Workers’ Month: A visit to miners

Workers’ Month: A visit to miners

(VOVWORLD) - The miners’ workplace is described as hell because it can be hundreds of meters deep underground with numerous hardships. In May, a month which honors workers, Truong Giang reports on...
May in Dien Bien Phu Victory relic site

May in Dien Bien Phu Victory relic site

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam’s Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, 1954 is known worldwide as “resounding throughout five continents, stirring up the world”. It changed the direction of the signing of the...
Spring comes to Tran Island

Spring comes to Tran Island

(VOVworld) – Covering an area of 5.5 square kilometers, Tran Island is located to the northeast of Co To Island in Quang Ninh province. Although living conditions here are hard,...
Mai Dong wrestling village in spring

Mai Dong wrestling village in spring

(VOVworld) – The traditional wrestling festival of Mai Dong Village in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai district often takes place from the 4th to the 7th of the first lunar month....
Hanoi welcomes the spring

Hanoi welcomes the spring

(VOVworld) – The lunar new year, called Tet in Vietnamese, is coming in 2 days. Hanoi residents are busy preparing to welcome the year of the Monkey. VOV reports on the...
Chung cakes made for the poor as Tet approaches

Chung cakes made for the poor as Tet approaches

(VOVworld) –Chung or square sticky rice cakes are indispensible food for the lunar New Year Festival or Tet. As Tet is approaching, the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism...
VOV5’s charity program in Cao Bang border province

VOV5’s charity program in Cao Bang border province

(VOVworld) – For the last 4 years the Overseas Service (VOV5) of Radio the Voice of Vietnam has been carrying out a charity program for poor, disadvantaged people in Vietnam’s northern mountain provinces...
Vietnam University of Fine Arts

Vietnam University of Fine Arts

(VOVworld) – Most of Vietnamese painters, sculptors, and art critics have been trained by the Vietnam University of Fine Arts. The school is reforming its curriculum to improve the quality of...
Dancesport becomes popular in Hanoi

Dancesport becomes popular in Hanoi

(VOVworld) – Dancesport has become more popular in Hanoi and other major cities in Vietnam. Dancesport combines sport and dance, and allows the dancers to improve physical fitness and mental well-being. It...
Keeping lighthouses in Truong Sa working

Keeping lighthouses in Truong Sa working

(VOVworld) - The lighthouses in the Truong Sa Archipelago in Khanh Hoa province are managed by the Southern Vietnam Maritime Safety Corporation. Despite hardships caused by long distances and storms, the company’s...
Quang Ba night flower market

Quang Ba night flower market

(VOVworld) – The Quang Ba wholesale flower market, the biggest in Hanoi, turns busy when night falls. Visiting the market is always an interesting experience
Hanoi’s autumn and milk flowers

Hanoi’s autumn and milk flowers

(VOVworld) – Each season in Hanoi has its own attractions. For people living in Hanoi and those who have ever been in Hanoi, autumn is the best season of the year. Milk...
Hanoi’s Autumn Book Festival 2015

Hanoi’s Autumn Book Festival 2015

(VOVworld) -  The 2015 Autumn Book Festival, featuring around 5000 book titles opened at the Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi on Thursday. Books on displayed are published by the Women Publishing House...
Vietnamese women’s contributions to community

Vietnamese women’s contributions to community

(VOVworld) – 9 collectives and 10 individuals have received the 2015 women’s award of the Vietnam Women’s Union. The award acknowledges their efforts to overcome difficulties in life and...
Aroma young glutinous rice of the northwest

Aroma young glutinous rice of the northwest

(VOVworld) – Tourists prefer to visit the northwestern region in the autumn to watch ripen terraced rice fields, indulge in the aroma, and participate in the glutinous young rice festival of the local ethnic groups - Tay, Thai,...
‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

(VOVworld) – Every Wednesday and Saturday, members of ‘A better Hanoi’ project gather at a number of restaurants in the city to collect the food not used in local restaurants and hotels, package them,...