Society

US war photo book debuts

Vietnam News Agency photojournalist Chu Chi Thanh has published a photographic account of the US War, with introductions and footnotes in English and Vietnamese.
Politics

State President welcomes US writers, poets

State President Nguyen Minh Triet received a delegation of US writers, poets and researchers of Vietnamese culture led by poet Kevin Bowen, Director of the William Joiner Centre under the Massachusetts University in Hanoi on June 1.
Travel

Bicycle tourism booms

Pedalling slowly on his rented bicycle, Jerome Gastel, a visitor from Switzerland , enjoys the fascinating architecture of Hanoi 's Old Quarter.
Society

Coastal city draws the crowds

Vung Tau is well known as one of southern Vietnam's most popular tourist destinations thanks to enjoy beautiful sunsets, white sand beaches and numerous water activities.
Society

Tourists at loss to find local foods

Visitors to HCM City usually find it hard to find local food specialties like candies to take back home as gifts due to the absence of tourist stores even though the country is a haven for tropical farm products.
Society

Coffee shop becomes home for mentally disabled children

“I still can’t believe it is true. It’s like a dream,” Tam – an old woman said, her eyes shimmering with tears while recalling the very first time her grandson, Nguyen Nhat Trung Anh came out to work as a waiter at a coffee shop.“I still can’t believe it is true. It’s like a dream,” Tam – an old woman said, her eyes shimmering with tears while recalling the very first time her grandson, Nguyen Nhat Trung Anh came out to work as a waiter at a coffee shop.
Society

Blaze of colour ushers in Tet

Thousands of HCM City residents and visitors flocked to Tet festivities on Nguyen Hue Flower Street which opened Feb. 11.
Da Nang wins V-League title Culture - Sports

Da Nang wins V-League title

Da Nang fans left the stadium with joy when their team easily beat Nam Dinh 2-0 in the 23rd round of the nation’s premier V-League on August 2 to secure the season title with 49 points.