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Owner of top pho restaurant in Hanoi share his secret to success

Pho is perhaps Vietnam’s most famous dish. Rice noodles served in a light but tasty broth, topped with beef or chicken and fresh herbs seems simple, but getting that right balance of flavours requires skill and precision. Nguyen Trong Thin is the owner of Pho Thin, one of Hanoi’s most renowned pho restaurants, which has been serving customers for nearly 40 years. He says the secret to his success is not only about the ingredients you use.

1 May 2019 - 3:36PM

Pho is perhaps Vietnam’s most famous dish. Rice noodles served in a light but tasty broth, topped with beef or chicken and fresh herbs seems simple, but getting that right balance of flavours requires skill and precision. Nguyen Trong Thin is the owner of Pho Thin, one of Hanoi’s most renowned pho restaurants, which has been serving customers for nearly 40 years. He says the secret to his success is not only about the ingredients you use.

Owner of top pho restaurant in Hanoi share his secret to success
How greedy brokers force thousands of Vietnamese workers to seek illegal work in Taiwan

Thousands of Vietnamese migrant workers are being lured to Taiwan by unscrupulous brokers peddling false promises of high wages and good living conditions. Many go missing, preferring a life in the shadows to one in bondage

7 Apr 2019 - 9:00AM

Thousands of Vietnamese migrant workers are being lured to Taiwan by unscrupulous brokers peddling false promises of high wages and good living conditions. Many go missing, preferring a life in the shadows to one in bondage

How greedy brokers force thousands of Vietnamese workers to seek illegal work in Taiwan
How Myra Tran’s voice carried from Vietnam’s Mekong Delta to American Idol

The Vietnamese 19-year-old’s audition brought judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan to their feet, but the young singer is no stranger to the pressures of talent competitions

11 Mar 2019 - 2:31PM

The Vietnamese 19-year-old’s audition brought judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan to their feet, but the young singer is no stranger to the pressures of talent competitions

How Myra Tran’s voice carried from Vietnam’s Mekong Delta to American Idol
Who says there’s no agreement in Hanoi? Trump and Kim made little progress at the summit, but locals are delighted

The summit between the US and North Korean leaders ended in disarray, but locals agree they want the tidy streets and new-found sense of order to stay – and that the events of the past week will live long in their memories.

1 Mar 2019 - 10:08AM

The summit between the US and North Korean leaders ended in disarray, but locals agree they want the tidy streets and new-found sense of order to stay – and that the events of the past week will live long in their memories.

Who says there’s no agreement in Hanoi? Trump and Kim made little progress at the summit, but locals are delighted
What Vietnamese people think their country can teach Kim Jong-un

Vietnam has enjoyed steady economic growth in the 30 years since its communist government embraced market reforms. It is now one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Here’s what Vietnamese people think North Korean leader Kim Jong-un can learn from their experience.

1 Mar 2019 - 5:46PM

Vietnam has enjoyed steady economic growth in the 30 years since its communist government embraced market reforms. It is now one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Here’s what Vietnamese people think North Korean leader Kim Jong-un can learn from their experience.

What Vietnamese people think their country can teach Kim Jong-un
Trump-Kim summit 2019: Hanoi puts its best food forward for culinary diplomacy

Journalists from around the world are in the Vietnamese capital to watch the US and North Korean leaders break bread and tackle denuclearisation, as the city serves up culinary specials to highlight its tourism potential.

27 Feb 2019 - 10:17PM

Journalists from around the world are in the Vietnamese capital to watch the US and North Korean leaders break bread and tackle denuclearisation, as the city serves up culinary specials to highlight its tourism potential.

Trump-Kim summit 2019: Hanoi puts its best food forward for culinary diplomacy
Can North Korea copy Vietnam’s economic miracle?

Hanoi’s economic and political reforms, or doi moi, are behind one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. But there is much to do before Pyongyang can follow suit – including getting Kim Jong-un to relax his iron hold on power

27 Feb 2019 - 11:36AM

Hanoi’s economic and political reforms, or doi moi, are behind one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. But there is much to do before Pyongyang can follow suit – including getting Kim Jong-un to relax his iron hold on power

Can North Korea copy Vietnam’s economic miracle?