Is Ha Noi barking up the wrong tree?
A tree-felling project runs foul of public opinion, highlighting Hanoians' deep, spiritual ties with the city's trees. Luong Thu Huong and Le Huong talk to a few experts about the re-greening challenges that lie ahead.
Veteran still searching for his comrades
The war is long over, but Nguyen Van Minh cannot forget the heartbreak and haunting worry about his comrades who died in battle, their bodies still somewhere out there.
Nguyen Anh Tuan, an antiques researcher and a member of the HCM City Antiques Association, has announced an exhibition for his biggest and most original statue collection, focussing on Buddhism and Hinduism.
An East-West exchange in martial arts
Gregoire Sevaz, 36, a freelance photographer from Paris, typically produces portraits and other works featuring gardens, interiors, still life and travel.
A good place to eat and shoot the breeze
If you have a penchant for buffets and are looking to have your fill of dishes from several parts of the world in an ambience that also facilitates reunions, Nguyen Thanh Ha has a recommendation to make.
Architect and urban planning specialist Pho Duc Tung, formerly with the Viet Nam Forestry University, trained in Germany for 15 years in philosophy, architecture and planning. He tells Bui Quynh Hoa that the capital city has displayed a lack of sensitivity and know-how needed for urban tree planting.
Over the last two days, my cousin Nguyen Phuong Ly, 22, has been complaining about her mother Nguyen Ngoc Diep, a restaurant owner, for spending a lot of her cooking time posting pictures of fully-done food on various social network sites.
It was Sunday, so I had no school. Uncle Be asked me to go downtown with him. At a junction, under a row of towering big hardwood trees, I saw a lot of people surrounding cages with birds of every description. Immediately, Uncle Be stopped. Then he proceeded to a bamboo cage with two birds billing and cooing to each other.
Exploring the complete taste of Peking duck in its various ways of serving. While the first serving is extremely the flavour bomb as crispy and aromatic skin wrapped in pancakes with cucumbers and special bean sauce, the second serving will delight you with the tender and juicy duck meat.
A Vietnamese artist showcased 45 of her paintings at an exhibition last week (March 21-23) in Berlin to raise funds for poor children in Viet Nam.
The golf magazines have been touting Rory McIlroy's "chiseled physique" which is a result of his workouts in the gym. In one photo, they practically gushed over him dead-lifting 190lbs.
Is Ha Noi barking up the wrong tree?
Is Ha Noi barking up the wrong tree?

A tree-felling project runs foul of public opinion, highlighting Hanoians' deep, spiritual ties with the city's trees. Luong Thu Huong and Le Huong talk to a few experts about the re-greening challenges that lie ahead.

Flying Back Home

It was Sunday, so I had no school. Uncle Be asked me to go downtown with him. At a junction, under a row of towering big hardwood trees, I saw a lot of people surrounding cages with birds of every description. Immediately, Uncle Be stopped. Then he proceeded to a bamboo cage with two birds billing and cooing to each other.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.