After winning the Miss Ao Dai Viet Nam crown on January 5,
supermodel Tran Ngoc Lan Khue will represent the country at the 2015
Miss World pageant. The 22-year-old student at the HCM City University
of Social Sciences and Humanities talks with Thuy Hang about her
The Phuong My brand has been making waves in the international
fashion industry, but its designer focuses her creativity on the modern
Asian woman with sophisticated, simple tastes, Phuong Linh reports.
Do Trong Hieu, 14, is the 3,000th "heart child" of the VinaCapital
Foundation's ‘Heartbeat" programme. The teenager, who suffered the added
complication of congenitally dislocated knees, will have surgery next
week that will put his life back on track and enable him to walk upright
Thach Kim Tuan, who recently became the country's first weightlifter to win a world-level gold medal, spoke with Thanh Nga.
Young Vietnamese bestselling author Phan Viet, back in Viet Nam
from the US to serve as a judge at the YxineFF film festival, throws
more light on her carreer as a writer in a conversation with Thu Trang.
Sugi Ryotaro, Viet Nam-Japan special ambassador, has been recognised
as an honorary citizen of Ha Noi for helping develop co-operative
relations between the two countries in the past 20 years. He discusses
his social and cultural work in Viet Nam with Thu Trang.
French chef Didier Corlou will prepare a 6-course dinner next Friday
as part of the sixth Les Aromes Festival, the country's most prestigious
culinary event. Corlou, a Master Chef from France and a former chef
with the Sofitel Legend Metropole Ha Noi, chose to settle down in the
Vietnamese capital, where he creates new tastes by mixing French and
Vietnamese ingredients. He speaks with Vuong Bach Lien about his life
in Viet Nam and his love for Vietnamese food.
In the fast-paced showbiz world, singer Uyen Trang stands out for
her refusal to follow superficial trends. Gia Binh and An Vu report.
Quang Binh People's Committee has agreed to let the Sun Group build a
cable car within Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Viet Nam News
Sunday interviews Howard Limbert, a member of the British Royal Cave
Society, who has spent the past 25 years studying the lime karsts of the
province and played a pivotal part in discovering the world's longest
cave, Son Doong.
Cao Thi Thanh Huyen was the first Vietnamese student to attend the
European Forum Alpbach, the Global Entrepreneurship Summer School and,
most recently, the Clinton Global Initiative University. She discusses
her work and future plans with Thu Trang.