The Nha Trang Communist Youth Union has recently installed public-medicine cabinets on Tran Phu and Pham Van Dong streets to help tourists and locals in emergencies in the popular beach city.
Shoes for Sapa is a project of KIDS Vietnam, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to improve the lives of underprivileged children. The group delivers shoes, warm clothes and food for children in Sapa and surrounding areas to help them prepare for the cold season.
The village, located more than 150km from the City, is home to the Ro Mam ethnic minority who live in the northern area of the Central Highlands. It is located on Chu Mom Ray mountain range at 1,773 metres above sea level.
Children all over Viet Nam are excited about the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, which is known as "The Children's Tet." During the festival, they eat mooncakes with a variety of flavours, and walk the streets carrying lanterns.
Before returning to Japan, Murayama Yasufumi, a Japanese photographer, decided to take as many photos as possible of HCM City's downtown, famous for its colonial French architecture and green areas full of old trees.
As Viet Nam does not yet have a school to train professionally young actors, most children taking part in the industry are members of various drama troupes operating at culture houses in big cities.
City youth, increasingly lured to TV, computer games and cinemas, were being re-introduced to the wonderful world of animals and clowns.
A swift response of the Ministry of Education and Training has helped high school graduate Nguyen Huynh Nhan to sit the university entrance examination this year.
Students at the HCM City University of Science have spent two months creating a mobilephone app that provides maps, emergency hotlines, accommodation advice and test-preparation materials for candidates of university entrance exams.
Talented at foreign languages, including English and German, with a BA degree from a German university, Minh Hang once worked as an editor for a TV channel before deciding to pursue her dream to be a singer, despite family opposition.
When China illegally put its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig in Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone, young photographer Dang Long wanted to do something to express his patriotism.

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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.