Poor migrant workers in Ha Noi have found a new rent-free home: unfinished villas outside the city that have been left incomplete because of a lack of investment funds.
Three days before the wedding day, his future bride had warned him: go to the match and I will cancel the party, which is traditionally held to bring the bride to the groom's house. Vietnamese people often organise two wedding parties at the houses of both bride and groom.
When the influential magazine Vogue Japan featured Ly Nha Ky in its latest April issue, available now on newsstands, the public in Viet Nam emitted a collective gasp.
Theatre photographer-reporter Huynh Cong Minh loves to captures the spirit of traditional arts with his shooting skills.
For the last 17 years, an 82-year-old retired teacher in Ha Noi has been offering classes to children with disabilities who could not read or write.
With only an eighth-grade education, Nguyen Hong Chuong has torn apart old outdated machinery, peered into their innards, and made them anew.
Using 25,000 condoms to make a collection, Nguyen Minh Tuan, 26, student at the Faculty of Industrial Fine Arts of Van Lang University in HCM City, has made his name in the Vietnamese Guinness Book of Records.
Twins boys were recently born by means of in vitro fertilization, using the sperm of a man who died in a traffic accident, Doctor Le Van Ve, director of the Ha Noi Hospital of Fertility, told a recent seminar in Ha Noi.
Foreigners are flocking to an architecturally interesting house in Ha Noi's Old Quarter to listen to ca tru, a traditional Vietnamese musical genre that originated in the North.
Many Vietnamese are indifferent to the gallery business because they find it hard to balance art and profit-making. But Tran Thi Thu Ha, one of HCM City's few female gallery owners, has devoted her life to combining art and making money.
Just several hundred metres away from the famous My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam, many tourists stop at a simple shop displaying delicately carved statues of Apsaras, the celestial dancers.


Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge

The 150-year-old Truong Tien Bridge, which spans over the renowned Huong (Perfume) River in Hue City, was lit up by fire in an installation by French artist Carabosse on Friday evening.

Hospital provides free asthma treatment Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Failure to address water pollution has consequences 1    Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.

Paean to people with disabilities Paean to people with disabilities

A photo exhibition in Dong Nai Province underscores the will and perseverance of 25 disabled people who overcame their situation to lead normal lives.