Children flock to Hải Dương reading garden
Reading for enjoyment instead of playing games with smart phones and tablets is regaining popularity in Hải Dương City thanks to a tranquil garden opened by a retired soldier. Lương Thu Hương reports.
The cajuput tree—tràm in Vietnamese—is known for its spongy bark, white flowers and its oil that is prized for its usefulness in aromatherapy. Now a local man creatively uses it as a medium for producing art.
We visited historical relics in a special complex bearing remarks of the once famous area, Phố Hiến, on the right bank of the Hồng (Red) River.
Sixty-year-old nun Phạm Thị Kim Sáng has raised eight orphans and poor children in the past 15 years despite her own difficult life.
Mã Châu silk craft, mulberry farming and silkworm breeding have roots some five centuries ago in Duy Xuyên District in the central province of Quảng Nam. But the trade faded by the late 1990s. Recently, however, the last local silk makers have revived the traditional craft while introducing modern techniques and marketing methods. Bùi Hoài Nam reports
Veteran and young actors of private troupes in HCM City are preparing for participation in the National Professional Drama Festival 2018, which will be launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Performing Arts in the city next month.
After years of working hard, three young film actresses of HCM City are making their mark and leading a new generation that is inspiring audiences.
Dr Trần Thị Nguyên Ny is a professor and researcher at the HCM City Medicine and Pharmacy University. Last month she was awarded the noble Youth Award of the Group of Francophone Embassies, Delegations and Institutions in Việt Nam (GADIF) at the official ceremony of International Francophone Day 2018.
A precious variety of fish, which, according to locals, exist only within the Hoàng Liên Sơn mountain range, dubbed the “Roof of Indochina”, is considered to possess beneficial medicinal properties due to its peculiar bitter taste.
Raising pigs in a three-storey building equipped with an elevator sounds more eccentric than scientific. Pig farmer Nguyễn Trọng Long, however, has proven the benefits of raising pigs in clean, modern and environmentally friendly conditions, and is helping other farmers learn his techniques.