Frenchman tells East Sea story
Andre Menras could not have asked for more than the backhanded compliment he received after his documentary, Hoang Sa- Viet Nam: A Painful Loss, was screened in Ha Noi recently.
Cultural exchange
Japanese resident Kanako Noguchi makes green tea at the Viet Nam-Japan Culture Exchange and Cuisine Festival in Da Nang.
Tenor shows power of music
When Korean tenor Park Sung-min married Vietnamese pianist Trang Trinh, it cemented his relationship with Viet Nam.
Eclectic tunes
Vanessa Van Anh Vo (left) and Diana Rowan, perform the tranh (36-string zither) and harp at The American Centre in downtown Ha Noi yesterday.
Aussie vet finds home in VN
They call him "Ong Tay", which is a general term for all Westerners.
Sporting gesture
French Ambassador Jean Noel Poirier (right) vies for a ball against a Vietnamese footballer during a friendly football match at Xuan La Stadium in Tay Ho District, Ha Noi on Sunday.
Camper follows passion to VN
At 28, Jason Doyle can say that he has seen the world, having been to 28 countries, but it is not travel that has been the dominant thread running through his life.
Swedish summer
The Swedish summer is coming to Ha Noi this Sunday! Enjoy a Swedish fika (coffee break) with cinnamon buns in the garden of the Swedish Embassy.
Japanese tea takes a bow
The two young Viet-namese slowly re-ceive tea bowls from their Japanese host, bow to each other and then raise the bowls in a gesture of respect to the host.
Understanding Viet Nam
Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) volunteer guide Roman Szlam (right) explains the Hoa Phong Tower, the last remaining vestige of the Bao An Pagoda which stood on the shores of Hoan Kiem Lake in the 1800s,
US veteran calls VN home
When Chuck Palazzo served as a US Marine and combat soldier in Viet Nam, he made a personal commitment to return one day and do something positive.

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China continues East Sea aggression China continues East Sea aggression

China continued to maintain its illegal presence and aggression in Vietnamese waters yesterday as more condemnation of its actions came from US and Philippine officials.

Single father's formula for mother's milk 6    Single father's formula for mother's milk

The baby began to cry just as the taxi started moving.Trinh Tuan was at a loss. He had no previous experience of taking care of any baby, and here he was, alone with his 14-day-old baby daughter for the first time, going home from the Tu Du Hospital in HCM City.

BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos 1    BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$53.16 million to Laos to help the country build a road in its northern province of Houaphanh.

Delta faces major water crisis Delta faces major water crisis

More efforts must be made to efficiently manage and use scarce water resources of the Mekong River as climate change and rapid development to produce electricity have threatened its sustainability.

Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal

It has been difficult getting back to normal life for Iain McNamara and his peers after their one-year trip through 22 countries.