Sa Pa photo wins heritage contest

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Tuyet Sa Pa (Sapa in Winter) by Pham Bang won the first prize in the single photo category for the subject of nature in the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2014.

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Temperature decreases rapidly in mountain Northern areas

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Temperature decreases rapidly in mountain Northern areas

Because of influence of cold front, temperature in the area of mountain and midland Northern provinces is reducing rapidly, reported the Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center on November 20.

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Vietnam’s Sa Pa suffers bitter cold, locals evacuate cattle

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s Sa Pa suffers bitter cold, locals evacuate cattle

Affected by a cold snap that is moving south, Sa Pa District in the northern province of Lao Cai has been experiencing very cold weather, with a temperature of 9 degrees Celsius recorded Wednesday morning.

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Viet Nam a hit with Argentinean tourists

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Viviana Castro, director of the Argentina Chamber of Commerce, said Viet Nam has become an attractive tourist destination for Argentinean visitors in recent years, with an estimated 10,000 visitors coming from the Tango nation each year.

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Rare flora species recognised as Vietnam Heritage Trees

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Hoang Lien National Park in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai received certificates of Vietnam Heritage Trees for two rare flora species in the park at a ceremony on November 5.

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Vietnamese land, people introduced in Argentina

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Argentina’s Viditerra 1915 travel agency is planning a cross-Vietnam tour that could bring Argentinean holiday seekers to must-see sites, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Long Bay, Sa Pa town, and Hue ancient capital, starting in 2015.

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Fansipan climbers get medals

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Since the end of last month, the Hoang Lien Son National Park in the northern province of Lao Cai has organised ceremonies to honour tourists who have climbed Mountain Fansipan, Viet Nam's highest mountain.

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Ha Giang promotes cultural heritage of ethnic minority groups

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has been undertaking efforts to promote the tangible and intangible cultural heritage values of its ethnic minority population in a bid to develop the province’s tourism image.

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Cold snap hits northern Vietnam; flashfloods may impact central region

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Cold snap hits northern Vietnam; flashfloods may impact central region

Cold snaps are affecting northern and central Vietnam, while flashfloods and landslides may occur in the region from Ha Tinh to Phu Yen provinces, the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting warned on Sunday.

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Only 6% of int’l tourists return to Vietnam: survey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Only 6% of int’l tourists return to Vietnam: survey

A survey recently launched by one EU-funded tourism development program revealed that a mere 6% of the questioned international tourists choose to return to Vietnam due to poor tourism services, inconvenient transport and inadequate investment.

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Cambodia to tighten security during Water Festival

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

As many as 10,000 security personnel of the National Police and Military Police will be mobilised to keep order in the city during the Water Festival that runs from November 5-7, according to Phnom Penh governor Pa Socheatevong.

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UK painter enlivens schools with art

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

UK painter enlivens schools with art

Sa Pa Market, in the heart of mountainous northern province of Lao Cai, is in full swing by midday. A myriad of colours interwoven into ethnic garb enliven the bustling atmosphere.

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Free Wi-Fi for Sa Pa tourist town proposed

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Free Wi-Fi for Sa Pa tourist town proposed

A Vietnamese non-governmental and non-profit organization has proposed free Wi-Fi coverage to the entire tourist town of Sa Pa as soon as possible at a recent conference organized by the government of the northern upland province of Lao Cai.

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Sa Pa to hire foreign consultant for tourism planning

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Sa Pa to hire foreign consultant for tourism planning

Vietnam's prime minister has ratified Lao Cai Province's request to hire a foreign tourism consultant as it seeks to develop and expand the northern mountain town of Sa Pa.

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Foreigners to design Sa Pa tourism

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news 2 related news

Foreigners to design Sa Pa tourism

The northern province of Lao Cai has been given Government permission to hire foreign consultants to map out a plan for the Sa Pa urban tourism site.

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