Although Mr. Pham Minh Ton did not go to college, he has been able to provide 50 “made in Thanh Hoa” handicrafts for American.
Vast amounts of driftwood and rubbish pile up at Cua Dai beach in the south-central province of Quang Nam in flood season every October, costing the much-favoured coastal destination time and money in cleaning up.
Bodhi leaves, which at first glance appear to be lifeless, become ‘storytellers’ and have even helped hundreds of people have a livelihood thanks to Mr. Hoang Thanh Phuong's skilled hands.
While most people would just simply throw away their used lottery tickets and paper calendars, a grandmother in Bình Dương Province is using them to make colourful 3D origami models.
Tuy An district is a coastal district in the south central province of Phu Yen, which is baked in sun and wind all year round.
Nguyen Quoc Su’s embroidery business used to provide jobs for a hundred employees and his store in the Old Quarter welcomed throngs of foreign tourists and buyers.
Khai Thai Cooperative in Hanoi is the first Vietnamese business producing fibers from banana stalks. The products have gained favour from overseas markets.
Weeks before the lunar New Year (Tet holiday), craftsmen of Thanh Ha pottery village were busy making buffalo statues – the mascot of the new lunar year to serve customers.
Trays featuring food from the country’s three regions and various offerings for the Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet, have been vividly created using clay by an artisan in Ho Chi Minh City.