Culture - Sports

Planners strive to save Hanoi's trees

The words of a popular Vietnamese song about Hanoi celebrates the city's tree-lined streets in autumn – "bright yellow celtis, tropical almonds with red leaves standing next to each other; old streets and ancient houses with brown tiled roofs."
JICA speeds up ODA projects in Vietnam Business

JICA speeds up ODA projects in Vietnam

A representative from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has said his agency will accelerate the process of Japanese ODA-funded projects in Vietnam .
Politics

Ancient art needs a new home

With a decrepit building as its only showcase in the city, the very existence of cai luong (reformed theatre) is threatened, a heartbreaking scenario for professionals and fans of this traditional performing art who have been longing for a new and modern theatre.