November 28th, 2010

 

Singer, song writer and guitar player: Thao Nguyen makes absorbing music.

She raised in Falls Church, Virginia and is of Vietnamese origin. She often practiced her songs while working at her mother's laundromat.

 

November 26th, 2010

 

Until recently, the 16-island archipelago of Con Dao, 180km south of the southern beach town of Vung Tau, was a place most Vietnamese wanted to forget. For 113 years, this island was home to one of the country’s harshest prison systems, known the tiger cages, established by...

 

November 26th, 2010

 

Until recently, the 16-island archipelago of Con Dao, 180km south of the southern beach town of Vung Tau, was a place most Vietnamese wanted to forget. For 113 years, this island was home to one of the country’s harshest prison systems, known the tiger cages, established by...

 

November 24th, 2010

 

The annually held Danang International Fireworks Competition, known as among the biggest events in Vietnam and one of the most looked forward to festivals of the year, is officially set for April 29-30, 2011. For two nights, the skies along the Han River banks in Hai Chau and Son...

 

November 22nd, 2010

 

After several months of steady figures, Vietnam's consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.31% higher month-on-month in September 2010, known the highest level for September in any year since 2000. The annual percentage change in a country’s CPI is mainly used as a gauge for inflation,...

 

November 20th, 2010

 

The recent disaster that hit Central Vietnam has caused huge damages to the lives and properties of locals in the area. The heavy rains triggered a series of landslides in the mountainous region, now blocking major highways and roads for days now.

 

November 14th, 2010

 

Perhaps why Thua Thien-Hue is branded as one of the best-kept Eco-Tourist areas in the Central Region of Vietnam is owed to the very people who thrive in its land. The vast stretch of lush forests, adorned with beautiful lakes and waterfalls are guarded and nurtured by Vietnamese...

 

November 12th, 2010

 

More than 270 blood-sucking bugs were found within Hanoi homes, all appearing strong and have well-feasted on the residents. Experts expressed that they had the same appearance with the assassin bugs, a bloodsucking insect commonly originating from Latin America. According to...

 

November 10th, 2010

 

As one of the most biodiversely-rich countries in the world, Vietnam has thousands of species of wildlife thriving in its vast greeneries and waters. But like other Asian countries as well, Vietnam has a long history of harvesting and using biodiversity resources. It is estimated...

 

November 8th, 2010

 

Known as the capital of Khanh Hoa Province, the coastal town of Nha Trang is home to the most pristine beaches and excellent diving spots, making it a popular destination for thousands of tourists every year. Packed with all the wonderful attractions, Nha Trang retained its small...