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Miss World VN 2007 launches Youtube channel sharing business etiquettes tips

(VNF) – Miss World Vietnam 2007 Ngo Phuong Lan has recently launched a project aiming to help young people hone their soft skills, gain confidence to achieve successes in their career path.

  • Cultural beauty of communal house in the eyes of youngsters

    Cultural beauty of communal house in the eyes of youngsters

    Public: 12/30/2017 4:16:10 PM

    Exhibition ‘Vestige of a Land’ by young artist Le Giang, which is taking place from December 15 to January 12, features the youngster’ perspective on the life of communal houses in Northern Vietnam, along the Red River Delta region.

  • After 60 years of friendship, they learned they're biological brothers

    After 60 years of friendship, they learned they're biological brothers

    Public: 12/29/2017 3:17:42 PM

    Seventy-four-year-old Walter Macfarlane and 72-year-old Alan Robinson have been friends for more than 60 years. Born in Honolulu, they first met in elementary school, played high school football together and joke they could have married the same girl. They sent their children to the same schools they attended and vacationed together as families.

  • Childhood nostalgic with Hanoi's street food

    Childhood nostalgic with Hanoi's street food

    Public: 12/29/2017 2:36:04 PM

    Cotton candy bikes, Fried ball-cake vendors... many of Hanoi street cuisines remind tourists and local about their dreamy childhood.

  • Mind the gap: Vietnam’s youth take time to grow, find themselves

    Mind the gap: Vietnam’s youth take time to grow, find themselves

    Public: 12/29/2017 9:39:20 AM

    Taking a gap year is still a new concept to Vietnam’s youth

  • When it gets cold, it’s time for some greasy seaworms

    When it gets cold, it’s time for some greasy seaworms

    Public: 12/26/2017 3:06:44 PM

    Every late Autumn, when sunbeams gently light up trees, turning them yellow, and light cold front approaches in the north, the rươi (seaworm) season begins, as it has done for a thousand years.

  • Book on Vietnam traditions launched

    Book on Vietnam traditions launched

    Public: 12/24/2017 8:51:13 AM

    Traditional festivals, rituals and religions of the Vietnamese are introduced in a book compiled by late Prof. Nguyen Van Huyen (1908-1975), as a French-educated scholar and Minister of Education of Vietnam (1946-1975).

  • US Consul General bewitched Vietnam star apple

    US Consul General bewitched Vietnam star apple

    Public: 12/22/2017 1:59:37 PM

    (VNF) - On the U.S Consul General – Ho Chi Minh city’s Facebook fanpage, Mary Tarnowka – US Consul General posted pictures of her enjoying star apple – which she said one of Vietnam’s most delicious fruits.

  • When it gets cold in Hà Nội, bánh giò cravings arise

    When it gets cold in Hà Nội, bánh giò cravings arise

    Public: 12/19/2017 2:26:59 PM

    Among the myriad Vietnamese dishes made with rice, be it main courses, side-dishes or snacks that are meals in themselves, the softest gluey texture belongs to the bánh giò (rice dough dumpling with minced pork and wood ear mushrooms inside).

  • Communal houses reflect the past

    Communal houses reflect the past

    Public: 12/19/2017 2:08:08 PM

    Remnants of altars, carved letters in the old Nom script, carvings, architectural posts and beams have been collected together to honour dinh lang, the ancient Vietnamese communal houses that still dot the country. They are being displayed at an exhibition that opened late last week in Hanoi.

  • Photobooks aim to protect Son Tra nature

    Photobooks aim to protect Son Tra nature

    Public: 12/19/2017 11:35:46 AM

    The Vietnam Association of River Basin and Coast Protection plans to publish 300 photobooks of the Son Tra Nature Reserve in Da Nang City to raise funds for protecting its biodiversity.

  • New illustrations impart totally different look to two Vietnam’s classics

    New illustrations impart totally different look to two Vietnam’s classics

    Public: 12/18/2017 11:08:30 AM

    Illustrations by famous contemporary painters have given a totally different look to two classics in Vietnamese literature. The Dong A Book Company has republished Kieu’s Tale by Nguyen Du (1766–1820) and Luc Van Tien’s Tale by Nguyen Dinh Chieu (1822 – 1888) with new paintings being used to illustrate the epics.

  • Vietnamese water puppeteer opens second mini theatre at home

    Vietnamese water puppeteer opens second mini theatre at home

    Public: 12/18/2017 8:38:24 AM

    Noted water puppeteer Phan Thanh Liem has just opened his second miniature theatre for water puppetry at his private home in Hanoi’s Long Bien District.

  • Exhibition promoting Indonesia’s tourism opens in Hanoi

    Exhibition promoting Indonesia’s tourism opens in Hanoi

    Public: 12/14/2017 5:00:29 PM

    Information and photos of destinations in Indonesia are on display at an exhibition titled ‘Hello Indonesia’ that opened on December 13th in Hanoi.

  • More than a bowl of noodles, pho is history

    More than a bowl of noodles, pho is history

    Public: 12/13/2017 2:28:50 PM

    There are many theories regarding its origin. Some say it started as a variation on pot-au-feu, a French beef stew dish. Others believe it’s the heir to a Chinese beef noodle soup or to a traditional Vietnamese dish of noodles with buffalo meat. What is certain is that pho, a simple yet deceptively complex dish of noodles served with beef or chicken in a hot bowl of broth, has become Vietnam’s pride on the world map of cuisine.

  • Two Vietnamese photographers win int’l awards

    Two Vietnamese photographers win int’l awards

    Public: 12/13/2017 9:51:18 AM

    Two Vietnamese photographers, Than Nguyen from the central city of Da Nang and Do Thanh Nhan from southern province of Tay Ninh, picked up awards at the 13th Orhan Holding International Photography Contest last Saturday (December 9th).

  • Nearly 800 run half-marathon to end bile bear farming in Vietnam

    Nearly 800 run half-marathon to end bile bear farming in Vietnam

    Public: 12/12/2017 4:57:35 PM

    All of the money raised will be used to support activities to put a stop to the bear bile industry

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