Viet Van, a reporter from Lao Dong newspaper, won the first prize at a photo contest launched by the UK Charnwood Arts.

He earned the prize for a photo captioned “Dieu bi an” (Mystery of Woman).

Charnwood Arts is an independent community arts and media organisation based in the Borough of Charnwood in the East Midland of Britain .

Van has also won a certificate of honour for a set of photos he named “Su don doc” (Solitude) at a competition held by the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA).

The WPGA event saw the competition among 1,020 sets of photos from 44 countries./.