Australian walks for blind kids

Australian walks for blind kids

As the Christmas party goes on, sight-impaired youngsters surround Joe Edwards, holding his hands. Unable to see their ‘Santa Claus', they still look into his eyes, showing their admiration.

Koi brings variety of sushi to Hanoi

Koi brings variety of sushi to Hanoi

In addition to a wide selection of sushi hand rolls and maki, Sushi Koi also specialises in grilled food served with a side of soya sauce. Minh Thu reports.

Culinary passion

Culinary passion

With a passion for food, CEO of KAfe Group, Dao Chi Anh is working to spread her brand across Vietnam with the rapid expansion of the chain.

Alternative medicine in Vietnam works

Alternative medicine in Vietnam works

(VOV) -Acupuncture which dates back more than two thousands years in Asia, continues to have a positive impact on patient’s lives. Vietnam is considered one of the world’s leading countries when it comes to acupuncture treatment.

American fosters needy kids

American fosters needy kids

To hundreds of unfortunate children and young women in the central province of Quang Nam, successful American entrepreneur Robert Kalatschan and his family are more than donors, who have provided free accommodations, edu-cation, medical care and food. For they have also brought love and happiness to the less fortunate.

Danish Ambassador: My impressions of Vietnam

Danish Ambassador: My impressions of Vietnam

(VOV) -Newly appointed Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Charlotte Laursen recently held a press conference at which she shared her impressions of Vietnam and plans for strengthening the relations between the two nations during her tenure.

Ritual craft becomes folklore art

Ritual craft becomes folklore art

The love of one man for the craftsmanship of a traditional village located in the outskirts of Hue has yielded strong attention from tourists visiting the country’s former imperial capital city, who regard the ritual craft as art.

Expat finds diving paradise

Expat finds diving paradise

Tourists visiting the old city of Hoi An in central province of Quang Nam rarely miss a chance to explore the Cham Islands with their terrestrial and aquatic marine ecosystem.

Street of lost art

Street of lost art

Hang Trong art was once a treasured form of folk art and despite the efforts of some its glory days may be hard to revive.

Lotus tea an age –old tradition

Lotus tea an age –old tradition

Lotus is one of Hanoi’s most prized specialties, requiring patience and skill from makers to achieve its exquisite taste. With very few people now producing lotus tea using the original methods, tea expert Hoang Anh Suong is keen to keep the tradition alive.

Homeland of Hue folk paintings

Homeland of Hue folk paintings

(VOV) - Sinh village in Thua Thien Hue province has made folk paintings for the central region for more than 400 years. The paintings are made by farmers during crop intervals. Sinh village has become a popular tourist destination.

My second trip to Vietnam was filled with fun, and a bit of guilt

My second trip to Vietnam was filled with fun, and a bit of guilt

It was a last minute decision for me to go to Vietnam. My friend Amy had been badgering me to go on a holiday with her somewhere warm, wanting to escape the gray, depressing sky and cold, bitter wind of winter in Melbourne. A combination of tax return money and a cheap air ticket made the decision easy.

Help for Quang Nam's needy

Help for Quang Nam's needy

Hundreds of needy people in the central province of Quang Nam have received support from the Lifestart Foundation run by Australian Karen Leonard.

Lantern Masters

Lantern Masters

The Mid-autumn festival is an occasion for children to play with traditional toys, especially shadow lanterns and star lanterns.

A cup o' Joe with a drop of English

A cup o' Joe with a drop of English

A small cafe in downtown of central coastal city of Quy Nhon attracts many young customers not just because of its extensive menu of beverages, but also because of another reason: many English-speaking customers patronising this Language Cafe are willing to help local students practise their English.