For over six centuries, Con Go has been a place to buy fresh seafood. At around 4 a.m. every day, fishing boats return to the shore after setting sail the previous afternoon. Since they cannot get into shallow waters, the seafood is taken ashore by coracles. … [Read more...] about Headlamps shine on a 600-year-old seafood market in central Vietnam
98 year old mother and 80 year old son
The market is open from 4 a.m. till noon. Customers have made it a habit to observe their surroundings before crossing the railway since a person, busy talking on the phone, got hit by a train three years ago, though not fatally. … [Read more...] about 70-year-old railway market in central Vietnam poses safety hazard
“However, depending on the living environment, the ‘maturity level’ of a person will be different from others’,” she said. “Parents considering me a kid, honestly, makes me feel uncomfortable, but I know that’s because they love me.” … [Read more...] about 18-year-olds in Vietnam – P1: Are they still kids to parents?
From the middle of January to the end of February, plum blossoms clothe the entire Na Ka valley in white, which is gradually dyed shades of plum until mid-April, when the harvest season offers visitors the experience of picking and tasting juicy plums fresh off the tree. … [Read more...] about Na Ka plum valley on Moc Chau plateau, Son La province
In May 2016, President Obama visited Vietnam and announced the lifting of a three-decade-old U.S. arms embargo on Vietnam. Obama said the move aimed to ensure Hanoi had access to necessary weapons for self-defense. This was a step that showcased the U.S.’s commitment to completely normalize relations with Vietnam, including defense relations. … [Read more...] about Vietnam-US relations: 25-year testament to realpolitik success