The last bookbinder in Ho Chi Minh City

The last bookbinder in Ho Chi Minh City

(VOVWORLD) - Bookbinding has become a lifetime career of Vo Van Rang in Ho Chi Minh City. All the old and torn books are given a new appearance with Rang’s skillful hands...
Venerable Thich Le Hieu, a kind-hearted monk

Venerable Thich Le Hieu, a kind-hearted monk

(VOVWORLD) - Venerable Thich Le Hieu of Van Duc pagoda in Binh Dai district, Ben Tre province, is known for his kindness and passion for charitable and social work. His pagoda...
Diplomat promotes German literature in Vietnam

Diplomat promotes German literature in Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - For the first time, the entire 67-poem Lyrical Intermezzo of renowned German author Heinrich Heine's collection Book of Songs has been translated into Vietnamese by translator Chu Thu Phuong,...
Air-defence hero in 1972 Christmas bombings

Air-defence hero in 1972 Christmas bombings

(VOVWORLD) - 45 years have passed, but memories of the 12-day battle against the US carpet bombing in Hanoi are still fresh in the mind of Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Phiet...
Mute barber inspires people with disabilities

Mute barber inspires people with disabilities

(VOVWORLD) - Nguyen Thai Thanh, a young man from Bac Giang province with his speech and hearing impairments, has overcome numerous difficulties and challenges to open several hair salons in Hanoi...
Tran Cong Len helps farmers escape poverty

Tran Cong Len helps farmers escape poverty

(VOVWORLD) - 75-year-old Tran Cong Len is the Chairman of the Gardening Association in Dao Thanh commune, Tien Giang province. Over the years, Lien has helped scores of local...
Teacher and pianist Thai Thi Lien

Teacher and pianist Thai Thi Lien

(VOVWORLD) - People’s Teacher Thai Thi Lien has played the piano for nearly a century. Lien was one of the founders of the Vietnam Music School (now the Vietnam National Academy...
Luong Thi Minh Nguyet, an innovative teacher

Luong Thi Minh Nguyet, an innovative teacher

(VOVWORLD) - Luong Thi Minh Nguyet of Hiep Binh high school, Ho Chi Minh City, is said to be an enthusiastic, kind, and innovative teacher. Minh Nguyet has worked tirelessly for...