Equity: something to work for
To mark Argentina's National Day, I would like to refer to events that took place on May 25, 1810, when the first Argentine National Government was formed, politically independent from Spanish colonial rule. This achievement initiated a long process that culminated in our organisation as a nation.
Snapper seduced by Viet Nam
Over the past 25 years,American Catherine Karnow has visited Viet Nam many times to portray the life and people of the country, where she finds peace, warmth and happiness.
Expats pioneer animal care
Catherine Besch of the US keeps busy caring for dogs, cats, chickens and ducks at a shelter in Cam Ha Com-mune, 2km from Hai Ba Trung Street in Hoi An.
Artist at home with local faces
American artist Heather McClellan feels a special connection to the older Vietnamese women she met while travelling across in Viet Nam.
Historic victory
A ceremony was held in Ha Noi yesterday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam
I have the pleasure to celebrate once again the Independence Day of the State of Israel here in Viet Nam. This year, for our 67th anniversary, I would like Vietnamese to discover the diversity of Israel.
Volunteer teaches blind youths
Julien Desrousseaux tries his best to pronounce the sentence in Vietnamese to greet his students at Nguyen Dinh Chieu Secondary School before his English classes start.
Japanese photojournalist falls in love with Vietnamese footie
During the past two years, Vietnamese football fans and reporters have become familiar with the sight of a Japanese freelance photojournalist standing on the pitches in Viet Nam, taking photos of local footballers and supporting them.
German couple lacquer the moon
For married artists Christiane Campioni and Tobias Kuester Campioni, Viet Nam has always been an inspiration. But now it's also a home for them and their sons.
Bangladesh reflects on a year of development and progress
The general election held on January 5, 2014, to sustain the progress of parliamentary democracy in Bangladesh was a unique milestone. The grand alliance government in 2009-13 tenure succeeded in ensuring massive development in all sectors of the country through wholehearted co-operation of the people.
City clothing, jewellery designer favours ethnic minority fabrics
On one mid-summer day, the sun's strong, burning rays seem to have kept most people inside. Endless waves linger on a white, sandy beach in the central province of Binh Thuan.


VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 1    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.