Basking in celestial splendour
A marshy village in Thua Thien – Hue Province has become a new tourist attraction with admirers saying its scenic beauty and cuisine offer something different from the usual. Phuoc Buu pays a visit, and is enthralled as well.
Duong Anh Vu, 27, from the southern central province of Ninh Thuan, a student at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, set a record for recalling the database of 206 countries with only one error late last month.
Jordan Speith walked off with the Masters green jacket after going wire to wire. Not many people have done that, nor did they put up a record amount of birdies on the way. So what can we learn from this past Masters tournament?
Businessman disproves free lunch theory
Tran Van Thai, who opened the restaurant, was once a businessman from the northern province of Tuyen Quang. His company, which sold wood, was quite famous during its heyday.
Serving steaks you can't beef about
An importer of foodstuff from Korea, Australia and the US is following up on his desire to serve quality food in a warm atmosphere at reasonable prices. Bui Hoai Nam reports from Da Nang City.
Director of the Ha Noi Cheo Theatre, Trinh Thuy Mui, tells Thu Trang about several things she has tried and is trying in order to preserve and popularise the traditional opera, especially among the youth.
She was blessed with a good singing voice. But I knew she did not like singing when she was small. She only sang sometimes at parties with friends.
Foie gras and Pigeon
Let's sample a new countryside dish of summer! The dish is presented to you by chef Olivier Genique of Le Beaulieu Restaurant.
Hanoian housewife Bui Thanh Truc is afraid to travel by air in view of the many recent plane crashes, which have only intensified her apprehensions about flight safety.
Youth makes sure his community gets IT
A young man from the Chil ethnic minority has dedicated himself to shepherding his community into the digital age by providing free computer lessons for children. Nguyen Dung and Trung Hieu report.
Artist's sketches etch memories of General Giap
Artist Van Duong Thanh treasures memories of General Giap, whom she had the good fortune of sketching at his house in Ha Noi. And she's not done commemorating him, reports Le Huong.
Basking in celestial splendour
Basking in celestial splendour

A marshy village in Thua Thien – Hue Province has become a new tourist attraction with admirers saying its scenic beauty and cuisine offer something different from the usual. Phuoc Buu pays a visit, and is enthralled as well.

A caged bird sings

She was blessed with a good singing voice. But I knew she did not like singing when she was small. She only sang sometimes at parties with friends.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.