China aims to distract public, pushes ahead with “Four Sha” scheme: expert

China is trying to distract the public from its current “Four Sha” scheme, Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, a research fellow at the Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation based in the... Read more »

Vietnam closely watches complicated situation in some ASEAN countries’ waters

Spokesperson of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang on Tuesday answered reporters’ questions about the recent complicated situation in some ASEAN countries’ territorial waters. Read more »

Vietnamese people condemn China’s violations in East Sea

Vietnamese people have strongly condemned China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called Xisha and Nansha districts on Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos. Read more »

Vietnam has full, undeniable sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagos

China’s establishment of the so-called districts of “Xisha” and “Nansha” in “Sansha” city, Hainan province, violates international law and Vietnam’s sovereignty rights over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel)... Read more »

Vietnam’s localities indignant over China’s establishment of Xisha, Nansha districts

People and authorities of Vietnam’s Da Nang city and Khanh Hoa province, which administer Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa districts, have voiced their indignation over China’s announcement of its... Read more »

Vietnam closely follows East Sea developments

Vietnamese functional agencies have closely watched developments in the East Sea, spokeswoman for the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang told reporters on Wednesday. Read more »

Lamb Rogan Josh

Indian spices are the secret to flavorful Indian cuisine. On today’s show, we’ll dig into Indian curry, an example of sophisticated use of a combination of different Indian spices in... Read more »

Google Doodle celebrates Banh mi

On March 24 nine years ago, the term Banh mi was added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Read more »

Vietnam: Asia’s new leading culinary destination

From simple home cooking to addictive street eats to modern Vietnamese, the delicious diversity of this country’s culinary scene is attracting foodies from all over the world. Read more »

Polish cuisine: Legacy of centuries-long recipes and quintessence of creativeness

Centuries-long legacy has formed Polish cuisine full of nutrition and the quintessence of eating and drinking from different circles of life. Read more »

Seven must-visit locations for coffee drinkers in Hanoi

Some coffee shops in the Old Quarter area that were also mentioned in the blog include Blackbird Coffee and Gấu Coffee and Bakery, which are emerging as the fairly beautiful... Read more »

Craft beer festival held in Danang to promote awareness on social and environmental issues

The beer festival is also a donation program, which is carried out following the popular Oktoberfest version, with all proceeds from sale of tickets to be donated to charity... Read more »