East meets West in a cup of tea Society

East meets West in a cup of tea

For centuries,Truong Xuan tea house has become one of the most famous tea brands in Hanoi, helping introduce Vietnam's drinking culture to domestic and foreign friends.
East meets West in lacquer art Politics

East meets West in lacquer art

If the Vespa scooter is a symbol of Italian culture, then lacquer is the quintessence of Vietnam’s traditional art. A Vespa inlaid with pieces of egg shell shows harmony between the East and the West.

Latrines for poor households

As many as 35,000 poor households in the rural areas of five provinces will gain access to hygienic sanitation by building new latrines at their houses over the next two years.

Rural residents get improved sanitation through CHOBA programme

East Meets West (EMW), Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and other stakeholders in water supply, sanitation and public health met at a conference on December 5 to evaluate two years of implementation of the Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid (CHOBA) Programme in 10 provinces.