By Thai An
March 06, 2023 | 09:38
Renowned Japanese designer Kobayashi Eiko, founder of non-profit organisation Be-Japon, discussed with VIR’s Thai An about culture as symbolised in unique costumes that combine the typical traditional features of the Japanese kimono and Vietnamese ao dai.
By Tra My
March 06, 2023 | 09:28
Japanese ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio told VIR’s Tra My that culture will be an important factor in strengthening the relationship between the two countries. The Kimono - Ao dai Fashion Show will serve as the opening event for a chain of cultural exchange ahead of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between both countries this month.
By Viet Chung
March 06, 2023 | 09:17
BRG Group chairwoman Nguyen Thi Nga has a passion for promoting traditional and cultural values. She spoke to VIR’s Viet Chung about strengthening the cultural exchange between Vietnam and Japan, as well as the group’s other interests across sport, hospitality, and more.
By Duc Hanh
February 10, 2023 | 10:19
Tsafari’s ao dai collection is one of the most long-awaited ones for both local and foreign women in Vietnam. Founder and creative director Ho Tran Da Thao shared with VIR’s Duc Hanh her passion for the centuries-old Vietnamese carving art that helps her create a unique and elegant collection of shoes, bags, and other items.
By Thai An
February 10, 2023 | 10:05
Despite having a high-paying job in Japan, IT engineer Le Hoang Trung still cherishes the intention of returning to Vietnam to build a bespoke handmade shoe brand, satisfying the passion he has pursued for the past decade.
By Hoang Oanh
February 06, 2023 | 11:13
Nghiem Van Hung, owner of Van Hung Tailor, boasts nearly 50 years of experience. He spoke to VIR’s Hoang Oanh about his love for custom tailored suits and his desire to preserve the family business.
By Bich Ngoc
January 20, 2023 | 08:08
Opening the story with VIR, Kenneth M Atkinson said, "I am Vietnamese," and showed the reporter his ID card with the Vietnamese name Pham Kien Son.
By Bao Giang
January 19, 2023 | 14:23
Motherland for David Duong is the place to come back and pay it forward. After more than 40 years building businesses overseas, the CEO of both California Waste Solutions and Vietnam Waste Solutions longs to make a more meaningful contribution in his home
By Hong Dung
January 19, 2023 | 14:09
David Jimenez Maireles, deputy CEO of TNEX, the Vietnamese digital-only bank created by Maritime Bank, shared with VIR’s Hong Dung his life-changing mindset after coming to Vietnam to put on show his expertise.
By Tim Evans
January 19, 2023 | 13:45
The Year of the Tiger lived up in many ways to the attributes of the animal after which it is named. The tiger is known to be tempestuous yet calm, warm-hearted yet fearsome, courageous in the face of danger yet yielding and soft in mysterious, unexpected places.