

6/30/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) - 13km away from the small town of Son Tay City, in the Ba Vi district, lies the Thuy An rehabilitation center for handicapped children who suffer from handicaps such as limb deformations, autism, mute and deaf deficiencies and Down’s Syndrome. Let's follow a group of volunteers to the center and see them help these children with hand washing.

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Dak Lak Central Highlands province- Vietnam's hidden charm

Dak Lak Central Highlands province- Vietnam's hidden charm

6/28/2016 - 13:34

(VOVworld)- Located in the heart of the Central Highlands, Dak Lak province is famous for coffee, pepper, and rubber but also beautiful scenery with magnificent waterfalls, forests, rivers, and lakes. The province also embraces a rich cultural tradition and festivals of several ethnic minority groups. Let's explore the hidden charm of the province through our photos.

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Photo exhibition “Insights into Sri Lankan Buddhist Culture”

Photo exhibition “Insights into Sri Lankan Buddhist Culture”

6/20/2016 - 14:06

(VOVworld) – A photo exhibition called “Insights into Sri Lanka Buddhist Culture” took place at Hanoi’s Quan Su pagoda from June 18-20.

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Kym Viet Company- a craft business for the disabled

Kym Viet Company- a craft business for the disabled

6/14/2016 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – The Kym Viet Company in Ha Dong district, Hanoi, is a virtual family for disabled people.

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry meets children facing immense challenges in Viet Nam

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry meets children facing immense challenges in Viet Nam

6/9/2016 - 18:21

(VOVworld) A UNICEF press release says following a visit to Viet Nam, internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry is calling for increased focus on children being left behind in one of Asia’s fastest growing economies.

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"Angels of Italy" night in Vietnam

6/5/2016 - 13:35

(VOVworld) – “Angels of Italy” was a program jointly organized by the Italian Embassy in Vietnam and the Italy-Vietnam Fashion Council to mark Italy’s 70th National Day.

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Summer break for children in northwest Vietnam

Summer break for children in northwest Vietnam

6/1/2016 - 10:32

(VOVworld) – While many children in urban areas enjoy their summer vacation on beautiful beaches and in luxury resorts, children in the northwest region of Vietnam stay at home to help their parents with daily chores.

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Bread Master Class by Chef Christophe Grilo

Bread Master Class by Chef Christophe Grilo

5/26/2016 - 17:30

(VOVworld) – Secrets of French bread-making and techniques to make some well-known French breads such as Baguette tradition, Baguette campagne, Baguette St germain, Fougasse du sud, Chia olive pain ... from the natural yeast levain were revealed at a recent bread-baking workshop by 38-year-old Executive pastry and Baker chef Chirstophe Grilo.

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Day one: US President Barack Obama's visit to Vietnam

Day one: US President Barack Obama's visit to Vietnam

5/24/2016 - 10:17

(VOVworld) - President Obama arrived in Hanoi on May 22 for a three-day official visit to Vietnam. On his first day, the US leader met with Vietnam’s top officials, including President Tran Dai Quang and chariwoman of the lawmaking National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in the morning, and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu...

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10th European Food Festival in Hanoi

10th European Food Festival in Hanoi

5/17/2016 - 11:13

(VOVworld) – The 10th European Food Festival took place on May 14 in the gardens of the National Library in Hanoi.

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Pristine beauty of Ghenh Da Dia

Pristine beauty of Ghenh Da Dia

5/10/2016 - 13:40

(VOVworld) - Ghenh Da Dia (The Cliff of Stone Plates) in central Phu Yen Province, endowed with pristine natural beauty, always attracts a large number of domestic and international visitors.

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The art of pottery in Nghe An Province

The art of pottery in Nghe An Province

5/4/2016 - 14:08

(VOV) - When watching potters work, it always looks so easy, but it isn’t, as there is a lot of preparation and ritual connected to the making of Vietnamese pottery.

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Kids escape heat at Saigon Polar Expo

Kids escape heat at Saigon Polar Expo

4/27/2016 - 12:36

(VOV) - Outside the temperature is in the mid-twenties, inside it’s well below freezing. The Saigon Polar Expo is a giant warehouse-like building full of ice sculptures and giant fans keeping things freezing.

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Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Do Son

Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Do Son

4/21/2016 - 14:48

(VOVworld)- Red silk cotton tree flowers, also known as Bombax ceiba, in Do Son district started to bloom these days, turning the popular tourist destination into a giant red carpet.

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Amazing geological heritage in Ly Son island

Amazing geological heritage in Ly Son island

4/15/2016 - 9:36

(VOVworld) - Amazing ancient craters and coral reef symbiosis on sedimentary rocks make Ly Son Island in Binh Chau coastal commune, Quang Ngai south central province a rare geological heritage of the world.

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Cherry blossom trees in Hanoi

Cherry blossom trees in Hanoi

4/5/2016 - 20:40

(VOVworld) - Some two hundred Japanese cherry blossom trees and 10,000 branches in full bloom are on display at the Ly Thai To monument near Hoan Kiem Lake.

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Wedding photo settings in and around Danang

Wedding photo settings in and around Danang

3/31/2016 - 8:44

(VOVworld) - Danang and its adjacent areas are endowed with fantastic natural landscapes: crystal-clear water beaches and majestic mountains. The city's rapid development is visible with majestic buildings and constructions. There are plenty of options for couples to take wedding photos. These places are also famous tourist sites in Danang.

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Six bridges stand the test of time in Vietnam

Six bridges stand the test of time in Vietnam

3/23/2016 - 21:08

(VOV/VOVworld) – Bridges in Vietnam are not just symbols of cities and the country, but also cultural and historical witnesses.

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12 stunning shots of Hanoi in March

12 stunning shots of Hanoi in March

3/15/2016 - 18:06

(VOVworld) - Here's 12 of our favorite shots of Hanoi in March that we hope you'll enjoy.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

B: Ashik Eqbal Tokon of Bangladesh sent us an e-greeting card with pictures of Vietnamese Tet delicacies like watermelons, square sticky rice cakes, pork pie, and some other food. We...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam