American photographer finds soul, beauty in Vietnamese life
For US photographer Lawrence D'Attilio, fate seems to have handed him many stories to share, a gift from Viet Nam.
Oman celebrates 45th National Day
Every year on November 18, the Sultanate of Oman celebrates the anniversary of the blessed Renaissance Day, led by His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Allah bless him, and during the prosperous era of His Majesty, Oman has achieved many accomplishments in all political, economic and social aspects, which returned Oman to its pre-eminent position among nations, as a secured country enjoying political stability.
American fosters needy kids
To hundreds of unfortunate children and young women in the central province of Quang Nam, successful American entrepreneur Robert Kalatschan and his family are more than donors, who have provided free accommodations, edu-cation, medical care and food. For they have also brought love and happiness to the less fortunate.
Vet will fight till last bear is free
Annemarie Weegenaar lives in Tam Dao national park, a humble home about 65km northwest of Ha Noi that she shares with 148 bears, and counting.
Turkey looks back on 92 years
Today's Turkey stands as a testament to vision; an independent, secular, democratic and increasingly prosperous country. We are very proud of sharing this glorious moment with the people and authorities of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.
Expat finds diving paradise
Tourists visiting the old city of Hoi An in central province of Quang Nam rarely miss a chance to explore the Cham Islands with their terrestrial and aquatic marine ecosystem.
Researcher sees forest for the trees
Twenty-three years ago, Asano Tetsumi arrived in Viet Nam, knowing no one, speaking limited English and not a word of Vietnamese.
French Ambassador always had ‘magical connection' with VN
French Ambassador to Viet Nam Jean-Noel Poirier has had a "magical connection" with the S-shaped country since he was young.
VN, South Korea partner up
In the span of just over 20 years, both the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Viet Nam have emerged as important partners in all aspects – political, economic, socio-cultural – of bilateral relations.
Time for Saudis to celebrate
Saudi Arabia's bilateral relations with the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam enjoy further development
Help for Quang Nam's needy
Hundreds of needy people in the central province of Quang Nam have received support from the Lifestart Foundation run by Australian Karen Leonard.


Environmental issues hinder new rural areas Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls

Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises

Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.