The capital city is home to thousands of ancient structures with huge historical and cultural value; however, nearly half of them are degraded or even facing imminent destruction because of ageing, harsh weather and social changes, experts and residents have warned.
Well-known author Ma Văn Kháng’s latest book on children living in the Việt Bắc Region under the anti-French war, has been released by Kim Đồng Publishing House.
Each locality in Việt Nam has its own specialty. Hải Dương has its green been cake and Cao Bằng has its bánh khảo (sweet short cake made of roast glutinous rice flour). In Hà Tĩnh the specialty is cu đơ, a candy made of roasted peanuts and molasses and covered with rice pancakes.
Much has been said about women being underrepresented in science and engineering, and measures have been suggested to drive the female presence in the sector, including the importance of role models.
HCM City yesterday launched two photo exhibitions to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the August Revolution, on August 19, and National Day, on September 2.
An ancient tradition or a money making ploy?
The practice of burning paper has been with us for generations. But in recent years what once just fake cash and the odd gift has developed into something much more. Paul Kennedy reports.
Phạm Văn Trường, director of the Department of Finance and Public Administration under the Ministry of Finance, speaks to Hải Quan (Customs) Online about his ministry’s resolve to cut down costs and improve the quality and effectiveness of its public services.
Czech journalist Pavel Herman has released a book titled Việt Nam – Past, Present and Future, expressing the author’s view on the country’s history, culture, people, and landscapes.
The book 1987, containing stories of those born in 1987 — the first year after the initiation of the country’s famous Đổi Mới (Renewal) policy—has become a best-seller, with 10,000 copies selling out only three months after its release.
A vocational school that provides free cookery courses of international standard for underprivileged young people following the model of Germany’s dual vocational training system, was set up by Francis Nguyễn Văn Hội, a Vietnamese German chef and businessman.