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Scientist brings solar energy closer to people

When beginning his journey to the US at the age of 20, Nguyễn Trọng Hiếu showed an endless passion for science. From a young student, Hiếu has become one of the nation’s leading scientists in engineering. With pioneer initiatives in solar energy, he and his team have taken humanity one step closer to a future where solar energy can thrive. Việt Nam News reporter Hoàng Hồ talks with Hiếu about his journey.

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Visiting President Hồ's idyllic hometown

It has become a tradition during May every year, that people from across the country and further afield flock to Sen (Lotus) Village in the hometown of beloved President Hồ Chi Minh in Kim Liên Commune, the central province of Nghệ An.

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An unusual cemetery where pets can be remembered

Thousands of pets have been laid to rest in the burial ground of Tề Đồng Vật Ngã Pagoda. Founded 50 years ago, it is a peaceful place in downtown Hà Nội where animal lovers can pay their last respects to their beloved pets.

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The freedom of wild swimming

After a near-death swimming incident, Nguyễn Ngọc Khánh realised he didn't know how to swim in natural water and decided to impart the swimming skills to as many people as possible. The experience has helped him find his life's mission

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Basketball couple dream of golden double at SEA Games

Huỳnh Thị Ngoan and Triệu Hán Minh are a special couple in Việt Nam’s basketball community. They have both been called to serve the national team at the 31st Southeast Asian Games. In their second Games, both are targeting gold medals if possible. Thanh Hà chats with them ahead of the regional biennial sporting festival.

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Women empowered by GREAT Programme

In many ways Lường Thị Hồng Tươi, Hà Thị Huế and Cao Thị Tâm are similar. They have the same worries, loves, desires, and frailties, and have managed to take opportunities to earn money, support others and lead people in their community to improve their lives.