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.
Every day, soldiers and people on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago take care of trees and vegetables, making the islands more beautiful and providing an essential and stable source of vegetables for local islanders.
A Y-shaped pedestrian overpass will be completed soon in Hoang Minh Giam-Nguyen Thi Thap intersection in Thanh Xuan district. Once brought into used, it is expected to last for 100 years and beautify three-way junction.
For naval soldiers in Truong Sa (Spratly) island district, Khanh Hoa province, 'island is home and sea is homeland'. They share the same will, solidarity, creativity in production and readiness for combat, determining to protect the country's sacred sovereignty over seas and islands.
The election is a great festival of the nation, a chance for voters to exercise their citizen right and duty in selecting capable persons representing the people’s will, aspiration and right to mastery in the National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels.
The election of deputies to the National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels takes place every five years. This is an important political event of the whole country. Voters elect delegates to represent the will, aspirations and mastery of the people to the National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels for a new term.
Cities and provinces nationwide are decorated to welcome the elections of deputies to the National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels on May 23, in addition to taking measures to ensure security and safety for the festive day of all people.
The fluttering sacred national flag is a motivation for soldiers stationed on remote islands to firmly safeguard the country’s sea and islands and territorial integrity.
The Hanoi Youth Union has made full use of social networks and utilised technology to promote the image of their members taking part in activities relating to the upcoming election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels.
President Ho Chi Minh always cared about children. In his testament, he also spent touching words for kids. His great love for children has deeply impressed generations of Vietnamese people.
President Ho Chi Minh was a great leader, a national hero who devoted all his life to national independence and freedom and happiness of the people while tirelessly striving for peace and progress in the world.
An exhibition of books on election is underway in Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
The Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscape is a place of great historic and religious importance in Vietnam. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism together with the National UNESCO Committee has recently prepared a report nominating the inclusion of the Yen Tu Complex in the list of those planned to have world heritage dossiers to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
The love for the village's communal house prompted a Vietnamese artisan to come up with the idea of crafting a miniature wooden house model. Spent 5 years researching and manipulating, craftsman Phan Lac Hung in Huu Bang village, Thach That district, Hanoi gave birth to a unique, micro-mahogany village communal house with a scale of 1/1,000.
The La Son-Tuy Loan expressway connecting Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city, part of the North-South expressway, is now ready for opening to traffic.