Vietnamese editor honoured for contribution to fashion industry

Trần Nguyễn Thiên Hương, founder and chief executive of Sun Flower Media, a Vietnamese publishing house that has held the licence for local edition of Harper’s Bazaar since 2011, talks with Phương Mai about her work and how Việt Nam is keeping up with the trend of sustainable fashion.
Inner Sanctum

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.

Couple in seventies rewrite travel rulebook

Mong Phước Minh, 74 and his wife, Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Cúc, 70, from Long Xuyên City, An Giang Province have completed hundreds of trips at home and abroad. These trips are like a spiritual medicine to help them stay healthy and happy.

Memories of the historic Paris Peace Accords

50 years ago, on January 27, 1973, the Paris Peace Accords were signed, forming a key turning point in the Vietnamese people’s resistance war against the US. Việt Nam News reporter Vũ Thu Hà spoke with former Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Khoan, who was present at the historic event.