Ninh Binh (VNA) - Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve in the northern province of Ninh Binh, famous for appearing in the blockbuster film Kong: Skull Island, has retained its pristine tranquility with clouds hovering above soaring limestone pinnacles. It is also known as 'No Wave Bay', nestled 80km to the south of Hanoi, and boasting the Red River Delta's largest wetland with mirror-like tranquil water. Located in the north of Gia Vien district, the wetland reserve, dotted with spectacular islands and caves, was created by a 30km flood-prevention dyke hugging the left bank of Da River. At 60,000 VND (2.6 USD) per person (maximum two passengers per boat), an hour-long, guided row across this 3,500-hectare lagoon will make clear the origins of its nickname. This popular Ninh Binh destination holds two national records, one for the biggest group of Delacour's langurs, a critically endangered … [Read more...] about Exploring Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve in Ninh Binh
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Nearly 100 cultural, art, tourism, and sports events were held in Khanh Hoa, the host province, nationwide during the 2019 National Tourism Year. Highlight of the 60 events held in Khanh Hoa province was the 2019 Nha Trang Sea Festival Week featuring various tourist activities, cultural and art performances, and sports competitions. All the activities embraced the traditional and contemporary cultural values of Khanh Hoa. Throughout the year, local businesses introduced a series of new products and services characterized by the sea and islands. Nguyen Huy Han, Director of the Viet Asian Company in Nha Trang, said it has added 2 sea-walking routes that welcomed more than 600,000 visitors and made a record growth of 30%. “While launching the two new places for sea-walking, we have restored the marine ecosystem to conserve the environment and create a special product for visitors to Nha Trang. The product has great potential in the future. It will become a key product in … [Read more...] about National tourism year significant to Vietnam’s tourism
Woman 800m freestyle swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien also has a big chance of qualifying. Though she only won a silver medal at last year’s SEA Games, her time of eight minutes 48.65 seconds was within the "B" Time or Olympic Selection Time. If no Vietnamese female swimmer can achieve the "A" Time for automatic qualification by June, Vien will represent Vietnam at the Olympics. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
Over the past few years, urban management and planning have been an important achievement for Danang. The city has approved 1,340 planning projects covering 24,000 hectares in total area, of which investment and construction area occupies 900ha. The urban space has been expanded along the coast and Han River banks, a huge area compared to back in 1997 when Danang was separated from Quang Nam province. … [Read more...] about Shaping tourism chains of the coast
The outbreak, which has so far caused 41 deaths in China, and caused the country to quarantine 16 cities, is causing comparisons to the 2003 spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, which decreased the value of the global economy by $40 billion.“ … [Read more...] about Coronavirus outbreak raises health, economic concerns in Asia