Offshore doctors persevere against tall odds
Bạch Long Vĩ is Việt Nam’s remotest island in the Gulf of Tonkin. This spells daunting hardship, especially for doctors and other medical staff stationed there, which means they are constantly challenged to think and act outside the box.
Flute means a true passion and soul mate to Phạm Anh Tuấn who won the third prize at last year’s national contest for young talents.
Order a mojito, take a salsa class and try Ropa Vieja (old clothes) beef at La Casa del Mojito. Viet Nam News samples the fare.
A short story by Vũ Thanh Lịch
Teed Off with Robert Bicknell
Việt Nam’s sea tourism industry has immense potential for development, yet the sector faces a number of challenges due to increasing environmental pollution.
Journalist-turned-fashion guru Jean Paul Cauvin has been involved in the process of making Vietnam International Fashion Week (VIFW) in Việt Nam since day one. He gives his insight about the show and other perspectives of designing garments. He spoke to Inner Sanctum before leaving Hà Nội for Paris.
with executive chef Desmond Carneiro from Pullman Vung Tau
As thousands of Cubans gathered to say a final goodbye to Fidel Castro, the island’s former leader and national hero, another country half way across the world also shared their sorrow at the passing of one of the modern world’s most distinguished revolutionary icons.