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How to stay healthy in winter

Viet Nam News By Dr. Phillippe Jean Collin* Some secret weapons will help you and your family stay well during the cold, dark months of winter. Wash up Eliminate viruses and bacteria by frequently washing your hands—and teach your…

Khmer group hosts ox race

Viet Nam News Việt Thanh The annual ox racing festival at Rô Temple is a popular event for both locals and tourists. This year’s edition, which took place on October 14-15, gathered 25 pairs of strong oxen from all over…

The Pa Then’s “Cap sac” ritual

Jumping on fire is a ritual of the Pa Then to pray for good health, bumper crop, and prosperity. “Cap sac” is a ceremony to certify a man as a shaman, who can then perform worship rituals and is protected by genies. Only men…

Japanese culture introduced in HCM City

They can enjoy many different kinds of unique things attached to Japanese through an array of activities such as a workshop on Japanese traditional culture, an introduction to a tea ceremony, savouring wagashi, folding papercraft –…

Why not sleep in a container?

Viet Nam News by Võ Thị Dung If you want to try some new and unusual accommodations while travelling, spending a night at a hostel made from discarded containers might the choice for you. Why Not Hostel is the first lodging…