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.
Award-winning researcher Tran Quang Duc has begun teaching
Han-Nom (ancient Vietnamese script) as a way to understand Vietnamese
history and culture. Phuong Linh finds out why the class has become
More than 15 years of research culminated in this comprehensive book
on the capital's iron works, which includes background on window bars,
iron fences and balcony designs. Ha Nguyen reports.
Lam Van Bang, honoured as one of 10 outstanding citizens of Ha
Noi this year for founding the Museum of Revolutionary Fighters
Imprisoned by Their Enemies , tells Thu Trang that each of its exhibits
has its own ‘unforgettable story' that will help younger generations
understand better the Vietnamese revolutionary tradition.
Dr Choi Young-suk, a South Korean expert on children with
disabilities, retired in 2010 to spend her time educating
hearing-impaired children in Viet Nam's Lam Dong Province. The former
DaeGu University professor spoke to Thu Huong Le about her work in
Viet Nam's Central Highlands province.
Pop sensation Tia Hai Chau talks with Thu Trang about her
singing career, musical choices and new contract with Universal. Tia
Hai Chau won in The Winner Is Viet Nam 2013 contest at the age of 21.
Hundreds of festivities and celebrations are held every year in Viet
Nam, but few people understand the significance and details of these
festivals. Nguyen Thao speaks to Professor Nguyen Van Huy, director
of the Viet Nam Heritage Association's Centre for Research of Heritage,
about this issue.
Famed Norwegian choreographer Johanne Jakhelln Constant, who has
staged a number of ballet performances in HCM City, has high regard for
the talent of Vietnamese ballet dancers. After watching dancers deliver
splendid performances in Coppelia, The Nutcracker and Cinderella, she talked with Thu Trang about the future of ballet in Viet Nam and expressed hopes that it would continue to thrive.