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Northern border province intensifies tourism promotion

Authorities of the northern border province of Lang Son take promotion as an important work to develop the local tourism and have paid great attention to the popularisation of its images to the people both inside and outside the country, according to insiders.

June 17, 2019 | 4:57 PM

25 Best Things to Do in Langkawi (Malaysia) - P.5

Langkawi is a serene archipelago of 140 islands – only a few of which are inhabited. The largest of these is the eponymous Langkawi Island, which has UNESCO World Geopark status because of its richly populated (by wildlife, that is) conservation areas. The best way to experience these ecological wonders is from high above, on the Langkawi Sky Bridge that stretches above the rainforest. Cheekily-named Pregnant Maiden freshwater lake is a great place to take a dip or play keep-away with the kleptomaniac monkeys.

June 14, 2019 | 12:44 PM

25 Best Things to Do in Langkawi (Malaysia) - P.4

Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah (Malay: Langkawi Permata Kedah), is a district and an archipelago of 99 islands (+ 5 small islands visible only at low tide) in the Andaman Sea some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of the state of Kedah, which is adjacent to the Thai border. On 15 July 2008, Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah consented to the change of name to Langkawi Permata Kedah in conjunction with his golden jubilee celebration. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Langkawi Island (Pulau Langkawi), with a population of some 64,792; the only other inhabited island being nearby Tuba Island. Langkawi is also an administrative district, with the town of Kuah as its largest town. Pentai Cenang is the most popular beach and tourist area in Langkawi, with tens of thousands of visitors each year. Langkawi is a duty-free island.

June 13, 2019 | 4:01 PM

25 Best Things to Do in Langkawi (Malaysia) - P.3

Langkawi is a serene archipelago of 140 islands – only a few of which are inhabited. The largest of these is the eponymous Langkawi Island, which has UNESCO World Geopark status because of its richly populated (by wildlife, that is) conservation areas. The best way to experience these ecological wonders is from high above, on the Langkawi Sky Bridge that stretches above the rainforest. Cheekily-named Pregnant Maiden freshwater lake is a great place to take a dip or play keep-away with the kleptomaniac monkeys.

June 10, 2019 | 6:52 PM

25 Best Things to Do in Langkawi (Malaysia) - P.2

Langkawi is a picturesque island located off the coast of Penang in Malaysia and is a great place to come if you want to sample some island living. Langkawi has a laid back atmosphere that makes it very different from other parts of Malaysia, and many people flock here for the pretty beaches and natural scenery. Some of the highlights of the island include its soaring peaks with sweeping vistas as well as its iconic cable car.

June 06, 2019 | 5:56 PM

25 Best Things to Do in Langkawi (Malaysia) - P.1

Langkawi is a picturesque island located off the coast of Penang in Malaysia and is a great place to come if you want to sample some island living. Langkawi has a laid back atmosphere that makes it very different from other parts of Malaysia, and many people flock here for the pretty beaches and natural scenery. Some of the highlights of the island include its soaring peaks with sweeping vistas as well as its iconic cable car. Even though Langkawi is small, there is a huge amount to do here, and you will find some engaging museums, shopping outlets, and other spots like aquariums and craft villages. The island also has duty-free status, so if you want to go shopping and snap up a few bargains then this is the place to do it. One of the delights of Langkawi is that it has many different attractions that will appeal to visitors, but you can also easily get away from the main tourist hubs and spend time sampling the local food and strolling in the traditional markets. Let’s explore the best things to do in Langkawi:

June 05, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Danang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2019

The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2019 will take place in the city from 1 June to 6 July, featuring the participations of 8 teams, namely Russia, Brazil, Belgium, Finland, Italy, UK, China, and Da Nang-Viet Nam.

April 09, 2019 | 11:51 AM

Hue International Hot Air Balloon Festival to open in AprilHue International Hot Air Balloon Festival to open in April

In the framework of Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2019, the third International Hot Air Balloon Festival will take place in Hue City from 27 to 29 April 2019.

March 06, 2019 | 4:41 PM