For the first time, nearly 200 documents on the national emblem together with artist Bui Trang Chuoc’s (1915-1992) original drafts of the national emblem have been introduced to the public in celebration of the 76th anniversary of the August Revolution and National Day (September 2).
The autumn of 1945 forever marked a brilliant milestone in Vietnam’s history of national construction and defence. Under the sound leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), Vietnamese people rose up in the great August Revolution, throwing off the yoke of colonialism and feudalism to seize power and establish the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the first state for farmers and workers in
Take a look at how historical sites in Hanoi have changed since the August Revolution of Autumn 1945.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union is one of the active members participating in annual activities held globally, helping to affirm the importance and promote the roles of youth, contributing to the country's extensive international integration process.
As a unique cultural destination in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu, Ghositaram pagoda is considered to be a museum of fine arts showcasing the talent of Khmer artists.
Located 7km from Hue city to the South West, Thuy Xuan village is known for making incense for hundreds of years. It is not only the infamous traditional craft village of the central province but also a tourism hotspot for tourists.
As part of the training programme at sea in the first phase of 2021, the Navy Region 2 Command organises K2 training with live ammunition firing, and instructs units of the Naval Region 2 on how to coordinate with each other.
Two more trains with total six carriages for Ho Chi Minh City’s Metro Line No.1 (Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien) have arrived in the city’s Khanh Hoi port from Japan.
Staff members of Level-2 Field Hospital No.2, who had finished their tenure in South Sudan, and officers joining UN peacekeeping operations paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh during a ceremony held by the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Hanoi on June 29.
The official friendship visit to Vietnam from June 28-29 by General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP)’s Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith is an expression of the two countries’ consistent foreign policies of attaching great importance to preserving and improving their great friendship relationship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.
Hai Van pass is approximately 20km long and 500m above sea level. It is on National Highway 1A, some 80km from the heart of Hue to the south and over 20km from the centre of Da Nang to the north, running across Bach Ma mountain which stretches from the Truong Son range to the sea, creating a natural boundary between Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city.
Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is home to hundreds of vertebrate species, dozens of fish species and more than 198 species of water birds, accounting for about a quarter of all bird species in Vietnam.
The beauty of Vietnamese land and people are vividly reflected through the lens of female photographers in Ho Chi Minh City during their trips across the country.
Golden ripe rice fields along Ngo Dong river banks in Tam Coc-Bich Dong tourist site in Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province in May have made the site a beautiful picture.
Fishermen in the central city of Da Nang catch fish by tying ropes to their waists, walking backwards and using all of their strength to pull in fishing nets.
The central province of Quang Tri was one of the most devastated localities during the war by thousands of tonnes of bombs and shells. Its Ben Hai River, located at the 17th parallel, used to be a part of a DMZ that separated the country during the American War in Vietnam. Now Quang Tri province is no longer a sign of separation of Vietnam but a link in the East-West Economic Corridor.
In 1911, from Nha Rong Wharf of Sai Gon, now Ho Chi Minh City, President Ho Chi Minh, known in those days as Nguyen Tat Thanh, boarded a French sea liner with a burning desire – seeking ways for national salvation.
‘Bach diep’ lotuses (literally hundred-petal lotuses) are a rare species found mostly in Hanoi. They are renowned for not only their beautiful look with many petal layers but also its use of flavouring tea. Enjoying lotus scented tea in a tranquil summer morning is an elegant habit of many Hanoians.
46 years after national reunification, Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago has been given a facelift. The archipelago is covered by not only the blue of the sea but also the green of trees planted by soldiers. On the islands of Song Tu Tay, Son Ca, Nam Yet and Sinh Ton, four trees, aged more 300 years old, have been recognised as "Vietnamese Heritage Trees".
The best time to admire golden rice terraces in Y Ty in the northern province of Lao Cai is from September to October. However, from May to June when local people pour water into their rice terraces and transplant seedlings, Y Ty becomes as beautiful as a watercolor painting.