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A French Chef in Hà Nội

A French Chef in Hà Nội

 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

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

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.

Bringing the tea trade back to life

03/06/2017 10:21

Up in the hills of the Phia Oac Range, tea plantations left behind by French colonists have been kept going by a local. Hoang Manh Ngoc decided to save the tea trees after he had his first taste of the delicious drink.

Young writers’ making a splash in Việt Nam

03/02/2017 14:31

Many books recently issued by the so-called 9X and 8X generations, Vietnamese writers born in the 1998s and 90s, are leaving a strong impression on readers.

Top notch tea brews a highland recovery

02/27/2017 16:30

The Land of Heaven, as the Phia Oac-Phia Den area in Cao Bang Province was once known before a descent into relative obscurity, is staging a comeback via offshoots of centuries-old tea trees. Do Doan Hoang has the story.

Phan Thiết sand sculpture park brings tourists to fairy tale world

02/20/2017 15:38

The talent and skilled hands of foreign sculptors has turned a 2 ha empty lot into a wonderful sand sculpture park in Phan Thiet city’s Phu Hai Ward in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan.

Spending time with a ‘disappearing’ people

02/13/2017 16:55

Pham Mai Huong quit a full-time job to travel full time, and is rewarded with a once-in-a-lifetime experience in northernmost Mongolia with the Tsaatan tribe. Hong Van reports.

French photographer opens private show

02/06/2017 10:21

French photographer Rehahn Croquevielle once again dazzled visitors with his latest private art gallery, which opened in the central province of Quang Nam’s ancient town of Hoi An in early January.

Capital festival honours nation’s heroic king

02/02/2017 17:05

A celebration was held this morning on the occasion of the 228th anniversary of King Quang Trung's decisive victory against Chinese-Quing dynasty's force  in Viet Nam in 18th century.