Solemn memorial for Quảng Trị’s fallen soldiers

07/27/2017 15:11

Thousands gathered at central Quang Tri Citadel last week for a mass ceremony to pray for fallen soldiers of summer 1972 historic battle for the citadel. The battle, which raged on for 81 days, went down as one of the bloodiest battles in Vietnamese history with casualties from both sides estimated to total nearly 20,000.

Hà Giang Province awaits tourism boom

07/26/2017 14:24

The northeastern border province of Ha Giang boasts majestic scenery, geological features, a diverse eco-system, rare fauna and flora, and the unique cultures of 22 ethnic minorities, but has yet to realise its enormous tourism potential, tourism officials say.

Need for smart, clean toilets a no-brainer

07/14/2017 11:35

Le Van Hiep, director of the Kim Hoang Hiep Trading, Service and Environment Limited Company, has installed some trial-free smart toilets at public areas in Binh Duong. He has active solutions to change the quality of toilets throughout the country. Le Huong talked with him on his interest in toilets.  

A village whose presence lingers in the heart

07/07/2017 17:13

Quiet and unassuming, a village not far from downtown Ha Noi takes one back progressively in time, from decades to centuries, making strong historical connections. Bui Quynh Hoa recounts the experience.

West Lake

07/07/2017 10:17

Hà Nội’s West Lake in a summer sunset.

Field of gold

07/06/2017 14:26

Farmers dry newly-harvested paddy in the southern province of Hậu Giang’s Vị Thuỷ District.

Globe trotting, one step at a time

07/06/2017 14:23

Starting from May 2014, Mark has been walking throughout more than 20 countries, crossing nearly 15,000 kilometres in big high ways, narrow local village roads, forests, desert, hills, cities and deserted villages and only uses ships, planes to cross sea, oceans and rivers. He set the target to walk a minimum distance of the Earth’s equator – 40,075 kilometers within eight to nine years. 

Famed photographer puts locals in his lens

07/05/2017 09:46

Renowned French photographer Rehahn is displaying his collection, Precious Heritage, in a free outdoor exhibition in the ancient coastal city of Hoi An through this summer.

Inner peace and good health, for all, for free

07/03/2017 08:48

A Sahaja Yoga meditation class is held every Sunday in Da Nang City, free for all. The class aims to help practitioners control negative feelings and acquire peace, joy and balance within themselves

Capital place for underground followers

06/23/2017 09:57

In a bustling capital city where the traditional and contemporary meet, underground music is taking its first baby steps. It’s happening at VietGangz Brotherhood, a music, shopping and entertainment mall for young people.