A village where people run away from violent wavesPublished: 12/08/2013 14:29
Tay Hai hamlet in the southern central province of Khanh Hoa has been long known as “running-from-waves village” as seawaters are slowly but gradually encroaching onto the mainland
Cowboys in HanoiPublished: 12/04/2013 13:24
They are unskilled and unemployed workers who had moved to Hanoi to seek jobs before becoming hired ‘cowboys’ to tend to buffalos in grassplots along the banks of the Hong (Red) River and in the fallow land of urban construction sites in the city
Rescue in the cityPublished: 12/03/2013 13:30
Unlike maritime rescue, which is mainly at sea, city rescuers must work in many different environments such as water, fire, and high altitude
The cowboys of southern Vietnam Published: 12/02/2013 08:35
Though buffalo have been replaced by machinery in modern farming, the practice of “len trau”, or herding buffalo to high areas in search of grass during the flooding season in the Mekong Delta, will never become a thing of the past.
Vietnamese women concerned by aphrodisiac perfume Published: 11/29/2013 12:37
Many local women are worried of the powers of aphrodisiac perfume as some online sex shops claim that if women inhale their aphrodisiac fragrances for a few seconds, they will become sexually excited and unable to control themselves
Rescue ships need to be ‘rescued’Published: 11/28/2013 14:01
Due to lack of investment, most of the equipment for maritime rescue missions including SAR ships of MRCC Vietnam have failed to meet practical demands
Lotuses ‘dethrone’ cajuput in southern districtPublished: 11/28/2013 13:52
In recent years, the alum-laden land in southern Long An province’s Tan Thanh district, where only cajuput could survive, is now covered with lotuses, but at the cost of the area’s signature plant.