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    Reviving Mid-Autumn Festival Tradition in the Center of Hanoi

    Celebrations of the Mid-Autumn Festival are in full swing at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi, where a vibrant exhibition dedicated to traditional lanterns and toys has been set up. This festive occasion, which occurs annually on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, is sure to bring joy and smiles to all who attend.

    Vietnam Boasts Nine UNESCO-Designated World Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites

    On October 19, 1987, Vietnam ratified the 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Since then, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recognised nine sites across the country as World Cultural and Natural Heritages.

    Exploring the Dynamics of Vietnam-UN Relations

    Vietnam's commitment to the UN has been an enduring one, marked by their 1979 status as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and countless efforts through the years to promote peace and economic development across the globe. Since 1977, the country has worked diligently to establish its role as a reliable ally and a productive member of the UN system.

    Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay-Cat Ba Archipelago Becomes World Heritage Site

    Situated in the northern provinces of Quang Ninh and Hai Phong, the UNESCO-recognised Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba archipelago entices visitors with its breathtaking beauty and sparkling jade-coloured sea.

    Hanoi Residents Celebrate Launch of Exciting Paragliding Experience

    In a new joint venture, the captivating city of Hanoi is teaming up with the adventure sports community to offer a unique Paramotor Gliding service to those with a passion for paragliding. Providing an unprecedented chance to view Hanoi from up high, citizens and visitors alike can now take part in this exhilarating activity.

    Number of Nations with whom Vietnam has Established Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

    Vietnam has solidified its global presence, having established a comprehensive strategic partnership with six major countries: China, Russia, Japan, India, the Republic of Korea and the United States.

    Three People In Lao Cai Swept Away By Flash Floods

    On the night of September 12, devastating flash floods and landslides caused by heavy rainfall in Lao Cai province's Sa Pa district sadly resulted in the loss of three lives, with seven other people still missing.

    Biden’s Vietnam Visit Seals Several Billion-Dollar Agreements

    President Joe Biden's upcoming arrival in Vietnam on September 10 and 11 is expected to bring an array of new opportunities for further collaboration between the two countries in the fields of trade, investment, and innovation.

    Tuyen Quang Illuminated with Giant Colourful Lanterns for Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

    As the season of Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, Tuyen Quang is bustling with activity and festivity; streets of the city are lit up with numerous giant lanterns, and neighbourhood parades are taking place in the afternoons.

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