Descending into the dark caves of Tu Lan
Hoang Huong Giang explored the notoriously challenging Tu Lan Cave System – a maze of dark caverns, winding rivers and rock formations that hasn't yet been fully discovered.
Miss Deaf Viet Nam finishes third in worlds
One of the last candidates left standing at Miss Deaf World, Viet Nam's Miss Deaf, Le Thi Thuy Doan has used money she earned on her own to connect with deaf people across Viet Nam and the globe. Thao Van reports.
Dai Bai bronze-makers keep fires burning
Bronze-makers in Dai Bai Village have preserved their jobs for more than 1,000 years by expertly crafting their refined products. Trung Hieu and Gia Bao report.
Mong village looks to become new Sa Pa
Party authorities in Yen Bai Province are hoping to turn the picturesque Nam Khat Village into a second Sa Pa with long-term investments and rigorous development. Ha Nguyen & Tung Duy report.
Soft volleyball keeps older generation active
Soft volleyball, a sport for those between 45 and 70 looking to stay up and at ‘em, is played the same as normal volleyball, except with gentler movements. Minh Trang reports.
Viet Nam runs short of souvenirs for tourists
Either love them or hate them, but many tourists snap up souvenirs that can be put on a shelf to remind them about a particular location. Oddly enough, Viet Nam does not seem to have enough of them! Ha Nguyen reports.
A 40-year-old Ha Tinh man has devoted his life to providing books - and bookcases - to rural families throughout the nation. Trung Hieu reports.
Drink coffee and reflect on horrors of war opens coffee shop to protest war
A young Vietnamese painter can never forget the war that ravaged his home town in central Viet Nam and the way it affected his family. Thanh Ha reports.
Ha Noi students discover the joy of helping
Volunteer students at Hoan Kiem Lake in Ha Noi have learned, like the adventurous students in Can Tho in the Mekong Delta, that by helping tourists find their way, they are also expanding their own knowledge. Thuy Dung reports.
Capturing blazing B52s over Ha Noi
Vietnam News Agency celebrates its 70th anniversary this month. Its war photographers recalled their time mingling with soldiers and shooting photos amid danger in a writing competition called "My Time with VNA." This submission is by Nguyen Duc Chinh.
Vietnamese brides integrate into Korean culture
More Vietnamese women marry Korean men than in any other country. The South Korean government has even funded special courses in Viet Nam to help the women grow accustomed to their new home. Ha Nguyen reports.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.