Life in Vietnam


French photographer to build Cơ Tu museum in Quảng Nam

French photographer to build Cơ Tu museum in Quảng Nam

French photographer Rehahn plans to build a Co Tu Museum offering information on the ethnic group living in the mountainous areas of Quang Nam Province in the centre of the province’s Tay Giang district. The museum will become a display of Co Tu culture and rendezvous point for festivals among the ethnic groups living in the province, Thua Thien-Hue and Laos.

To your health: Curing lower back pain during pregnancy

02/12/2018 11:07

Lower back pain is a common issue during the two last trimesters of pregnancy. 

“Fresco for the Future” wall-painting project adds life to fishing village

02/11/2018 11:23

A wall painting project called “Fresco for the Future” is restoring the appearance of Canh Duong fishing village in the north-central province of Quang Binh province after the devastation of storm Doksuri last September.

Old dog, same tricks

02/11/2018 11:20

It’s that time of year again where everyone takes stock of the good and tries to eliminate the bad. Where life gets a mulligan and people have a chance to start over again. A calendar scheduled re-boot, as it were.

Flower growers hope to reap Tết rewards

02/10/2018 11:25

Gardeners in HCM City’s Thu Duc, Go Vap and 12 districts and southern provinces are hoping their hard work will pay off during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Year starts with a bang for New Zealand, Việt Nam

02/07/2018 11:21

New Zealand's Ambassador to Viet Nam, Wendy Matthews, celebrates Waitangi Day and reviews a year of co-operation with Viet Nam.

Love is in the air at Metropole for Valentine’s Day

02/06/2018 18:30

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is offering a free stay for two people with breakfast on February 14 for Viet Nam residents who purchase two Valentine’s dinner set menus in Le Beaulieu restaurant and a bottle of Champagne.

Stuntwoman honours elderly artists

02/05/2018 18:11

Stuntwoman Phi NgocAnh and her colleagues have presented 100 gift sets to street children and to elderly artists in a nursery home in Ho Chi Minh city.

Japanese volunteer helps stroke patients

02/05/2018 10:29

Thanh Hoa Province and Shizuoka Prefecture have one thing in common: they are both near the sea. This is the reason Iizuka Kazuhiro, a physical therapist born and raised in the southern Japanese coastal province, chose to move to the central province in Viet Nam as a volunteer.