With more than 15 years experience playing for various women's football clubs as well as the Vietnamese national team, goalkeeper Dang Thi Kieu Trinh has achieved a lot in her career, including being named Viet Nam's Best Goalkeeper.
Last August, violinist Hoang Rob's debut music video, a cover of Say You Do by songstress Tien Tien, received more than 100,000 likes in a single day.
Tran Duy Kien, 17, won an English-speaking competition and beat out more than 2,000 Vietnamese students to participate in the Global Forum of Young Leaders held in New York in August.
Sculptor captures a mother's sacrifice
Standing proud in Quang Nam Province, Dinh Gia Thang's statue reflects his respect for the role mothers play in our lives, and has recently received a top national award. Thien Huong reports.
Tove Krebs Lange is an illustrator from Copenhagen, Denmark, who took part in the Children's Book project in Viet Nam, which was funded by the Danish government. After 10 years in operation, the project was completed in November.
Successfully restoring traditional and premium silk fabrics in Van Phuc Village, Nguyen Thi Tam, 60, a craftswoman, was honored as one of 10 of Ha Noi's excellent citizens this year.
Tung Duong has impressed fans with his emotional vocals and unique performing style ever since his debut in the Morning Star-Rendezvous contest. The singer speaks to Thuy Hang about his decade-long career, culminating in his upcoming concert, "Mot Thap Ky Hoan Ca" (A Decade of Joyful Singing).
Established poet Hoang Nhuan Cam received the State Award for Literature and Arts in 2012. He also won the first prize in a poetry contest launched by Van Nghe (Literature and Arts) newspaper and the Viet Nam Writers Association Award. Cam is also known as a veteran playwright, with historical films like Dem Hoi Long Tri, Ha Noi - Winter 1946 and The Scent of Burnt Grass under his belt.
Fashion icon says her work must impress
Fashion show producer and model Jessica Minh Anh is an expert in transforming the world's most iconic venues into phenomenal catwalks. Before her most recent "floating catwalk" on the River Seine in Paris in October, Jessica created the world's first solar-powered catwalk at the award-winning solar plant Gemasolar in Sevilla, Spain in July.
Singer says ‘burning love' for art needed
Dubbed the Prince of Patriotic Songs, Viet Nam's number one tenor had his second solo show, Bai Ca Khong Quen (Unforgettable Songs), this week in Ha Noi. The 39-year-old singer talks with Thuy Hang about his concert and life.
Far-flung destinations shape expert trekker
HCM City-based photographer Ngo Tran Hai An has a passion for backpacking trips. His footprints have fallen upon every nook and cranny in the country. He was the first traveller to trek to the highest border landmark in Viet Nam and Ta Chi Nhu Mountain in the northern province of Yen Bai.

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Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.