The Lunar New Year holiday in the country always seems to coincide with harsh weather. Ha Noi and many northern provinces, especially, have been experiencing the coldest weather in 40 years.
Police fine pedestrians; should we applaud or not?
In an attempt to reduce traffic accidents in the city, Ha Noi police suddenly fined more than 100 pedestrians, starting early this week.
In a blossoming virtual world and a rapidly changing social network that rules everything today, any spontaneous trick can turn into a steaming hot trend within a few minutes.
Snow brings good times and sorrow
People flocked to Sa Pa and Mau Son Mountain in the mountainous provinces of Lao Cai and Lang Son last weekend to enjoy the snow and ice produced by the exceptionally cold weather.
Normally, Vietnamese families make traditional food such as fried spring roll, bamboo shoot soup, mixed vegetables, etc. to offer to the ancestors.
A few weeks ago, I received a call from Hoa, a good friend, who invited me to a party to celebrate her new life in her new apartment.
Fire extinguisher rule latest impractical regulation
Car owners across the country have been hot under the collar the past few days after the government required them to equip their vehicles with fire extinguishers.
As most of us enter adulthood, one of the things that we encounter is the gradual disappearance of a habit, a place or a thing we loved as children.
Traditional, modern ways can coexist in Viet Nam
Together with the rapid development and modernisation of society, the lifestyles and thoughts of Vietnamese youths are changing.
When we think about travel, we tend to imagine ourselves lying on a beach in glorious sunlight, swimming in transparent blue water or breathing fresh mountainous air.
Unemployed put hopes in Masters degrees
Six months ago, 22-year-old Nguyen Ha Linh received her bachelor degree in international affairs from the Academy of Journalism and Communication and expressed her exciting feeling of, finally, being free from her so-called "study career" of the previous 16 years.


Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.