Vietnamese food restaurant ranks ranked 26th among the 100 best restaurants in New York

Monday, 08/05/2023 21:45
According to VOV, a Vietnamese food restaurant called “Mắm” has been ranked 26th among the 100 best restaurants in New York, as announced by The New York Times.
Vietnamese food restaurant ranks ranked 26th among the 100 best restaurants in New York 

The most exciting Vietnamese food in town currently comes from this tiny and irregular weekend pop-up. Exactly which exciting Vietnamese food the eatery will give you, though, is hard to say, the US newspaper wrote.

Last summer, Jerald Head and his wife, Nhung Dao, specialised in bún đậu mắm tôm, a Hanoi-style lunch of creamy homemade tofu, compressed cubes of vermicelli, blood sausage, and other treats meant to be dipped in a fermented shrimp sauce whose potent, fish-market smell can become a minor obsession.

More recently they’ve been selling more clam-and-noodle soup swimming with dill. The main dish is announced and sold a few days ahead online, but keep an eye out for the surprise appetizers on offer, according to The New York Times.

The food outlet was founded by Vietnamese citizen Nhung Dao and her husband Jerald Head.

Located in the southeast of Manhattan, their restaurant is open only from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays and from midday to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Each set costs US$32, equivalent to VND800,000.

Tatiana by Kwame Onwuachi of Japan tops the New York Times list, followed by Atomix of the Republic of Korea, and Le Bernardin of France.

The other establishments in the 100 best restaurants in New York are representatives of Italy, Puerto Rica, China, Thailand, and India.

Chip-based passports can be provided online, sent via post

The Government’s National Public Service Portal has by now integrated services to facilitate people in issuing new and exchanging chip-based passports, and receiving them via post, reported VNA.

Vietnamese passport (Photo: VNA) 

The move aims to provide more convenience to citizens and promote the transparency of public administration.

To perform this, Vietnamese citizens can access the portal at to make an online declaration, pay fees online and receive their passports by post.

Passport delivery process is carried out very strictly, with all information kept confidential. the Vietnam Post has increased the application of technology in all stages to shorten the delivery time.

Statistics show that as of the end of March, the corporation had delivered over 300,000 passports.

Vietnam ranks second in number of students in the RoK

The number of Vietnamese students in the Republic of Korea (RoK) ranks second, behind China, with 37,490 students as of April 1, VNA reported the statistics released by the Korea Educational Development Institute (KEDI).

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The figure not only comprises students in tertiary and post-tertiary establishments but also those in non-degree, language, and exchange courses.

The KEDI also reported that the total number of foreign students at universities in the RoK reached a record high of 166,892, which is predicted to continue rising in the near future.

The proportion of Vietnamese students in the RoK increased from 19% to 22.7% last year. However, the majority of them only enrolled in short-term non-degree courses. Among the 42,089 students in non-degree courses in all Korean universities, Vietnamese students made up the most with 11,025 people.

According to Korean experts, Vietnam is a place where many Korean corporations have invested, along with Korean cultural factors such as "K-pop" and the former coach of the Vietnamese national football team Park Hang-Seo, which also contributed to the steady increase in the number of Vietnamese students who love and come to the country.

The RoK's Ministry of Education (MOE) is building the "Study Korea Project" to attract foreign students. At the same time, it will also promote the establishment of a new agency in charge of supporting the attraction of foreign talents.

At present, Hanyang University records the largest number of foreign students with a total of 6,999, followed by Kyunghee University (6,912), Sungkyunkwan University (6,676), Yonsei University (5,926), and Korea University (4,739).

Nine out of ten universities in the RoK with the highest number of international students are in Seoul capital city.

Hanoi students win medals at Pangea Math World 2023

According to VOV, all seven students of Hanoi taking part in the Pangea Math World (PMW) 2023 in Berlin, Germany, have won medals, including five golds and two silvers.

Students of Hanoi pose for a group photo in Berlin, Germany (Photo: VNA) 

The gold medalists went to Tran The Phuc and Nguyen Tuan Minh of Hoang Hoa Tham Secondary School, as well as Nguyen Thai Duong, Luong Minh Nam, and Le Thanh Hai of Giang Vo Secondary School.

The silver medals were awarded to Nguyen Duc Than of Giang Vo Secondary School and Nguyen Mai Trang of Thang Long Secondary School.

Pangea Math World is an entertaining and challenging competition held for primary, secondary, and high school students.

With the motto "Mathematics connects", Pangea Math World brings together students from different continents with different social and educational backgrounds, who are interested in mathematics and have a talent for the subject. In addition, it helps to motivate them and share their experiences and enjoyment with others.

Founded in 2007, PMW has attracted the participation of more than three million students from different countries across the world. This year’s competition was held in Berlin from May 5-8.

Vietnamese culture promoted in Mongolia

The Vietnamese Embassy in Mongolia introduced the nation’s lands and traditional culture to international friends at the Spotlight International Art 2023 held in Ulaanbaatar on May 7, reported NDO.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Mongolia Doan Khanh Tam speaks at the event. 

Spotlight International Art 2023 aims to promote to a large number of people and international friends, the cultural characteristics of the participating countries, through games and folk art forms.

Addressing the event, the Vietnamese Ambassador to Mongolia Doan Khanh Tam thanked the Mongolian Culture Council and Mongol Art Gallery for creating an interesting and meaningful playground for countries and territories to come together and enhance cultural exchanges, and promote tourism cooperation.

He also emphasised the importance of cultural ties and humanistic exchanges held between countries and territories, as well as the role children play in creating the future.

Several videos introducing scenic spots, cultural beauty, and delicious cuisines of several regions and ethnic groups of Vietnam, were introduced at the event.

In addition, visitors also had the chance to take part in Vietnamese paper-cutting games and make paper handicraft products.

As part of this festival, embassies and representative agencies of countries and territories had the chance to present videos promoting their countries' tourism potential, strengths, and resources./.