Life in Vietnam


President Phúc pays tribute to poet Hồ Xuân Hương

President Phúc pays tribute to poet Hồ Xuân Hương

President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc attended a ceremony to celebrate female poet Hồ Xuân Hương's 250th birth and 200th death anniversaries on Saturday in Vinh City, Nghệ An Province.

Cỗ lá, the food tray that demonstrates Mường ethnic culture in Hòa Bình

11/29/2022 00:00

A traditional food that has been kept and inherited from generation to generation of Mường people, cỗ lá is unique – from the selection of ingredients to the way of cooking and the food presentation – through which to present the conception of human life of Mường people.

Fate of a Royal Seal comes full circle

11/25/2022 11:01

Mathilde Tuyết Trần, who wrote for the Việt Nam News for over a decade, passed away on October 26 and was put to final rest at her husband's home cemetery in France on October 31 this year.

Experts propose demolishing building in Thăng Long Imperial Citadel

11/24/2022 08:29

Evidence of the early Lê Dynasty's Ngự Đạo (the King's path) was recently discovered by archaeologists at Thăng Long Imperial Citadel.

Canadian-Vietnamese family travels the world

11/23/2022 17:38

Embarking on their journey since Tết (Lunar New Year), Maxime Godin-Murphy’s family have set foot in nearly 30 localities of Việt Nam, 10 countries in Europe and just finished a short visit to his family in Canada.

Việt Nam takes move to curb obesity

11/23/2022 10:37

According to the results of the National Nutrition Census 2019-2020 of the National Institute of Nutrition, the rate of overweight and obese children increased 2.2 times, from 8.5 per cent in 2010 to 19.0 per cent in 2020.

Grammy Award-winner Jeff Von Der Schmidtto conduct Xưa – Mới concert

11/23/2022 08:26

The concert is a storytelling of Vietnamese music, from the heritage of traditional music to contemporary music creativity.

Folk painting collection donated for display in Đà Nẵng

11/20/2022 23:36

The museum said the collection was contributed by director of Hà Nội Ceramics Museum, Nguyễn Thị Thu Hòa, French-Vietnamese painter Vũ Trọng Thuấn and artisan Nam Chi from Hà Nội.

Mussel village comes out of its shell

11/20/2022 09:30

In a village nestled on a section of the La River in Trường Sơn Commune, Đức Thọ District, Hà Tĩnh Province, locals make a living by raking mussels at the bottom of the river and then cooking them to sell.

Kon Tum eyes heritage preservation to boost tourism

11/20/2022 08:58

​​​​​​​The Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) province of Kon Tum has launched a series of activities highlighting the cultural heritage preservation of ethnic minorities in the region as a way to boost tourism.