Pham Nhu Khoa, who has been battling Parkinson's disease for the past 16 years, can maneuver his hands with great skill while he is crafting or playing his drums AO, Parkinson-affected Vietnamese man crafts drums from bomb shells
Crimes decline as cameras installed in many streets in southern Vietnam
Published: 02/11/2016 15:16
People in several communes in the southern Vietnamese province of Long An can enjoy the national festival without the fear of crimes as many security cameras have been placed across the areas.
Hundreds attempt to put out fire in national park in northern Vietnam
Published: 02/11/2016 12:11
Nearly 200 people have been trying to control and extinguish the fire that occurred at around 1:00 pm on Wednesday in a national park in the mountainous northern Vietnamese province of Lao Cai.
64 die in traffic accidents within 3 festive days in Vietnam
Published: 02/10/2016 09:40
The number of accidents and their resulting deaths and injuries, however, went down against the same period last year
Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa (Spratlys)
Published: 02/09/2016 14:47
A 34-year-old Philippine fisherman was saved while drifting on the sea off Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on Monday, the first day of Tet (Lunar New Year)
Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City
Published: 02/09/2016 14:26
Li xi, or lucky money, was given to everybody, including foreigners, who put garbage in public dustbins on a flower street in Ho Chi Minh City on the Lunar New Year’s Eve
The generosity of Saigonese toward total strangers
Published: 02/09/2016 07:08
Uncle Sau, one of the most active members of a philanthropic group in Ho Chi Minh City, typically has a breakfast of plain ‘banh mi’ (Vietnamese sandwich) or a bowl of leftover rice
US pediatrician keeps full Vietnamese name to remember her homeland
Published: 02/08/2016 15:05
U.S. Associate Professor and pediatrician Tien Vu, aka Vu Thi Tien, said her name has always served as a reminder of her Vietnamese identity
Fish farmers in southern Vietnam suffer heavy losses due to mass fish death
Published: 02/07/2016 16:27
A large number of fishes raised by local people in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have gone belly up, causing financial damage of nearly VND25 billion (US$1.12 million), ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
People in Ho Chi Minh City can enjoy Lunar New Year holiday in chilly weather
Published: 02/07/2016 15:06
People living in Ho Chi Minh City can finally feel the chilly weather on Sunday morning as effect of the cold front in northern Vietnam has extended to the region.
New pedestrian bridge inaugurated in southern Vietnam
Published: 02/07/2016 14:12
A new pedestrian bridge was inaugurated in Can Tho City in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta on Saturday and is expected to be a new hotspot for local people and tourists to visit during the Lunar New Year holiday.
The tale of a street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City
Published: 02/06/2016 15:08
Dong Khoi street, or Catinat Street as it was called some 100 years ago, boasted the very first confectionery vending machines and cafeteria in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)