US cartoons re-animate Ha Noi screens
The American tradition of Saturday Morning Cartoons may be over, but in Ha Noi TVs are keeping pace with kids' appetite for American cartoon classics for better or for worse. Lucy Sexton reports.
Fisherman bridges gap between land, sea
Le Khuan volunteers to connect fishermen at sea to his office on land – without receiving a salary. Nguyen Ha report.
Conductor strings together VN, classical style
Prolific Vietnamese-American composer PQ Phan creates modern classical music that evokes the sounds of Viet Nam. Luu Vi Lan reports.
Gogi House brings ‘kimchi country' to City
Enamoured of everything Korean - from hairstyles and fashion to music and dance - Vietnamese high school and university students regularly frequent restaurants offering Korean food. HCMCity's Gogi House, situated in a district where many South Koreans live, is popular with both locals and expats. Thu Anh reports.
Researcher looks at Ha Noi's iron ‘eyelids'
More than 15 years of research culminated in this comprehensive book on the capital's iron works, which includes background on window bars, iron fences and balcony designs. Ha Nguyen reports.
Piracy clouds e-books' growing popularity
Nguyen Hung Sang, a self-confessed bookworm and an employee of an import enterprise in Ha Noi, used to wander through bookstores along Nguyen Xi and Dinh Le streets near Hoan Kiem Lake on weekends to find new books.
In early December two years ago, my neighbour Mr. Cang, who was the president of a hardware company, brought home a 30-year-old woman with a swollen face and black circles around her eyes.
Training course helps disadvantaged youth
After that, she goes back to the kitchen, cleans tomatoes and other vegetables and slices cucumbers, ginger and onions in preparation for the lunch and dinner buffets.
An adaptation of the breakfast martini, using earl grey tea, giving it a floral undertone. Enjoy!
A 40-year-old woman in Lam Dong Province lives virtually for her two young, paralytic children. Ka Ben carries Ha Gia, 12, and Ka Chieu, 10, to school, waits there for them to carry them to the toilet if needed, and brings them back home.
October is a month associated with Halloween, ie, ghosts, goblins and other assorted things that go bump in the night. As you might expect, this month has been a bit of a horror show for me, simply due to all the traveling.
US cartoons re-animate Ha Noi screens
US cartoons re-animate Ha Noi screens

The American tradition of Saturday Morning Cartoons may be over, but in Ha Noi TVs are keeping pace with kids' appetite for American cartoon classics for better or for worse. Lucy Sexton reports.

The Fate Of A Woman

In early December two years ago, my neighbour Mr. Cang, who was the president of a hardware company, brought home a 30-year-old woman with a swollen face and black circles around her eyes.

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Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs 2    Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

My Lai survivor writes book 1    My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.

Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest 1    Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Ha Noi on Thursday and Friday.