Captain Bay was forced to steer his hijacked jet at gunpoint while the bodies of his colleagues lay on the cockpit floor
All soldiers in the Vietnam People’s Ground Force are faced with several years of hard work and intense trainings before they can secure a spot in the military unit.
The rapid urbanization of Ho Chi Minh City’s suburban areas has lead to construction taking over the metropolitan area’s vast fields, leaving grass for cattle in high demand and creating job opportunities for poor citizens.
The clothing stores of My Khanh villagers can now be found all over southern and central Vietnam
A group of Vietnamese travel enthusiasts, hailing from all walks of life, have joined together to help complete the Google Map of Vietnam, free of charge to the technology giant
An officer in Lieutenant Colonel Tran Nam Ngan’s group returned to his country for one month to seek malaria treatment before announcing that his nation was to withdraw from United Nations peacekeeping endeavors
Shrewd home demolition dealers can make profits of up to VND100 million (US$4,484) in a single purchase
With an average annual income of around $2,000 most Vietnamese would not consider themselves especially wealthy
A traditional silk-making village in Quang Nam is reviving itsself in a surprising manner
A second-hand wooden closet may cost up to VND600 million (US$26,338)
Behind the profit that catfish exports have brought to Vietnam is the blood and sweat of the silent workers at hatcheries located across the Mekong Delta
In the southern province of Dong Thap, one government official is closing the distance between business and bureaucracy
In contrast to the bustling city lifestyle of the southern capital, the rustic environment of one hamlet along an outlying canal in Ho Chi Minh City gives visitors the impression of life in the Mekong Delta
Losing her eyesight to a brain tumor in the prime of her life, one woman has battled to become an inspiration for blind people all over Vietnam
Tours offering rustic games and country delights evoke fond childhood memories in visiting foreigners
What haunts migrant vegetable growers in Hoc Mon District most is eviction, as they would be forced to leave behind the hard-earned fruits of their labor