Month: December 2017

On cloud nine atop Nhìu Cồ San mountain

Viet Nam News A group of trekking enthusiasts, guided by native highlanders, face mental and physical challenges on the way…

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Hạ Long Bay, an ancient cradle of mankind

End of an ice age: This map of post-Sundaland territory was prepared in 2008 by World History Maps. Viet Nam…

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Nguyet Ang, proud village of doctors

The gate leading to the historical relic complex of Nguyet Ang village During Vietnam’s feudal period, any village that had…

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Drawing a thin line between art, ‘vandalism’

Viet Nam News By Nguyễn Hằng An admittedly eye-catching work of art on a coach of the Cát Linh –…

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A nightmare before Christmas

Christmas is associated with eating and drinking to excess, and trips to the bathroom around this time of year can…

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Snared by a social network

Online shops on social networks can be a great way for small-scale traders to shift some clobber, but a public…

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If you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying

Some say all original thought is simply undetected plagiarism, and most undergrad students know a thing or two about ripping…

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A passion for cooking

Viet Nam News A woman called Andrea Nguyễn has written books about Vietnamese cooking. She believes that the food people…

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A season of forgiveness not forgetting

Viet Nam News By Nguyễn Mỹ Hà Hà Nội and all the big cities are already celebrating Christmas. While St…

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M’nong elephant worship

The shaman sprays wine on the elephant’s head The elephant, a big asset, plays an important role in their cultural…

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Fusion Resort Nha Trang renamed Fusion Resort Cam Ranh

Viet Nam News KHÁNH HÒA — Fusion Resort Nha Trang, famous for its unique all-spa inclusive concept and “Breakfast Anywhere,…

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Yay for a book promo that carries a lot of weight

Viet Nam News By Khanh Linh A book company in Hà Nội drew a lot of attention last weekend with…

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Allies in the alleys

First responder: Its small size gives the firefighting motorbike easy access to narrow lanes and alleys that firefighting trucks cannot…

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A story of spikes spokes in bikes

In just one day, the 16 year old resident of Thanh Hóa Province stole five motorcycles and bicycles in succession,…

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From soldier to teacher to mushroom grower

Viet Nam News A man who was once a teacher and a soldier now grows mushrooms. Lê Ngọc Khanh took…

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Enough of the celebrity sob stories already

Viet Nam News by Hồng Vân In the infotainment business, the private life of famous people is a commodity that…

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The last journey

Viet Nam News By Lê Minh Hà Saigon never sleeps. Yet our room is deadly quiet. The quietness feels quite…

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Lý Sơn Island leaps into the present

Viet Nam News Lý Sơn Island, 30km off the coast of central Quảng Ngãi Province, has had a face-lift since…

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Teen swims his way to success

Viet Nam News Nguyễn Hữu Kim Sơn is a successful young swimmer. He did very well in the SEA Games…

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Water resource worship of the Ede

The shaman performs the ritual (photo: Hoang Anh/ Bao Tin Tuc) Living in deep forests and on high mountains, the…

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Drinking down by the tracks

Visitors to Hà Nôi, particularly foreigners, are often wowed by cafes on train tracks on Điện Biên Phủ Street, about…

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That’s the bomb!

The bomb was deactivated and removed by local army units. — Photo thoibao.today They say to succeed it’s necessary to…

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The end is (almost) nigh

Nguyễn Thị Phận. — Photo vietq.vn 2017 has been a rough year, and it’s about to get worse: the undead…

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Typhoon trashes Tet trees

Viet Nam News It is helpful to farmers when the weather brings them what they expect and very unhelpful when…

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All in the name of love for Tiếng Việt

Viet Nam News By Nguyễn Mỹ Hà If you are a trained linguist and teach at a university all your…

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Heaven comes to earth in Lộc Yên

Rare beauty: Lộc Yên Village is dubbed ‘paradise land’ for it’s natural and man-made beauty. Viet Nam News Đắc Thành…

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Brocade weaving: dexterity of M’Nong women

Indigo and black are the background colors of M’nong brocade fabric, on which the women weave intricate geometric patterns and…

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Price of advertising on buses too high

Viet Nam News The Department of Transport had ideas of making some money from advertisements on buses in Ho Chi…

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Fusion Resort Phú Quốc offers wellness spa packages

Viet Nam News KIÊN GIANG — Fusion Resort Phú Quốc, the island’s newest spa resort, offers three Wellness Voyages packages….

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Raising a stink over fragrance

When people describe the “poetic beauty” of Hà Nội, they are usually referring to autumn, when the city is at…

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