An ethnic-minority village in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng has become well-known for its title “village with 3-nos” (no drinking, no smoking and no social evils) thanks to a concerted communal effort that commenced over a dozen years ago.
Yukino Nakai of Japan, world No 156, beat Linh, world No 47, 2-0 (21-13, 21-18) in the final.
Many of Việt Nam's top athletes were born in the Year of the Rat and a lot is expected of them this lunar year, with the Olympics and World Cup qualification on the horizon.
Việt Nam badminton legend Nguyễn Tiến Minh is targeting a spot at the Tokyo Olympics, hoping to make it his fourth appearance at the games.
Vũ Thị Trang of Việt Nam won the Graphics International Challenge title yesterday in Orange County, California.