A home away from home for migrant kids
A socially responsible private sector can turn around a serious failure to meet the basic needs of low-income migrants' children in HCM City, Khiem Vu reports.
‘Innocently' painting pottery works wonders
Though painter Nguyen Lan Huong had already achieved fame for her oil and acrylic paintings, she wanted to try her hand at creating painting on pottery.
Eyes in the sky take eye-catching pics
Flycams are becoming increasingly popular in Viet Nam, but its use requires considerable technical skills and knowledge, not to mention awareness of several "no fly" zones, Ngo Binh reports.
‘Prodigal son' returns to enrich community
Ka So Lieng, who has collected and translated epics of the ethnic minority communities in the Central Highlands, has returned home and is offering his people more than cultural preservation, The Khoa and Trung Hieu report.
A BBQ buffet with an awesome view
To enjoy looking out at the Hoan Kiem Lake while relishing a wide range of Korean and other Asian dishes, including desserts, is a treat not to be missed in the heart of the capital city, Ha Nguyen asserts.
Academic gets wild about raising pigs
Fat pigs are tasty but unhealthy, so breeding lean and healthy wild pigs has great profit potential, an economics lecturer realised, and decided to go the whole hog. Ha Nguyen reports on the venture.
Lasting impressions of Japanese culture
Vietnamese need to deepen understanding of their own culture and society in order to better appreciate and compare it with other cultures, Kazumi Inami, director of the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Viet Nam, tells Thu Trang.
Before joining Park Hyatt Sai Gon, the Illinois-born chef worked in various luxury restaurants in the Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Describing "Catch of the Day," he says "It is a simple name, but a refined dish."
Reaching our condo drive, instead of parking my vehicle inside the garage, I headed straight for my hometown to stay away from our small apartment in the huge concrete high-rise. I wanted to avoid the lonely situation that had reigned over our place for many days on end.
Last game of the year was at my ancestral home, Kings' Island Golf and I gotta admit I enjoyed seeing all my former employees, friends and family up there. The boat ride across the lake and the round brought back a lot of memories.
President Sang urges renewed growth
Viet Nam should renovate its growth model and facilitate economic restructuring in order to make the national economy more competitive and achieve rapid growth, says President Truong Tan Sang.
A home away from home for migrant kids
A home away from home for migrant kids

A socially responsible private sector can turn around a serious failure to meet the basic needs of low-income migrants' children in HCM City, Khiem Vu reports.

The Powdered Tea-Essence

Reaching our condo drive, instead of parking my vehicle inside the garage, I headed straight for my hometown to stay away from our small apartment in the huge concrete high-rise. I wanted to avoid the lonely situation that had reigned over our place for many days on end.

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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.