“Funny”, “friendly” and “very handsome” are the first words that many people in Viet Nam, especially girls, say when they talk about Saleem Hammad after meeting him in real life or seeing him on television.

An outside perspective on life in Hanoi
9/3/2016 6:45:00 AM (GMT+7)
Having moved to Hanoi a few months ago, Mai Kathryn Brand shares her first impressions on life in the capital.

French artist takes inspiration from Vietnam embroidery
8/12/2016 3:49:00 PM (GMT+7)
French contemporary artist Lionel Descostes recently came back to Vietnam from a solo exhibition in Bangkok where he showcased his handmade embroidery pieces, which are the result of his years’ work in Vietnam.

Frenchman falls for VN coffee
5/8/2016 10:35:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Coffee, one of Viet Nam’s worldwide renowned specialties, was introduced to the country in 1875 by the French during their colonialisation of Indochina. Coffee plantations were located in the Central Highlands

Pioneering Japanese florist from Da Lat City
5/8/2016 6:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 A Japanese entrepreneur who studied agronomy and horticulture has brought his dream of following in his father’s footsteps and operating a floral growing and distribution business to life.

Belgo-French duo opens marketplace for Vietnam artisans’ products
5/4/2016 6:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Belgo-French duo Bernard Seys and Lous Adrien Fabre have initiated an idea to bring bespoke products by Vietnamese artisans directly to customers all over the world via their newly-launched marketplace Efaisto.com.

A veteran’s son fulfills his dad’s dream of revisiting Vietnam
4/23/2016 6:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
The Washington Post ran an article about the trip to Vietnam by the son of a US Marine veteran of the Vietnam War who had always wanted to return to see what he called Vietnam as “the most beautiful country on Earth” at peace.

Vietnam: Returning to a country I have loved since I was 16 years old
3/5/2016 6:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Maybe you don't know this about me, but I was against the Vietnam War when I was a teenage girl living in Franklin Square, Long Island.

Hoi An sells unique bamboo bikes
2/18/2016 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A man in the central province of Quang Nam has been making big money from building bamboo-framed bikes which have attracted many foreign customers.

Culinary passion
12/28/2015 9:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – With a passion for food, CEO of KAfe Group, Dao Chi Anh is working to spread her brand across Vietnam with the rapid expansion of the chain.

Bamboo bicycles create industry buzz
12/27/2015 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Pham Minh Tri, an engineer, has built dozens of elegant bicycles from bamboo. He plans to export the products to Australia, Germany and Hong Kong.

Expat finds diving paradise
11/28/2015 9:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Tourists visiting the old city of Hoi An in central province of Quang Nam rarely miss a chance to explore the Cham Islands with their terrestrial and aquatic marine ecosystem.

Alternative medicine in Vietnam works
11/22/2015 3:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Acupuncture which dates back more than two thousands years in Asia, continues to have a positive impact on patient’s lives. Vietnam is considered one of the world’s leading countries when it comes to acupuncture treatment.