Not Inclusive In Any Syllabus
I felt a bit nervous, for she was making me recollect a heart-rending matter over 30 years ago. I wiped my glasses with a small cloth to get the seriousness of a collegiate lecturer and spoke to her.
A mask making family
Of all the Ma villagers, only Ms. Nhu's family makes the masks. These masks are made of papier mache, then coloured and glued onto bamboo skeletons to make dummies.
A Rare Rural Boy
Unexpectedly, one day, when I entered an ordinary cottage, I found things to be orderly. A seventy something woman and her thirty year old son lived there.
Every cloud has its silver lining
Many people became rich, but there were still many of us as poor as ever. Good luck had come to some people, not to all, certainly not to Thao's family.
A sudden summer shower refreshed the whole village, even their little hut perched under a eucalyptus tree. Xoan, Duy's sweetheart, and her friend Ly, sat and talked inside it for a long time before Ly left for town.
Travel Broadens One's Mind
He sat there alone, looking into the river at those green duckweeds floating past. Suddenly he thought about human life, which was like those duckweeds that drifted to nowhere in this world.
The kids of the mountainous village of Com also went to school like those of other localities. Yet, they did so by fits and starts. So, there was a single class for them all under the charge of the local border guards, among them Private Kien was their head, who took turn to teach the schoolchildren.
On the occasion of the grave-cleaning festival in the third lunar month, according to our faith, Dr Me, a psychologist, was interviewed by the mass media as an advisor on psychological matters at Si Temple in T. region to solve the omens of bad luck for pilgrims.
In fact, over the past 10 years, she had never returned to her hometown. In her heart of hearts, she often dreamt of meeting them again to cherish the sweet memories of the days they had been beside one another on the campus.
It was raining hard when he got ready to go to work. Angrily, he took a raincoat from the trunk of the motorcycle and wore it. What a hell of a storm!
A Season Of Forest Flowers
After several rainy days, the sky began clearing up and turned quite blue. Standing by the window of his flat on the 11th floor of the condo, the elderly photo editor of a magazine could see early yellowish sunbeams spreading over the canopies and house roofs.


Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.