Vietnamese artist masters porcelain painting

Hồng Đức Thanh, who is now based in Norway, is the creator of many artworks that have stunned art enthusiasts. Most of his paintings are performed on thin, light porcelain products with an elegant shape and shiny enamel colours.
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Singer uses music to spread positive vibes

Đinh Mạnh Ninh, a singer-songwriter who has been making music for more than a decade, first gained popularity with his heartfelt ballads about love. Recently Ninh made a comeback with a new, more up-to-date record in the genre of groovy and disco funk.

Đà Nẵng's famed fish sauce shows its strength

Born into a four-generation fishing family in Nam Ô Village in the central city of Đà Nẵng, Bùi Văn Phong, now 70, began making fish sauce as a teenager and has kept developing the family brand for more than half a century.

Hội An restores heritage for longer life

Built in the 18th century, the one-storey wooden structure Quân Thắng house in the Old Quarter of Hội An has sheltered eight generations of the family of Thái Quân Thắng – a tradesman from Fujian, China, who settled in Hội An – and has become a favourite destination since the Old Quarter was recognised as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1999.