Chef goes to great lengths for authentic taste
Culinary expert Nguyen Phuong Hai of the Quan An Ngon chain discusses the quest for authentic shrimp paste, rare leaves and more.
Beef Tacos
This Tet, be inspired by vibrant Vietnamese flavours in Tex-Mex style. Let us try tender and juicy beef tacos, a recipe by chef Carneiro from Riviera restaurant.
Ngon Pho dives headfirst into diverse dishes
The Ha Noi restaurant, which is divided into five sections, reimagines street food and serves up Vietnamese dishes from all three regions.
Int'l diplomats gearing up for Tet traditions
As the Lunar New Year (Tet) is coming, some female ambassadors to Viet Nam share their impressions of the Tet with Vuong Bach Lien.
Yet, every Tet is a new beginning and, for many - except those who prefer to live in the past and continue to grumble about how good it was "back in the day" we look forward to it with hope and excitement.
Red Sunday: just a quick pinch and a cinch
Blood donors, both young and old, signed up for this year's Red Sunday blood drive in Dak Lak Province. Some have donated more than a dozen times. Thien Nga reports.
Blood donors multiply, but shortage continues
Despite the increase in blood-donation drives and awareness efforts, only 60% of Viet Nam's demand for potentially life-saving blood is being met. Gia Loc reports.
Students bring joy to those less fortunate
The Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday is traditionally a time of reunion for the Vietnamese. For the last eight years, thousands of local and foreign students from HCM City's universities have taken part in an annual campaign that helps those in need during the festive season. Van Dat joins them for a day.
Scientist shines light for visually impaired
Nguyen Ba Hai is Viet Nam's first inventor of haptic eyes which serves Vietnamese and foreigners who suffer from varying degrees of blindness.
A little taste of France beats the chill
Lovers of French food should stop off at Millenium when they get the chance to experience a delectable night of true haute cuisine. Thanh Ha reports.
With more than 15 years experience playing for various women's football clubs as well as the Vietnamese national team, goalkeeper Dang Thi Kieu Trinh has achieved a lot in her career, including being named Viet Nam's Best Goalkeeper.
Chef goes to great lengths for authentic taste
Chef goes to great lengths for authentic taste

Culinary expert Nguyen Phuong Hai of the Quan An Ngon chain discusses the quest for authentic shrimp paste, rare leaves and more.

Not Inclusive In Any Syllabus
Not Inclusive In Any Syllabus

I felt a bit nervous, for she was making me recollect a heart-rending matter over 30 years ago. I wiped my glasses with a small cloth to get the seriousness of a collegiate lecturer and spoke to her.

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Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.