Army veteran To Hoai Dan or Sau Dan from the southernmost
province of Ca Mau devoted almost a decade to researching, investing
and developing a wind power project in the neighbouring province of Bac
Lieu. The General Director of Cong Ly Company spoke to Thanh Ha
about the project, now worth nearly VND6,000 billion (US$300 million).
Fond memories of her native place, Ha Giang, and empathy for women
who live difficult lives there impells Do Bich Thuy to write stories
that reach the heart of urban dwellers, but her love for Ha Noi is
also a muse, the author tells Thu Trang.
Huynh Ba Long, who currently works at the Treû Publishing House,
has appeared in a number of reality television programmes. He spoke to
Mi Ly about his experience making human interest programmes about
individuals with disabilities.
John Reilly, chairman of Friends of Viet Nam Heritage (FVH) Ha
Noi, an organisation that aims to enhance foreigners' understanding of
Viet Nam's cultural heritages, tells Ha Nguyen that local residents
also benefit from their membership.
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.