Qatar a regional hub for education
Qatar is a peninsula on the western shore of the Arabian Gulf. Almost 80 per cent of its population of more than two million people reside in the city of Doha, the nation's business and administrative capital.
Mountaineers
British photographer and writer David W. Lloyd (centre) completed Viet Nam's first "Everesting" cycle challenge on December 13.
DJ stays in Ha Noi for bun cha
If someone asks Vaughan Evans about his favourite thing in Viet Nam, he will name bun cha without a doubt.
Bearers of light
Young girls and boys perform during the Lucia celebration at the Sweden Embassy in Ha Noi yesterday.
Celebrating a King of the soil
The King's name, which literally means "Strength of the Land, Incomparable Power", clearly reflects his nature. The King has performed his royal duties to enhance the well-being of the Thai people throughout his 68 year-long reign.
Since U Been Here
Famed American singer Kelly Clarkson (left) poses for a photo with Vietnamese singer Quang Vinh at HCM City's Tan Son Nhat International Airport when she arrived here with her husband and 6-month-old daughter on Monday.
Photographer clicks with Viet Nam
When he first came to Viet Nam more than 20 years ago, Nicolas Cornet never ever imagined that he would develop a close connection with this country.
Masterclass
Noted Peruvian chef Maria Rosa Vasquez Chavez (right) perforsm a cooking show at Melia Hotel Hanoi on Monday in front of ambassadors from Latin American countries and their wives, as well as other professional chefs.
British expat to reach his peak on Ba Vi Mountain challenge
Viet Nam's capital city was just one of the destinations on David Lloyd's original itinerary, although he and his wife thought they would stay for about nine months soon after they got married.
Entrepreneur embraces Buddhism on path to a new life in Viet Nam
Some people may assume Buddhism is only for Asians, but to Chris Freund, founder and partner of Mekong Capital, a company that manages private equity investment funds in Viet Nam, "Buddha's teaching is equally applicable to the West as it is to people from the East."
Volunteers find homes for strays
Vu Thi Thu Trang found her passion for saving stray pets when she adopted Liet, a blind street cat she took in after a friend found it lying in the street, surrounded by ants.

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HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 3    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.