Life in Vietnam


ASEAN council chair sees bright future for VN fashion design

ASEAN council chair sees bright future for VN fashion design

Lê Thị Quỳnh Trang, chairwoman of Vietnam International Fashion Week and President of the Council of ASEAN Fashion Designers (CAFD), talks with Phương Mai about Aquafina Vietnam International Fashion Week (AVIFW) 2020 and how CAFD supports designers in Southeast Asia as wll as Việt Nam during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lives of Cống ethnic people in Điện Biên Province

11/27/2020 18:16

The living conditions of the Cống people in the village have improved in the past few years due to support from the Government and local authorities.

Đồng Tháp Museum receives large artefact donation

11/26/2020 18:00

More than 500 artefacts and antiques have been presented to Đồng Tháp Museum in the southern province of Đồng Tháp by Nguyễn Ngọc Ẩn, a collector from the central province of Bình Thuận.

UK woman offers new lease of life for disabled children

11/26/2020 12:27

The founder of a charity in Việt Nam who was awarded one of the UK’s highest honours for her work with disabled children fears the doors to her school may soon close forever.

Đắk Nông Geopark receives UNESCO title

11/26/2020 00:00

A ceremony to grant the 'Global Geopark' title to Đắk Nông Geopark in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Nông was held in the province’s Gia Nghĩa City on Tuesday night.

New walking street in Lạng Sơn attracts thousands of visitors

11/25/2020 08:08

The new walking street in Lạng Sơn Province is attracting thousands of visits daily with its many folk games.

A delightful fish hotpot with a twist

11/24/2020 08:21

The hotpot is one of Việt Nam’s top 100 outstanding specialities announced by the Vietnam Records Organisation in 2017.

Non-profit library offers quality English books for children

11/23/2020 18:25

With 10,000 printed books in various genres and topics for children from under one year old to more than 13 years old and adults, Lotus Community is a place for children and parents to make friends with English books, practise the language and learn new things through colourful pages.

Say it right – how to encourage your child

11/23/2020 08:10

Every parent wants to encourage their children, see them succeed, perform the best in everything they do, be it a test, a sport or a school performance. We know it is so important for their development, self-esteem and future success as adults.

Fashion industry aims for sustainability amid climate-change crisis

11/22/2020 09:37

Engagement in sustainability in the fashion industry has deepened as environmental concerns are increasingly important among consumers who are calling for more environmentally friendly practices in the industry, starting from raw materials to end-of-life products. Bồ Xuân Hiệp reports.