Month: March 2018

Bringing back the men’s dress

Viet Nam News Traditional long dresses for men are slowly coming back into fashion. This is thanks to a men’s…

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Spring Festivals in mountain regions

Each ethnic group in Vietnam observes its traditional festivals with unique cultural and spiritual features. In the northwestern region the…

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Colourful stones enchant at Bình Thuận beach

Viet Nam News by Gia Lộc When travelling to the south-central coastal province of Bình Thuận, tourists often head for…

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We can’t be prudes about statues

Viet Nam News By Chu Lan Hương Last weekend, my sister Linh took her kids to visit the Hòn Dáu…

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Securing the Greater Mekong Sub-region’s future

Viet Nam News By Takehiko Nakao The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries have made stunning progress over the past quarter…

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Spotify warns of slower sales growth as New York listing nears

Headphones are seen in front of a logo of online music streaming service Spotify. — Photo enca.com Viet Nam News…

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Ninja on the loose

  Viet Nam News Việt Nam’s roads are filled with terrible drivers, but few will admit that they are menaces…

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The value of the gong

Viet Nam News The gong is more than just a musical instrument. Some communities in the Central Highlands believe that…

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What’s in a swear? Parents of teens debate

Viet Nam News by Mai Phương Do you know anyone who has never uttered a swear word? The answer is…

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American soldier’s story

Viet Nam News Some American soldiers who were held as prisoners during the American War did not think it was…

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“Mushroom house” of the Black Ha Nhi in Lao Cai

Earthen houses of the Black Ha Nhi in Lao Cai The Black Ha Nhi live on a rocky mountain which…

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Good planning is a key factor to success

Nguyễn Hồng Sơn. — Photo danviet.vn Nguyễn Hồng Sơn, director general of the Plant Cultivation Department, speaks to the newspaper…

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President Moon Jae-in wants to lift RoK-VN partnership to next level

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has said he intends to…

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Rooting out an unseen bias in homogenous Việt Nam

Viet Nam News Trọng Kiên Among the plethora of International Days that we observe, one whose contemporary relevance has increased…

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S. Korean artist stars meet head coach Park Hang-seo at Quán Ăn Ngon in Hà Nội

Stars out: Head coach Park Hang-seo and the S.Korean artist stars at Quán Ăn Ngon in Hà Nội. — Photo…

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School teachers deserve a pay raise: professor

Đào Trọng Thi. — Photo vietnamnet.vn Professor Đào Trọng Thi, former Chairman of the National Assembly Commission for Culture, Education,…

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Living organ donors need more incentives

Viet Nam News Khánh Dương In Việt Nam, more than 16,000 people nationwide suffering from heart, liver, kidney and lung…

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US Navy nurse, jailed for protest, revisits VN

Viet Nam News American Navy nurse Susan Schnall was dismissed from service and sentenced to six months of hard labour…

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Resolution Run 2018 to start in HCM City

More than 2,000 runners will take part in Resolution Run 2018. — Photo hagiangtv.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI —…

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Tribute paid to late Prime Minister Phan Văn Khải: two-way respect

Late Prime Minister Phan Văn Khải visited the Vietnam News Agency’s office in HCM City in 2015. — VNA/VNS Photo…

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The need to improve Việt Nam’s labour force

Lê Quân. — Photo nld.vn The abundant young labour force is one of Việt Nam’s great advantages, as young people…

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Displays bring life to education

Viet Nam News A remote school in the mountains has a special way of bringing things to life. Students at…

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Mong textile patterns recognized as intangible cultural heritage

Motifs and patterns in handicraft textiles are used by local Mong to represent their social life, culture, history and aspirations….

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End free tuition for aspiring teachers

The government should have adopted some preferential policies for the students attending teacher training universities and colleges to bring them…

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Private museums become a hit

Viet Nam News Private museums have become quite an attraction. People enjoy posing for photos beside wax models at a…

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South of Đà Lạt, quiet Bảo Lộc refreshes

Viet Nam News By Chu Quốc Hùng LâmĐồngProvince’s most famous tourism destination by far is Đà LạtCity, known the world…

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Social housing projects need transparency and accountability

Đào Ngọc Nghiêm. — Photo theleader.vn Đào Ngọc Nghiêm, vice chairman of the Hà Nội Association for Urban Planning and…

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Việt Nam Trade Union is ready to renew itself

Ngọ Duy Hiểu. — Photo laodong.vn Ngọ Duy Hiểu, a National Assembly deputy and director of the Labour Relations Commission…

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New ID policy prescribes bad medicine

Viet Nam News by Bảo Hoa It is not just normal, but a norm that it takes quite some time…

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Silk Path Hotels Resorts opens French chateau-inspired resort in Sa Pa

Breathtaking: Nestled on its own picturesque hill, Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa offers panaromic views of the marvelous…

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