Hoang Kim Dang has shot his way into the nation's history books with iconic photographs of leading lights like General Vo Nguyen Giap and writer Nguyen Tuan. Watch their hands, he tells Nguyet Ha as he reflects on his career and shares insightful tips about sketching photographic portraits of famous people.
Nearly eight years after starring in the film Ao Lua Ha Dong (The White Silk Dress), which established her reputation as a talented actress in the Vietnamese film industry, Truong Ngoc Anh has returned to the silver screen in Huong Ga, a crime film based on the real life of a renowned ringleader in the harbour city of Hai Phong in the north of Viet Nam.
Vu Huong Giang attended a course run by the world-famous Matchmaking Institute (MMI) in the USA. Subsequently, she was a student of Sue Rosenbaum, one of the world's best-known matchmakers.
Le Phong Lan is renowned for her historical documentaries about wars, such as Hiep Dinh Paris 1973 (Paris Peace Accords of 1973) and Mau Than 1968 (Tet Offensive 1968). She talks to Lam Tuyen about her life-long passion.
Ho Van Trung, 63, former chairman of Trangs Group, recently published an autobiography titled Gian Truan Chi La Thu Thach (Difficulties are only challenges). The story of a poor child becoming the owner of a big enterprise inspired many Vietnamese people. He talks with Nhat Le about his ups and downs in life.
Isei Takehiro, PhD, is a world-renowned Japanese mining safety expert who has volunteered to work in Viet Nam in order to help decrease the probability of accidents in this risky occupation.
Doctor Vo Truong Nhu Ngoc has spent 13 years treating poor people in remote areas. He talks to Hai Yen about what inspired him to devote his career to helping unfortunate patients nationwide.
Le Vu Long was born a choreographer, but his name became familiar to Ha Noi audiences through the TV serial Xin Hay Tin Em. Lately, he has returned to the stage with a new project, in which the stars are hearing-impaired dancers.
Bui Anh Quang, 24, once failed his university entrance exam. But he didn't let that stop him from becoming a successful youth leader with many achievements to his credit, including spearheading the organisation of last year's Global Leadership Activating Day (GLAD) in Ha Noi. He talks to Hai Yen about what he learned from his experiences.
Ngo Hong Quang is a young, versatile Vietnamese artist who bridges the gap between traditional and modern music. He talks to Luong Thu Huong about his new album Song Hanh (Companionship), recently released in both the Netherlands and Viet Nam.
Most Vietnamese think the title of 'professor' is only granted to elderly lecturers and scientists who have devoted a large portion of their lives to academic research. It will, therefore, be a surprise for these observers to learn that Nguyen Ngoc Luu Ly was recently granted the title of 'associate professor' at the young age of 32.


Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.