As the country becomes part of the fast-paced global village, today's
young Vietnamese are constantly bombarded with the latest world trends
in dance and music, such as K-pop, dance, hip hop.
What goes through a mother's mind as she leaves her baby and walks away?
I'm obsessed by this question every time I hear of babies who are
Summer showers or even super typhoon Rammasun, which swept
through northern Viet Nam last month, could not cool the heated debate
over a draft law proposed by the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Students in big cities go to school during the summer because their
parents can't take care of them at home. Sitting inside the classroom,
they review what they learned during the year.
Every summer, when the results of university entrance exam come out,
many newspaper stories are published about students who are top-scorers
across the country. Most portray students as hard-working, studious,
smart and, generally, from low-income families. They are often
considered heroes or heroines by their families, communes, villages and
communities. And they symbolise the efforts made to lift them, and their
relatives, out of poverty.
A hundred stem cells of umbilical cord blood (SCUCB) samples have
been stored free of charge in the past two months, said Dr Tran Ngoc
Que, deputy director of the bank.
Every afternoon, around 4.30pm, Nguyen Thi Lan, a bank employee in
Dong Da District of Ha Noi starts getting worried. She waits for her
boss to leave office, and then rushes off to pick up her daughter from
The story of an 80-year-woman in HCM City caring for
50 stray cats at her home for almost half a century has moved many
people. The lonely woman has spent most of her time feeding stray and
abused cats with the modest amount of money she earned from selling fish
sauce at the Da Kao Market.
Nguyen Van Manh, 70, in Ha Noi's Hai Ba Trung District recently
notified Ha Noi police that he was swindled out of his entire bank
account, which contained more than VND700 million.
Nguyen Hoang Nam from Ha Noi has a serious complaint: His
girlfriend, Nguyen Thi Cam Nhung, appears to be more in love with her
smartphone than with him.