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Vietnamese youth transforms recycling into a fine art

A young man in northern Vietnam turns scrap and waste like wood, batteries and broken glass into quaint decorations.

A 1,000-year-old swimming pool draws kids in Hanoi

In Quoc Oai District, 20 km west of downtown Hanoi, the 1,000-year-old Long Tri Lake has become a favorite ...

The art of making noodles by hand

It is mesmerising sight to watch chef Le Minh Khanh work his magic on the dough.
April 22, 2019 | 06:37 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC airport runways maintenance to cost $181 million

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam needs to spend VND4.2 trillion ($181.27 million) on the maintenance of runways in the country’s two main airports. 
March 15, 2019 | 01:08 pm GMT+7

Women wearing Vietnamese ao dai granted an imperial favor

All women wearing Vietnam’s traditional dress can walk into the Imperial Citadel in Hue for free, March 7-9.
March 07, 2019 | 12:38 pm GMT+7

Hanoi shop discovers Trump-Kim T-shirt is a bestseller

A Hanoi T-shirt shop owner has hit upon the idea of using Trump and Kim’s images ahead of their summit this month.
February 22, 2019 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

When a modern house takes extra pains to be traditional

A house in a coastal village of northern Vietnam catches the eye with its creative design and use of local materials.
January 23, 2019 | 01:11 pm GMT+7

When a sugarcane harvest ends, the borer hunt begins

In drinking sessions after a sugarcane harvest, the best snack to be served can be found in the hollowed out roots of burnt sugarcanes. 
January 11, 2019 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese sex worker jailed in Brunei

A Vietnamese woman will spend a month in jail in Brunei for not paying a $364 fine for illegal sex work.
November 23, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7

AFF Cup 2018 highlights: Vietnam 2 - 0 Malaysia

Watch all of the drama disclosed last night at Hanoi’s My Dinh National Stadium between Vietnam and Malaysia.
November 17, 2018 | 11:51 am GMT+7

Fearful of getting burgled? Mannequins to your rescue

A family running a construction materials shop in Hai Phong has resorted to using an unusual security guard: a mannequin.
November 07, 2018 | 07:26 pm GMT+7

Canon controversy: Photo alteration a ‘no no’

Experts weigh in on Hanoi’s Canon Photomarathon controversy, rejecting alterations and decrying poor composition of winning entry.
November 03, 2018 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

Malaysian newspaper gushes about Phu Quoc Island

While the capital Hanoi and HCMC are must-see destinations in Vietnam, visitors sometimes miss out on other wonderful spots like Phu Quoc Island.
October 13, 2018 | 09:15 pm GMT+7

Are moon festivals the same everywhere in Asia?

Though originated from China, distinctive Moon Festival celebrations across Asia add up to the diversity of humanity as a whole.
September 21, 2018 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Japan, Vietnam universities collaborate for climate change battle

Vietnam-Japan University and Ibaraki University in Japan have signed an MOU to offer a joint master’s degree in climate change.
September 21, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7
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