Duong Anh Vu, 27, from the southern central province of Ninh Thuan, a student at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, set a record for recalling the database of 206 countries with only one error late last month.
Private art troupes have been striving for years to promote the traditional arts as a tourist attraction. Though they have had good results in recent years, amateurish pretenders and poor marketing among local tour companies have often held them back.
A Vietnamese artist showcased 45 of her paintings at an exhibition last week (March 21-23) in Berlin to raise funds for poor children in Viet Nam.
Tran Minh Tuan, a student at Ngo Quyen High school in Bien Hoa City, is one of the many seniors who have been looking for books at new and second-hand shops.
Nguyen Thuy Dung, an art manager for a Japanese-based advertising agency, likes challenges, works hard and provides for herself, saying that her trips at home and abroad make her life meaningful.
Many public venues in HCM City do not have ramps or spaces that accommodate wheelchairs, and only two routes are served by buses with lifts or ramps, according to the HCM City Disability Research and Capacity Development (DRD) Centre.
My and other students at Tan Thanh B School in Binh Tan District in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Vinh Long are among the beneficiaries of the library-donation programme.
Two Vietnamese sisters, Dinh Thi Xa, 102, and Dinh Thi Long, 94, have been recognised as Viet Nam's oldest sisters by the Viet Nam Book of Records (Vietkings).
To show gratitude to their parents, Tien Giang Province native Nguyen Van Chien, along with his two brothers, one of whom has since died, decided to stop cutting their hair when they were very young.
The 28-year-old man, who suffers from brittle bone disease, said his first book, Khong The Vo (Unbreakable), has sparked a chord in the physically disabled, encouraging them to be brave and stay strong.
Traditional musician Mai Dinh Toi devoted an entire year making small changes to Viet Nam's one-string traditional instrument dan bau, often used in folk music performances and as an accompaniment at poetry readings.

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