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    Vietnam’s Cao Bang Park declared UNESCO Global Geopark

    NDO/MOFA – Vietnam’s Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been recently declared a new member of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks, making it the second Vietnamese geopark to be awarded the title, following the recognition of Dong Van Karst Plateau in Ha Giang province in December 2010.

    RoK tops the list of foreign visitors to Thua Thien-Hue

    NDO/VNA – The central province of Thua Thien Hue welcomed 414,500 international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6.76% annually, with tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) topping the list.

    Chu Xa mural painting village: A new destination for visitors to Hanoi

    NDO – Fifteen newly-finished paintings on the walls of villagers’ homes in Chu Xa, Van Duc Commune, in Hanoi’s outskirt district of Gia Lam, have opened up a new direction for creating more attractive destinations in Hanoi’s tourism.

    Co To Island – A jade ruby in Quang Ninh province

    NDO – Dubbed as a jade ruby of Vietnam’s northeastern sea, Co To island district in Quang Ninh province has become a magnetic tourist site in recent years as it welcomes hundreds of thousands of holiday-makers annually. The local authorities have strived to make the island a national eco-tourism site by 2020.

    New discoveries in underground river inside Son Doong announced

    NDO – With the new discoveries during the diving expedition in the underground river inside Son Doong – the world’s largest cave, Son Doong Cave becomes a true mystery to cave experts and scientists.

    Vietnam’s Hoang Lien Son mountain range listed among best trips for 2019

    NDO – Vietnam’s Hoang Lien Son mountain range has been listed among the world’s most exciting destinations for the year ahead, according to the acclaimed US-based National Geographic Magazine.

    Ho Chi Minh City tourism strives to become spearhead economic sector

    NDO—The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a conference on March 8 to disseminate and implement the Politburo’s resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector.

    Ancient house in Ma May

    NDO – Ma May, a rare quarter that still retains several old houses, has created one of the characteristics of Hanoi. Hanoi’s streets are becoming increasingly crowded and traditional features can sometimes be hidden behind modern life. But if one takes the time to relax and look around, the ancient features begin to reveal themselves.

    Vietnam Military History Museum receives Fatherland Protection Order

    NDO – The Vietnam Military History Museum held a ceremony in Hanoi on July 15 to celebrate its 60th anniversary (1956-2016) and receive the Fatherland Protection Order, first class.

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