Life in Vietnam


Vietnam Tourism launches video contest

Vietnam Tourism launches video contest

Viet Nam’s national tourism board is calling on Vietnamese people to share the best of their cities with international travellers through short amateur videos in a new online campaign titled, ‘#MyVietnam’.

Community volunteer to guard endangered langurs

12/09/2018 20:30

A farming community in the central province of Quang Nam has been volunteering to protect a critically endangered troupe of gray-shanked douc langurs (pygathrix cinerea) that have made the area their home.

Science shouldn’t be resticted to men

12/09/2018 10:37

Tran Thi Minh Anh from the Tran Phu High School for Gifted Students in Hai Phong was among the three Vietnamese gold medalists at the 29th International Biology Olympiad held in Iran in July.

Finnish Ambassador looks back on ties with Việt Nam

12/07/2018 10:42

On the occasion of the 101st Independence day of Finland on December 6, Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto has a message a Viet Nam News readers as the day is commemorated in Finland and by Finnish Embassies worldwide.

Poonah paper – a spiritual connection on the verge of oblivion

12/07/2018 10:25

The Mong ethnic minority use poonah paper as an important part of their spiritual life. However, the craft is at risk of disappearing entirely.

Unique museum dedicated to áo dài

12/07/2018 10:23

The beauty of ao dai (traditional long dress) and its diversified adaptations are reflected through exhibits at the Ao Dai Museum in HCM City.

American vet finds peaceful home in Đà Nẵng

12/06/2018 15:34

Although nearly half a century has passed, the American war’s casualties and victims continue to suffer.

Art campaign draws social media debate

12/05/2018 10:47

A social media campaign supporting children with cancer last week triggered debate among users.

Field trips help students learn in real world

12/03/2018 09:49

Field trips are not new to Viet Nam. These kinds of lessons have been organised at secondary schools in HCM City and Ha Noi over the past few years. But the effectiveness of these lessons is still being questioned.

Passion helps woman’s start-up dream succeed

12/03/2018 09:44

Have you ever tried eating tomatoes like other kinds of fruit such as apples or grapes instead of just using it for cooking or making salads?