A stitch in time saves a unique village

06/23/2017 09:54

Dong Cuu is Viet Nam's only craft village that supplied ritual dresses for kings, lords and courtiers in the past. Now it specialises in costumes for the hau dong (the spirit medium) ritual that received UNESCO recognition.  

A taste of Cambodia in HCM City

06/23/2017 09:51

Its official name is Le Hong Phong Market, but for decades people have been calling this market in HCM City’s District 10 “Cambodian Market” simply because it sells certain products from Cambodia.

Summer time

06/22/2017 10:39

Kids enjoy a shower in the heat of summer in Huế.

HCM City to honour southern Vietnamese heroines

06/22/2017 10:33

An exhibition honouring the contributions of southern Vietnamese heroines was held on Tuesday (June 20) in HCM City’s Southern Women Museum to celebrate the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs Day, which falls on July 27.

Dancing masters

06/21/2017 15:06

Staying afloat: A rehearsal in progress at the Hồng Phong Water Puppetry Village in the northern province of Hải Dương, 57km to the east of the capital city.

Paintings reveal tranquil side of Hà Nội

06/16/2017 11:25

Painter Pham Binh Chuong is among few contemporary artists painting the streets of Ha Noi in a realist style. His work evokes memories of the city as it was years ago. Le Huong finds out what inspires him.

Have you ever seen so many elephants?

06/16/2017 11:24

Thousands of elephants, tigers, panthers and other wild animals once roamed the jungles of Viet Nam. They are now crying for help. But are we listening?

Water work

06/15/2017 11:55

A farmer on his rice field in the northern mountainous province of Yên Bái’s Mù Căng Chải District.

Relaxing with friends in high places

06/15/2017 11:48

We were desperately searching for a respite from the scorching hot weather that the capital city experienced a week or so ago when a friend suggested the Rooftop.

A new safe place for the LGBT community

06/14/2017 17:47

Eight years ago, a 24-year-old man from the Mekong Delta Province of Dong Thap, who identified as gay at the time, decided he wanted to change his gender.