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
Teaching 9 year old to ride bike
“If you remain afraid that I would get hurt and did not teach me how to walk, I would never know how to walk for my whole life,” he added. “If you remain afraid that I would fall and did not teach me how to stand up, I may never mature.” … [Read more...] about 18-year-olds in Vietnam – P1: Are they still kids to parents?
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
In his letter, Party leader and President Trong expressed his belief that in the spirit of putting aside the past, overcoming differences, promoting similarities and moving forward to the future, the comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the US will be further developed in an effective and sustainable manner, in the interest of the two peoples and contributing to peace, security and prosperity in the region and the world. Meanwhile, in his letter, President Trump affirmed that the United States maintains its commitment to further strengthening relations between the two countries on the basis of a shared vision of a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region, as well as respecting each other’s legal system and sovereignty. Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc and White House National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs Allison Hooker exchanged the leaders’ letters of congratulation at a reception marking 25 years of Vietnam-US diplomacy held … [Read more...] about Vietnam, US exchange congratulatory messages on 25 years of diplomacy
In a message commemorating the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-U.S. relations, Pompeo said: "In 2020, we mark a quarter century since the U.S. and Vietnam established diplomatic relations. It was a historic step - one that first required us to face the dark legacy of war between our two nations. Since then, we’ve built a friendship on common interests, mutual respect, and bold resolve to overcome the past and look toward the future." … [Read more...] about Vietnam-US relations: 25-year testament to realpolitik success