In days gone by, rubber sandals were very much the preferred footwear in Vietnam. Made from tyres of military vehicles seized during the war just about everyone wore them. A local brand Vua Dép Lốp (King of Rubber Sandal) is helping to bring them back in a big way, thanks in part to their sustainability.
Lê Tấn Sang is a senior student at the Phạm Ngọc Thạch Medical University in HCMC and a volunteer fighting the pandemic. He shared his story of overcoming adversity to help save lives during the darkest hours of last year's outbreak.
An electronic toll collection (ETC) system has been launched on Nội Bài-Lào Cai Expressway, the first route in the North-South Expressway and the first connecting the capital city with the Northwestern region to operate the system.
One university student in Hà Nội has been creating hundreds of model aeroplanes for seven years. His biggest model that he has built is a Boeing 787 model which can fly one kilometre in six minutes. Watch our video to see how he controls his model aeroplanes as they soar high into the sky.