From soldier to teacher to mushroom grower
Lê Ngọc Khanh took a brave decision to quit his job and start his own business. He had to work hard and he did not expect things to happen too quickly. Now, the mushrooms he produces in the central highlands are sold all over Việt Nam.
Nguyễn Hữu Kim Sơn is a successful young swimmer. He did very well in the SEA Games this year.
It is helpful to farmers when the weather brings them what they expect and very unhelpful when it does not. Many farmers planted peach blossom trees especially for Tết but the weather was not kind to them.
The Department of Transport had ideas of making some money from advertisements on buses in Ho Chi Minh City.
There is a park in Ho Chi Minh City that is different from other parks. It is a place where people can drink coffee, chat with one another and hear birds singing.
Businesswoman Tracy Thư Lương owns a basketball club. She says it does not matter to her that she is a woman doing this job.
A man who rides around on a bicycle in Ho Chi Minh City is in fact a special doctor. Đinh Công Bảy is also an expert in traditional medicine.
Different people do different things to find meaning in life. Phạm Thị Như Quỳnh finds such meaning by working at the House of Youth in Đà Lạt City in Lâm Đồng Province. It is a place where disabled people can learn to look after themselves better.
A visitor was very impressed with clothes that were made for her and her husband. She says that on her next visit to Việt Nam she will bring an empty suitcase for all the new clothes she hopes to buy from Hội An’s tailors.
E-commerce takes place when people buy and sell things online rather than doing so at a shop of at an office. More and more people in Việt Nam are doing business this way.