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National park guide talks to the birds

National park guide talks to the birds

No one guards and protects Bach Ma National Park more zealously than the director of its service and environmental education centre who once hunted animals and cut down trees in the forest to earn a living. Today, Truong Cam, the only person who can "talk" with more than 100 kinds of birds, spreads his love of the forest to younger generations. 

The moon and pink pomelo: celebrating mid-autumn in Hà Nội

10/02/2017 13:59

One of this year’smain celebrations in Ha Noi was held for the first time at a unique venue, the 11th century Temple of Literature, a Confucian temple that was also the site of one of the world’s first universities.

The “Godfather” of Vietnamese Social Enterprises *

09/21/2017 14:41

After many attempts, I finally got to meet Jimmy Pham - a man of large stature and a gentle smile. He is single, but much busier than those with a family. He has hundreds of kids to care for.

Tour reveals secrets of Hà Nội

09/21/2017 14:39

The Friend of Vietnam Heritages (FVH) will host an English city walk to Trang Tien Street and surrounding area in Ha Noi tomorrow, starting at 9.30am and lasting for about three hours.

Housing a communal tradition for centuries

09/18/2017 14:47

Most village elders in Viet Nam can wax nostalgic about their communal houses, but one village in Ha Noi can boast of hosting the oldest surviving one. 

Giò sausage roll: meat pounded to perfection

09/12/2017 15:51

If rice is a staple of Vietnamese daily meals, then gio (Vietnamese sausage) is considered the staple of special occasions, such as Tet (the Lunar New Year), wedding parties and ancestors’ death anniversary.

Classic guitarist strums up a revival

09/11/2017 15:51

Classic guitar playing in Ha Noi is regaining popularity after decades on the decline. Vu Duc Hien is one of the teachers inspiring youth. Le Huong explores his career.

Michelin-star chef Nicolas Isnard brings his Epicurean artistry back to Hôtel des Arts Saigon

09/07/2017 10:56

Acclaimed Michelin-star French chef Nicolas Isnard is back in HCM City to present an exclusive menu encompassing a range of his exquisite and ingenious creations.

VN seen through the lens of local and foreign artists

08/31/2017 11:05

Original photos and videos featuring the wonderful landscapes of Viet Nam and interesting life stories of its inhabitants are on display at a new exhibition in Ha Noi.

A new dawn breaks over Ngòi Village

08/25/2017 10:39

Disconnected from the outside world for a long time, a village in the middle of a huge reservoir is discovering the benefits of community-based tourism, Luong Thu Huong reports

Discovering a few open secrets in Việt Nam

08/07/2017 11:00

Let's explore some little known things in the country