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On a wild trek to meet tame elephants

On a wild trek to meet tame elephants

The Yok Don National Park is being opened up to visitors as a way to increase public awareness of the need to protect biodiversity, Huynh Thuy reports

Going hand in glove with sign language

04/10/2017 10:01

Two Vietnamese high school students come up with an invention that lends phonetic words to deaf and mute people

Việt Nam Book Festival 2017 opens in Hà Nội

04/07/2017 15:05

The fourth Viet Nam Book Fest opened on Thursday in Thong Nhat Park, Tran Nhan Tong Street, Hai Ba Trung District.

Herb bank sows seeds of sustainable growth

04/03/2017 10:59

The website, which provides information on all types of herbs from all over Viet Nam, is an unlikely brainchild of Pham Thi Nhan.

Heads in the clouds, feet in the water

03/27/2017 14:09

Nguyen Thanh Binh is a meteorologist who recently travelled to remote weather stations in the northern mountains of Viet Nam. This is her story.

Mountain boy

03/24/2017 10:01

A little boy in A Mú Sung Commune of the northern province of Lào Cai. — VNS Photo Việt Thanh

A French Chef in Hà Nội

03/24/2017 09:48

 Michelin two-starred Chef Alain Dutournier has come to Ha Noi to celebrate the global Gout de France (Good France) in Viet Nam. Seventeen restaurants in Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hue, Da Nang and Hoi An have brought out their best French cuisine selections. Chef Dutournier takes a stroll at Hom Market in Ha Noi and shares secrets about the ultimate meal of his life

Making a living, saving lives: par for the day

03/20/2017 14:51

An auto mechanic working on a mountain pass is very proactive about assisting accident victims, leaving his number on the roadside as a hotline that people can call, Van Phuong reports

Grandfather’s native place becomes a home far away from home

03/17/2017 15:09

In February, I finally realised the dream that I had nurtured for several years: travel in Viet Nam and discover the country of my maternal grandfather.

Buddhism festival kicks off in Đà Nẵng

03/15/2017 10:35

A flag hoisting ceremony and exhibition of calligraphy and painting kicked off the annual Quan The Am (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva) Festival in Da Nang’s Ngu Hanh Son district yesterday.

Aging US ex-pat finds poetry, ’beautiful women’ in Việt Nam

03/09/2017 16:17

This is the favorite poem of American poet Thomas Ames, taken from his book "Inside the Circle". At 71 years old, he is always mindful of his past and how he has spent his time.