Month: November 2017

Clueless thieves leave a valuable clue

Two teenagers recently broke into a house in central province of Hà Tĩnh and stole two motorbikes, a Yamaha and…

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Going out on a high

A young man in Hà Nội was his usual charming self when he visited his girlfriend’s house last week. Her…

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Youth sow hi-tech seeds for a better future

Viet Nam News By Minh Thu When Nguyễn Đức Dũng was young, his parents often threatened him: “You will have…

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Muong Lo panpipe of the Thai

A Thai artisan blows the giant panpipe  A Thai legend says that a poor Thai man of the Lò clan…

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Thanh Thủy Village, a centre for art

Viet Nam News Phương Hà People in Thanh Thủy Village in Bình Hải Commune in the central province of Quảng…

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Working at home: we can make it work

Viet Nam News By Kiều Vân A proposal by a National Assembly deputy that some civil servants and other State…

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When love takes a wrong turn

Last week residents in Mai Dịch Street, Cầu Giấy District, Hà Nội, panicked as a large, speeding car smashed into…

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Memory is key

Yesterday was Vietnamese Teacher’s Day. Traditionally Vietnamese students give their teachers presents to mark the occasion. A video was later…

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Not everyone dances to the same tune

Viet Nam News by Bạch Liên Two weeks ago, I was invited to a new modern well-equipped apartment of a…

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Traditional culture brought to the stage

Forty minutes driving from the city centre brings you to the foot of Sai Son mountain, the location of Thay…

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Old war base now tourist destination

Viet Nam News By Trần Mai Hưởng & Phạm Lộc The early morning sun shines all around. Clouds hang on…

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Celebrity endorsements are just gimmicks

Viet Nam News By Bích Hường Your favourite actress “reveals” that she is using a skincare product or a lipstick…

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Irish contributor to Vietnam’s ethnic minority communities

Dr Colman Ross is from Ardee, a small town in Ireland.  He has been in Vietnam since 1998, fell in…

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​Would you dare eat ‘scary’ Vietnamese foods with Sonny Side?

Well, if you have, that was probably American food vlogger Sonny Side filming for his YouTube channel Best Ever Food…

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Hoi An – Vietnam’s favorite destination for Australian visitors

According to the latest statistics published by Vietnamese Tourism Ministry, tourists arrivals in Vietnam in the first 9 months of…

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Cycle tours promote country tourism

Viet Nam News By Đoàn Tùng Love cycling? Keen on travelling? Eager to learn about ethnic groups? A 100km cycling…

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Miss Pham Huong in the Danang Tourism’s promotion video

Danang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism selected Pham Huong, Miss Universe Vietnam 2015, as the face of a promotional video…

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A question of timing, sensitivity and action

Viet Nam News By Thu Hằng Việt Nam has had its fair share of beauty contest controversies over the years,…

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God’s present

It is said that children are a gift from God. But giving birth to a baby and providing proper care…

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The “Golden Foot” of Vietnamese cycling team in the future

Twelve-year-old Lê Hữu Tuấn Anh, of Yên Hùng commune in the northern province of Thanh Hóa’s Yên Định District, may…

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E-commerce the ticket to MSME success

Viet Nam News E-commerce has become the easiest way for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Việt Nam to…

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Trivia not trivial: 10 curiosity piquing factoids

Viet Nam News 1. Nguyễn, Nguyễn everywhere A staggering number of Vietnamese people have the same family name – Nguyễn (many Westerners…

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Ethnic Thai try community-based tourism

As the sunshine of a late summer afternoon waned, Lo Thi Hoa and her sister, looking fresh in traditional Thai…

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A premium silk brand now branded a cheat

Viet Nam News By Nguyễn Hằng The town is agog with gossip and discussions about the KhaiSilk imbroglio, which has…

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