Indian woman on a mission
Pulamarasetty Padmavathi says she agree dimmediately when her husband sug-gested that they should move to Viet Nam to live even though she had never heard of the country before.
NZ students gain VN insights
A collective cheer went up from the young students as a large school of fish surfaced in a pond in Can Tho City, rushing to eat the feed scattered by a farm worker.
Student looks to improve traffic
South Korean high school student Chihyun Ryu has spent her time in Ha Noi over the last three and a half years walking around Hoan Kiem Lake, and riding on the back of her father's motorbike taking videos of the chaotic traffic.
Week of Haiti
Visitors savour Haitian food during the Haitian Cultural Week, which commenced at the Haitian Embassy on Monday.
Dutch friends cycle across VN on bikes built for two
Four women from the Netherlands aim to bi-cycle around 22 countries in 400 days in a project called R4WR (Ride for Women's Rights).
17 years on, French academic nostalgic for Ha Noi of yore
Two years ago, French researcher Olivier Tessier, chief of the Ha Noi-based Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient (French School of Asian Studies), was granted the "Bui Xuan Phai – Love for Ha Noi" award for his research on Ha Noi's Ancient Citadel.
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.
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.


Military helicopter crash kills four crew members Military helicopter crash kills four crew members

Four crew members were killed when a Viet Nam Air Force UH-1 helicopter crashed during a training exercise yesterday morning.

VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.

Ministry to tighten control over wild Ministry to tighten control over wild

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has urged relevant ministries and agencies to tighten management over centres that raise dangerous wild animals in order to ensure the safety of local people.