The group is trying to turn the area at the foot of Long Biên Bridge, which is mostly frequented by homeless people and scrap-iron dealers, into an attractive spot for local youths and tourists.
More than one in every three Vietnamese lives in a city, but many of them still have rural roots.
Many major contemporary transport and irrigation system of Việt Nam still retain the imprints of the first Minister of Transport and Public Works of Việt Nam, Đào Trọng Kim (1897 - 1984).
Though not a fancy restaurant Thanh Còi can bring diner's experience up a level.
After seeing advertisements in Thailand, a 34-year-old woman from HCM City's District 2 began seeking information about centres that offer genetic tests that could predict the likelihood of cancer.