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.
Nha Trang inspires magazine
When Filipino expat Allister Esguerra first visited Nha Trang it was love at first sight.
Belgian helps Co Tu weaving
The Co Tu ethnic group, living in a remote mountainous village in the central province of Quang Nam, are familiar with Belgian designer Aldegonde van Alsenoy, nicknamed Ava.
Japanese conductor thinks of  Viet Nam as his second home
After living in Viet Nam for more than 10 years, Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji still finds something new every day in the country that surprises him and adds to his sense of wonder about Viet Nam.
Sense of adventure drives US photographer to capture caves
Caves in the central province of Quang Binh have wowed the world with their stunning natural beauty and have stolen the hearts of many people, including Ryan Deboodth from Nebraska, the US.
Mongolian Ambassador finds second home in VN
Mongolian Ambassador Dorj Enkhbat is one of the few foreign envoys who has lived for a long time in Viet Nam.
Viet Nam inspires Dutch poet
For Dutch poet Dick Gebuys, his first impression of Viet Nam was that it was a small, brave Asian country involved in a war with the US, nothing more. After more than 10 years visiting and working in Viet Nam, his mind has changed dramatically.
Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene
The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the pheno-menon.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.