Life & Style

Fashion designer turns 'áo dài' into silk artworks

Arriving in HCM City last May to attend Vietnam international Fashion Week, Karolína Kokešová, Miss Global International 2019, made a strong impression when she appeared in an áo dài (traditional Vietnamese long dress) that had been manually coloured and decorated with floral patterns.

No more time for delays to Long Thành Airport

To keep the Long Thành International Airport project on schedule, the government has established an inter-disciplinary working team of officials from the transport and construction ministries and a deputy minister of transport will visit the construction site weekly to push the pace of the project.


Happiness takes root with wonder crop

For the past few years, ramie (a flowering plant of the nettle family) has gradually replaced local crops such as corn and cassava in Vân Hồ District, in the northern province of Sơn La, and the multipurpose plant has brought better incomes to residents.