Passionate teacher recycles bicycles for poor students

Huynh Quang Son has recycled old, unused bicycles to motivate poor students to attend school.

Hanoi’s Train Street a source of endless fascination

Foreigners never fail to be amazed when spending time on Hanoi's Train Street because the experience is unique.

At 160 years, a lesser-known church claims the mantle

Just across the river, the Thu Thiem Church has been standing quietly for 160 years, older than ...
March 16, 2019 | 02:04 pm GMT+7

At the sunniest farm on Vietnam, a power surge

The Trung Nam Solar Power on Vietnam’s south central coast is expected to begin operations next ...
March 16, 2019 | 10:11 am GMT+7

The Buddha looms large in northern Vietnam

At 72 meters (236 feet), a new statue of Buddha Amitabha in Hanoi's Son Tay District will be ...
March 14, 2019 | 08:17 pm GMT+7

Could Vietnam be a winner in the US-China trade conflict?

Widespread U.S. levies on goods made in China are a stumbling block for Chinese producers, so many ...
March 13, 2019 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Visit 3 unique pagodas in and around Saigon

Three pagodas 15 - 20 km from the Ho Chi Minh City center are a sight to behold.
March 11, 2019 | 08:53 pm GMT+7

The grass is greener when it becomes a straw

A Vietnamese youth is making biodegradable straws with grass that grows wild in the Mekong Delta.
March 09, 2019 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Rainbow roses add blushes to International Women’s Day

For the LGBT community in Saigon, a flower shop is selling rainbow roses for International Women's ...
March 08, 2019 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

The midnight waiting game at HCMC hospitals

Digitalization of medical records might solve the problem; but, for now, a proxy game gets going at ...
March 07, 2019 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

The intricate southern Vietnamese art of reverse glass paintings

Le Van Chan has been a glass painting craftsman for more than 60 years.
March 05, 2019 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

Nearly 80, an elder saves drowning people, retrieves bodies

A septuagenarian war veteran in Vietnam’s Central Highlands has dedicated the autumn of his life to ...
March 03, 2019 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

Drum breaking tradition: Valentine's Day version of central Vietnam ethnic group

Here is an intense way to nail a date: breaking a drum.
March 02, 2019 | 07:08 pm GMT+7

A Da Lat teashop where smiles do the talking

The House of Youth in the Central Highlands town of Da Lat helps members of the deaf-mute community ...
March 02, 2019 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Saigon pagoda upgrades fortune telling to Industry 4.0 era

A pagoda has installed a fortune-telling robot that only needs a coin to prompt her to do her thing.
March 01, 2019 | 08:39 pm GMT+7
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