Tay Tuu flower village in Spring

Tay Tuu flower village in Spring

(VOVworld) - Tay Tuu flower village, located 15 km from Hanoi’s center in Bac Tu Liem District, is the traditional flower center of Hanoi. In recent years, in addition to common varieties of flowers like daisies...
Last blacksmith in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Last blacksmith in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

(VOVworld) – Hanoi’s Old Quarter has long been famous for its architecture and traditional crafts, many of which have been lost to rapid urbanization. Nguyen Phuong Hung is the...
Vietnam’s MDG achievements highlighted at UN session

Vietnam’s MDG achievements highlighted at UN session

(VOVworld) - Vietnam has, over the past decade, recorded remarkable progress in giving effect to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) action program, resulting in better healthcare services...
Singaporean investors keen on Vietnam’s potential

Singaporean investors keen on Vietnam’s potential

(VOVworld) – Singaporean investors believe in Vietnam’s potential of rapid urbanization, huge domestic consumption, and rich natural resources, according to the Chief Executive Officer of International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, Teo...
Vietnam’s 2011 National Environment Report released

Vietnam’s 2011 National Environment Report released

(VOV) -  Vietnam needs to adopt more environmentally-friendly ways of managing and disposing solid waste, which is forecast to continue increasing due to the country's continued rapid industrialization and urbanization....
Gạ village boasts steamed sticky rice

Gạ village boasts steamed sticky rice

Gạ village in Hanoi has made a reputation for its steamed sticky rice, or Xoi. Despite the rapid pace of urbanization, the villagers cling to their traditional trade, which has...