An arduous but rewarding journey north
A group of travellers makes its way up to Cao Bang to see one of the country's legendary waterfalls, admiring the scenery along the way. Le Thu Huong reports.
Quang Tri veteran brings home the bacon
Tran Dang Truyen, a veteran in Quang Tri Province, built a small fortune from scratch after those around him called him crazy for leasing a large swath of abandoned land to raise pigs and fish. Thanh Thuy reports
Farmers give tourists glimpse of daily life
Residents of Hue's Thuy Thanh Village are taking advantage of the burgeoning tourism industry to improve their lives. Vu Hao reports
Fatfish: an ocean of seafood, smoked meat
Da Nang's Fatfish restaurant offers a spectacular view of the river and two bridges, a unique, pool-inspired design and beautifully presented meats. Hoai Nam reports.
Children with bone disease find relief
A Crocodile Village in HCM City is using glue made from crocodile bones to treat an untreatable disease often found in children
Book collector opens architecture library
Twenty-nine year-old Nguyen Cong Hiep has collected books on architecture ever since he was a student. With about 1,000 books, he opened a library in April, 2014. It is the first private architecture book library in the country open to the public.
Two excerpts from late scholar Vu Dinh Hoe's book Guong Mat Nhung Nguoi Cung The He (Faces of the Same Generation People), published by Tre (Youth) Publishing House
Seaweed Pasta
Experience the delicious Seaweed Pasta, a recipe by head Chef Kenji Tam of Emperor restaurant. The authentic flavour of fresh Italian spaghetti is perfectly combined with special chef's home-made Nori seaweed paste.
Rather than words of encouragement, they became a tool for intimidation when a Western man shouted at a Vietnamese girl riding her bike on a street in the Old Quarter, where motorbikes are banned from travelling between 7pm and 11pm on weekends.
Duy enlisted the help of students to make the video to show to leaders in the Greater Mekong Subregion. At the 2015 ASEAN Youth Video Contest, it won the top prize, a trip to the 2015 ASEAN Summit.
Yeah, I get it. It is something to be excited about and Viet Nam is the biggest growing golf destination in the world, and The Bluffs is an amazing project, but c'mon!
An arduous but rewarding journey north
An arduous but rewarding journey north

A group of travellers makes its way up to Cao Bang to see one of the country's legendary waterfalls, admiring the scenery along the way. Le Thu Huong reports.

Unsung heroes

Two excerpts from late scholar Vu Dinh Hoe's book Guong Mat Nhung Nguoi Cung The He (Faces of the Same Generation People), published by Tre (Youth) Publishing House

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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.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

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".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.