Com - the flavour of autumn Culture - Sports

Com - the flavour of autumn

Autumn has arrived in Hanoi with gentle breezes tenderly penetrating street corners, replacing the summer heat and scattering bunches of yellow leaves on the pavements.
Vong village bustles in young green rice season Politics

Vong village bustles in young green rice season

Vong village now has no land for sticky rice cultivation. To keep the traditional profession, the villagers turn to suburban districts of Hanoi or Bac Ninh, Bac Giang and Ha Nam to order fresh rice.
Trang Tien ice cream, a Hanoian specialty Culture - Sports

Trang Tien ice cream, a Hanoian specialty

Arriving in Hanoi in the hot summer, a lot of Hanoians will recommend you go straight to Trang Tien street to get an ice cream. The popular ice cream has become a specialty the city after more than 60 years of sales.
The taste of Hanoi’s autumn Culture - Sports

The taste of Hanoi’s autumn

Hanoi’s autumn is also the season for com or young sticky rice flakes. Com can be eaten directly or enjoyed with bananas like a snack. It can also be mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes.
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Libraries fighting to revive love of reading

To encourage people to read books, many individuals have opened libraries to the public free of charge. In Hanoi, these libraries have become useful places for local people, helping revive the love of reading at a time when the traditional thirst for reading seems to have eroded.