Temple honours timeless love

Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.

Vietnam’s exports falling shy of 2009 target

Vietnam took in 27.57 billion USD from exports in the first half of 2009, down 10 percent from the same period last year, largely due to the impact of the world financial crisis and economic downturn.