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Sunday, August 07, 2022



Try this vegan version of Vietnamese pho with a millet of your choice; recipe inside

July 24, 2022 8:40 pm

If you are wondering how to prepare a comfort meal using millet, give this recipe a try

Harnaaz Sandhu looks lovely in 'ao dai'; know all about the traditional Vietnamese dress

June 27, 2022 9:30 am

Considered one of Vietnam's most striking symbols of beauty, ao dai is the country's national dress

India hands over 12 high-speed boats to Vietnam during Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's visit

June 09, 2022 2:20 pm

The first five boats were built by Larsen & Toubro Shipyard in India and the remaining seven at the Hong Ha Shipyard.

Why more European firms are choosing Vietnam over China

June 09, 2022 2:00 pm

A combination of geopolitical tensions and higher costs are pushing large firms to look for alternative production sites. Vietnam's strong economic performance in recent years has drawn the attention of European firms.

India, Vietnam sign joint vision on defence partnership as Rajnath Singh holds bilateral talks on three-day tour

June 09, 2022 2:13 am

India and Vietnam also inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Mutual Logistics Support.

Environment Performance Index: India fails green test, finishes at bottom

June 08, 2022 5:35 pm

With a paltry score of 18.9, India’s 180th ranking comes after Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Myanmar — the bottom five together make up the poorest performing countries for environmental health.

Vietnam sacks head of the country's main stock exchange over "wrongdoing"

May 21, 2022 2:00 pm

Vietnamese authorities in March called for the anti-corruption drive to be stepped up in the Southeast Asian country, with a focus on financial markets.

Touted to be the longest in the world, Vietnam opens 2,000 ft. glass-bottomed bridge to tourists

May 03, 2022 8:30 am

The Bach Long bridge -- meaning 'the white dragon' -- connects two mountains and hangs over a lush green valley in Vietnam's Northwest Son La Province.

In some parts of the world, the war in Ukraine seems justified

March 29, 2022 11:58 am

In countries friendly toward Russia, such as China, Vietnam and India, people are troubled by the war and loss of life, but some say they think that Putin has a point.

February 16, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Andhra Assembly

February 15, 2022 11:47 pm

The ruling Congress (I) got the Andhra Pradesh assembly adjourned sine die in an unprecedented manner by moving a motion within five days of commencement of the Budget Session.


Vietnam's Bach Long glass-bottomed bridge, world's longest, opens for public amid fanfare

May 30, 2022 3:09 pm

The bridge is 290 metres long between two peaks on either side of a gorge, plus a 342-metre pathway on the cliffside.

This Vietnamese entrepreneur is making straws out of wild grass

December 26, 2019 11:16 am

A Vietnamese entrepreneur Tran Minh Tien is promoting an environmentally friendly way to sip drinks by using grass stems to make reusable, biodegradable straws.

In the hands of the gods: Vietnam's Golden Bridge has giant support

August 02, 2018 9:10 am

In the mountains of central Vietnam, a colossal pair of hands lifts a golden thread of walkway high above the clifftops, as if the mountain itself has sprouted limbs.

Exploring Vietnam's food, people and places

November 18, 2014 11:15 am

Vietnam lies on the map almost like a S-shaped dragon, living with its folklore and legends side-by-side with technology and contemporary nuances. Here’s a primer on its food, people and places. Literally called ‘descending dragon bay’ Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh Province has over 1600 islands and islets of limestone pillars. (Text and Images: Shiny Varghese)

Remembering Robin Williams, the boisterous comedy star

August 12, 2014 10:07 am

Robin Williams, a brilliant shapeshifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters like "Mrs. Doubtfire" or harness it into richly nuanced work like his Oscar-winning turn in "Good Will Hunting," died in an apparent suicide bid.