Perched on the shore of its own private bay, By the Beach serves up
breathtaking views with a commitment to sustainability and
mouth-watering fresh seafood. David Mann reports.
Drivers on Yen Phu Road in Ha Noi's Tay Ho District last Friday saw a Honda automobile travelling along with the words, Sorry, I'm just practising to drive. Please sympathise written on paper and stuck in the middle of the rear window.
Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big
strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the
place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety
ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house
overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.
For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30
minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired
doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.
Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".
Water management has become a major topic of
discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and
society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related
issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion
in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water
management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.
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A restaurant in Ha Noi serves culinary treats that revolve around a
fruit grown in the northern mountains, and hopes the use of ingredients
from the region proves fruitful to local households. Thuy Hang
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