Vietnamese culture has long promoted a profound affection for parents, with children taught to respect and love them from the bottom of their hearts. To many, it is not a filial duty, but rather an unbreakable bond.
An ageing population is posing mounting challenges to providing care for elderly people in Vietnam. However, in a country where most families look after old parents in their own homes, the idea of a ‘nursing home’ or geriatric centre remains an alien concept.
VOV.VN - Three homes have been destroyed and several more damaged after a fire tore through the city of Long Xuyen in southwestern An Giang Province on Monday, September 4, local officials have reported.
VOV.VN - A tornado in the central highlands district of Bao Lam in Lam Dong Province damaged an estimated 40 homes and commercial buildings, but caused no injuries on Friday, August 11.
VOV.VN - Last October Pham Huong was spotted making door-to-door delivery of food to flood victims in Quang Binh. All told she helped supply rice and 1,000 bags of needy supplies to those hit hard by the ravaging floods.
HCM City in the first half of the year sold 1,000 state-owned houses and apartment buildings, far short of its plan to sell 5,000 of the buildings by the end of the year.
VOV.VN - A fierce overnight 7-alarm fire destroyed three houses in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City and damaged many neighbouring properties, said emergency officials on May 3.
The southern hub is in the grips of a major affordable housing shortage amid a rapidly growing population.
Ho Chi Minh City aims to move all poor and near-poor households out of poverty by 2020.
VOV.VN - Au Parc and Fly Cupcake Garden coffee shops in Ho Chi Minh City are really tranquil, peaceful and nostalgic.
National Assembly (NA) committees all want to tax second and subsequent houses purchased to restrict speculation, but it is still unclear when the tax would be applied.
Vietnamese leading private group in finance, banking and golf resorts BRG Group has established a strategic relationship with Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation to increase to collaborate in potential business sectors, especially the real estate and retail.
The safe home model will be applied to about 1,000 families with children in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang by 2020 as part of the province’s child injury prevention programme.
Japanese investors are continuing to take advantage of Vietnam’s real estate market opportunities with new projects from both new and existing developers.
VOV.VN - Here’s a photographic trip through the US homes of several famous Vietnamese artists.
(VOV) - While Ho Chi Minh City is full of great coffee, the sea of cafes can be hard to navigate. So here to help is our guide to the city’s best coffee houses.
The changes to the housing law allowing foreigners and Viet kieu (overseas Vietnamese) to buy houses in Vietnam (from July 1) has had an impact on the housing market.
Vietnam will allow foreigners to extend their home ownership by another 50 years, after the first 50-year period ends, according to a draft decree.
The central city of Danang has created a pilot programme to build stronger houses in disaster-affected areas in co-operation with domestic and foreign insurance companies.