Over the last two days, my cousin Nguyen Phuong Ly, 22, has been complaining about her mother Nguyen Ngoc Diep, a restaurant owner, for spending a lot of her cooking time posting pictures of fully-done food on various social network sites.
No to heavy workloads, yes to hard work
After a double weekend Lunar New Year break, the mother of a first grader in a well-known primary school in HaF8 NoE4i, was aghast when the teacher told her that the kids had already forgotten what she'd taught them in the first semester.
Abandoned babies cry out for proper sex education
A newborn abandoned in a vegetable patch, dead. The mother, a medical student who has claimed she delivered it dead in a bathroom, alone, panicked and tried to get rid of the body.
I recently returned from Quang Ninh province, where the second Asia-Pacific Poetry Festival was held and which drew more than 200 authors from 43 countries.
Changing lives, for better or for worse
The "Change Life" programme has cer-tainly lived up to its name, transforming two "plain" looking women to "hot" beauties. It was only to be expected that this has created a "face rush," with many people now wanting cosmetic surgery to make them good looking.
Ngo Thi Tien was employed by a printing company in Thanh Xuan District of Ha Noi, but after retiring at 55, she started working as a cleaner in an office on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street.
Can bike auctions do their bidding?
Just late last week, the Minister for Transport, Dinh La Thang, asked the National Committee Traffic Safety to draft a decree ordering the confiscation of motorbikes being driven on expressways designed only for cars. He suggested that the seized vehicles be auctioned for charity.
Sale of fake health foods concerns consumers
Everyone knows functional food works to improve health and build resistance to diseases, especially in patients and people recovering from ailments.
Ao dai represents Vietnamese identity
Outside Viet Nam, the conical hat represents the country's farmers, devastated by war and its consequences. Very few people actually wear them.
Drinking takes its toll on holiday festival
A week before Lunar New Year (Tet), the talk among workers in every office, workshop and factory across the country is about year-end parties. And there are always many to go to, including those with your friends, cousins, colleagues - and of course families.
Ben Nhau Tron Doi, a show adapted from a popular Chinese romantic novel with the same name, has recently gained widespread popularity among domestic viewers, especially females.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.