Life in Vietnam

Women enjoy business success despite challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

Women enjoy business success despite challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

Running a small business during the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge for many but has provided a stable income for two women in the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ’s Ninh Kiều District.

Monkeying around: farmers focused on langur protection

01/09/2022 10:55

Starting out as a voluntary group since 2011 to safeguard some 20 flocks of Hatinh langurs (Trachypithecus hatinhensis), a team of 14 farmers in Tuyên Hóa District of Quảng Bình Province is working hard to protect the endangered species, which can only be found in Việt Nam and Laos.

Memoir shines light on pandemic across continents

01/09/2022 08:45

Vietnamese-French writer Bùi Thị Hồng Vân (pen name Nuage Rose) has recently published her second memoir "120 Ngày Mây Thì thầm Với Gió" (120 Days of Whispers from Cloud to Wind) on her unforgettable circumstances during the pandemic in Hà Nội and Paris.

Hà Nội offers home vaccinations for people at high risk

01/08/2022 09:11

Like guardian angels dressed in white, health workers take to the streets of Hà Nội to help those in need.

Việt Nam National Puppetry Theatre launches innovative shows for new year

01/06/2022 17:24

Aiming to bring new experiences to audiences, the Việt Nam National Puppetry Theatre will strive to innovate and create quality puppet plays with high artistic value and new forms of expression.

Elderly woman sews clothes to help the needy

01/05/2022 09:37

Nguyễn Thị Nga has been doing good deeds for the past 35 years. At the age of 83, she still works until 10pm to help others.

Mù Cang Chải terraced rice fields receive 'Special National Heritage' title

01/05/2022 07:00

Although the decision to list the area among the national relics was made two years ago, due to the pandemic, the award ceremony only took place last week, organised by the Yên Bái Provincial People’s Committee.

Book released on defence of Vietnamese islands against Chinese invaders

01/04/2022 08:56

Researcher Võ Hà has released the book 'Trường Sa 1988 – Hồ Sơ Một Sự Kiện Lịch Sử' (Trường Sa 1988 – A Dossier on a Historical Incident) on the protection and development of Trường Sa (Spratly) Archipelago of Việt Nam, focusing on the protection of Gạc Ma (Johnson), Colin and Len Đao reefs in Việt Nam’s Trường Sa Islands against Chinese invasion 33 years ago.

The 'crazy' man and the sea

01/02/2022 09:35

Every time he goes out to catch seafood, Trần Văn Cường from Phú Vang District, Thừa Thiên - Huế Province, collects cans, plastic bottles and bags to raise money for poor students while contributing to the protection of the marine environment.

Startup founder shares secrets about business success

01/02/2022 08:32

Daniel Nguyễn, CEO and founder of WriterZen, a new advertising and software startup, is an entrepreneur with two startups already under his belt at the age of 30. Recently he took centre stage as the only Vietnamese representative at the Ad World Conference 2021.