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Plenty of businesses in Hanoi fail to follow social distancing measures

Local people are continuing to ignore social distancing measures put in place in numerous restaurants and coffee shops throughout the capital, despite the complicated nature of developments surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Read more »

Hanoi Old Quarter street falls quiet amid COVID-19 fears

Located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Ma May street is continuing to face up to challenges brought about by the return of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, with many souvenir shops, restaurants, and travel agencies left deserted. Read more »

COVID-19: Hanoi beer drinkers raise toast in special way

Amid COVID-19 fears, beer drinkers in Hanoi can now toast one another by clinking glasses under a transparent shield erected in table instead of the normal way. Read more »

Hanoi well decorated for National Day celebrations

An array of national flags, slogans, and posters can be erected throughout Hanoi as the capital marks celebrations to commemorate 75 years of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2). Read more »

When vendors take to Hanoi streets

Street vendors working throughout Hanoi have become one of the unique aspects that adds to the beauty of the capital. Read more »

Hanoi continues to conduct RT-PCR tests for returnees from Da Nang

The capital continued to carry out RT-PCT tests on August 18 as part of a campaign to check tens of thousands of holidaymakers who recently returned from Da Nang, the latest epicentre of the current novel coronavirus outbreak. Read more »

Traffic chaos hits Hanoi amid early morning downpour

Heavy traffic clogged streets throughout the capital on the morning of August 18 due to a prolonged period of rainfall. Read more »

VND0 supermarket assists needy people in Da Nang coronavirus hotspot

A VND0 supermarket has opened in Cam Le district of Da Nang, the epicenter of the country’s current COVID-19 outbreak, with the aim of helping the central city’s poor residents overcome difficulties caused by the disease. Read more »

Charity provides frontline workers with free meals in COVID-19 fight

A total of 100 free meals each day are being sent to frontline workers currently in isolation areas in Buon Ma Thuot city in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak as they battle on the frontline against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more »

Old quarter of Hoi An as seen through lens of foreign photographers

Images featuring an array of colourful lanterns and the Thu Bon river at sunset are among the impressive images snapped by foreign photographers during their various trips to the ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam. Read more »

National flags flown at half-mast to mourn former Party leader Le Kha Phieu

The national flags were lowered to half-staff at public buildings in Hanoi from 6 am on August 14 as the country mourns the passing away of former former Party leader Le Kha Phieu. Read more »

Quiet Hoi An amid COVID-19 pandemic

PANO – What used to be a busy destination for visitors, Hoi An ancient town, has become tranquil and quiet due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »

Hanoi hospitals tighten COVID-19 prevention measures

A majority of hospitals throughout Hanoi capital are tightening COVID-19 prevention and control efforts as the country’s second wave of the pandemic starting from Da Nang is putting the capital at risk. Read more »

Coupon system implemented in Da Nang for local shoppers

Residents in the central city of Da Nang have been asked to make use of coupons from August 12 when going to buy goods, with the aim of preventing large gatherings at markets amid fears surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more »

Ha Long Bay among most stunning sunrise destinations worldwide

-Travel inspiration website Love Exploring has selected an image of Ha Long Bay taken by Aksenovden among the most beautiful shots of early morning skies around the world, with the view making an early start worthwhile. Read more »

Inside Tien Son field hospital ahead of opening in Da Nang

A huge field hospital that has been erected at the Tien Son Sports Centre in the central city of Da Nang will be put into operation on August 12 to provide treatment for COVID-19 patients without underlying illnesses. Read more »

RT-PCR tests show 652 negative COVID-19 results in Hanoi

A total of 4,751 samples have been collected in Hanoi as of August 10 as part of an RT-PCR test campaign on locals who came back from Da Nang between July 15- 29, with 652 of the group being confirmed to have tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more »

Rare transgenic orchids in close-up in Hanoi

An orchid garden in Hanoi capital's Dong La commune can be considered highly valuable as it has many rare species, including transgenic plants valued billions of Vietnam Dong in the market. Read more »

A close look at rare bird species in Hoang Lien national park

Situated between 1,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level in the northern province of Lao Cai, Hoang Lien national park is home to many rare species of birds, making it a popular national tourist attraction. Read more »

An insight into rare bird species of Hoang Lien national park

Situated between 1,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level in the northern province of Lao Cai, Hoang Lien national park is home to many rare species of birds, making it a popular national tourist attraction. Read more »

Hard-working technicians at Da Nang lab seek COVID-19 infection cases

The Da Nang Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Hai Chau district has been busy on the frontline in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 10 days due to Da Nang’s administration accelerating mass testing. Read more »

