Like it or not, death is universal and everyone eventually dies. So how we do cope with death in our lives? Usually we cherish the memories that we have of the deceased. We relive the times that we shared with our departed loved ones and try to make sure that they are not forgotten.
Carpooling makes inroads in crowded capital
By having more people in one vehicle, car pooling reduces spending for fuel and tolls, as well as the stress of driving. Car pooling is seen as a more environment-friendly and sustainable way to travel.
Cheo remains in the hearts of the youth
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.
Parents should stop abandoning newborns
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 abandoned.
Late-night liquor sales ban stirs up debate
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).
New school year, but age-old lessons
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.
Universities not the only way up
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.
New mothers sign up for stem cell storage
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.
Private school transportation comes to town
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 school.
Charity begins at home, where the heart is
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.

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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.