Agriculture industry plants seeds of change
Viet Nam aims to improve agricultural products by implementing technology, but capital, land and infrastructure are major obstacles. Ha Hoang reports.
Vietnamese youth have a blast with paintball
These days, students and young office workers choose this game on weekends as a way to relieve stress after hours or days of hard work or study.
Sample Vietnamese variety on one plate
When it comes to street food, can modern Hoang Yen Buffet compare with local eateries all over Viet Nam? Thu Anh reports.
Translating the soul of Russian poetry
Russian literature arrived in Viet Nam before the August Revolution in 1945 and became popular in the 1950s through translations by literary critic and writer Vu Ngoc Phan and poet Hoang Trung Thong as well as many others.
Figures from the commune's medical clinic showed that 10 child marriages took place in the commune in the first six months of 2013 while 12 such marriages in 2012, and nearly 50 by end-April 2011.
Hundreds of festivities and celebrations are held every year in Viet Nam, but few people understand the significance and details of these festivals. Nguyen Thao speaks to Professor Nguyen Van Huy, director of the Viet Nam Heritage Association's Centre for Research of Heritage, about this issue.
Reality TV host choices stir up debate
Lately, there has been much talk about the quality of several television reality shows, from the top-notch to the small-scale kind. The issue revolves around the question of what the producers really care about – the quality of the shows or the popularity of the people who are their hosts.
The boy had strangely bright eyes. We did not know whose family he belonged to. We found him on a survey mission and he kept following us. Hoang asked his name, but he only smiled, shaking his head.
Bartender Nguyen Trong Tin often serves his signature Vietnamese caipiroska cocktail at Mango Bay Resort, a perfect beachside accompaniment to the sun, sand and sea.
Psychologist Nguyen Minh Nga of the Love, Marriage and Family Consulting Centre in HCM City says that parents should stop forbidding their children's modern lifestyle, and instead offer life skills and useful advice.
Naturally, the social media universe almost went into meltdown, which required Rory to do a little scrambling, but not really apologizing. In fact, he questioned if he had actually said anything wrong and claimed he has said much worse to Tiger's face.
Agriculture industry plants seeds of change
Agriculture industry plants seeds of change

Viet Nam aims to improve agricultural products by implementing technology, but capital, land and infrastructure are major obstacles. Ha Hoang reports.

Waning universe

The boy had strangely bright eyes. We did not know whose family he belonged to. We found him on a survey mission and he kept following us. Hoang asked his name, but he only smiled, shaking his head.

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The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.