Spectacular beauty of Quy Nhon seen from above

PANO – Known as popular tourist destinations in Quy Nhon, Ky Co, Bai Xep, Eo Gio and Hon Kho Island are famous for their own fantastic beauty with long stretches of white beaches and turquoise sea. Read more »

Residents in Quang Ninh border province take quick COVID-19 tests

More than 3,000 local people in the northern border province of Quang Ninh who recently returned from Da Nang have taken part in quick COVID-19 tests in order to halt the transmission of the virus among the wider community. Read more »

Green tree-lined roads in Hue

PANO – Runners participating in the VnExpress Marathon Hue 2020 will pass by roads planted with green trees on both sides. Read more »

Entirety of Son Tra district in Da Nang disinfected in COVID-19 fight

All of the roads in Son Tra district in the central city of Da Nang were thoroughly cleaned and sterilised with disinfectant chemical on August 3 in an effort to combat the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic. Read more »

Water lily being harvested in Mekong River Delta

PANO – Image of women harvesting water lily flowers looks like a picture of nature captured on the river in the Mekong River Delta of Vietnam. Read more »

COVID-19: Da Nang puts finishing touches to first field hospital

The central city of Da Nang is stepping up construction of a field hospital at the Tien Son Sports Centre in an effort to deal with the fresh COVID-19 outbreak which has recently hit the city. Read more »

Businesses in Hanoi’s Old Quarter shutdown amid COVID-19 fears

The Hanoi People's Committee has moved to require all shops throughout Hanoi’s Old Quarter to close as of midnight on August 1 due to fears regarding recent developments relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Read more »

Residents of blockaded areas of Da Nang wait for COVID-19 tests despite rain

Thousands of people in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hotspot areas locked down in Da Nang patiently waited to take COVID-19 tests on July 31, despite heavy rain hitting the central city. Read more »

Checkpoints rolled out across Da Nang to halt spread of COVID-19

Functional agencies operating throughout Da Nang have deployed seven additional checkpoints located at entrances to the city on July 31 in an effort to control all vehicles travelling in and out the central coastal city. Read more »

Hanoians returning from Da Nang take quick COVID-19 tests

Local authorities in Hanoi capital have performed an array of quick tests on all people returning from Da Nang city in a bid to halt the transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among the wider community. Read more »

Hoi An on the eve of social distancing order in place

Streets throughout Hoi An, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site, have fallen quiet as local people strive to clean historical and cultural sites ahead of a social distancing order being imposed at midnight July 31. Read more »

Soldiers step up COVID-19 prevention efforts at border crossings

Border guards operating in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau have set up tents along trails and close to border crossings in an effort to control illegal entry into the country and successfully curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more »

Classical beauty of Tu Duc Tomb as captured by foreigners

The tomb of former King Tu Duc is considered one the most popular tourist attractions amongst the royal mausoleums in Hue city, central Vietnam. Let’s discover the scenic beauty of the site through the lens of international photographers. Read more »

Da Nang falls quiet on first night of latest social distancing order

The first night since the implementation of a new social distancing order has seen restaurants close and streets left deserted throughout the central city of Da Nang, with images across the city showing the impact of new COVID-19 cases being detected. Read more »

My Son Sanctuary through lens of foreign photographers

My Son Sanctuary is a large complex featuring religious relics, including temples, shrines, and towers. The 1,000-year-old UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site is the former capital of the ancient Champa Kingdom. Let’s view the beauty of the area through the lens of foreign photographers. Read more »

Lotus-shaped lanterns form Vietnamese map in tribute to fallen soldiers

Buddhist monks and nuns of Tam Chuc pagoda, Ha Nam province, on July 24 shaped lanterns into a giant lotus to show the nation’s gratitude towards fallen soldiers. Read more »

Hon Kho – A must-see destination in Quy Nhon

PANO - Located 20km from Quy Nhon city's center, Hon Kho is an ideal destination for tourists to enjoy swimming, snorkeling and diving. Read more »

Backpacker streets fall quiet amid post-COVID-19 recovery period

The past few months has witnessed a gloomy atmosphere descend on Japanese and Korean streets in Ho Chi Minh City due to a huge shortage of customers, with many business outlets ceasing operations. Read more »

Hoi An deserted after COVID-19

PANO – On June 1, Hoi An Ancient Town of Quang Nam province decided to welcome tourists after the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam was basically under control. However, the tourism hub in the Central region has not completely returned to normal as the number of tourists is declining. Read more »