ajf-2016-profiles-1Le Nam. Senior Reporter, Tuoi Tre newspaper, Ho Chi Minh City. Le Nam was a tour guide and history teacher before switching to journalism 17 years ago and now wishes he had made the change sooner. He wants to find out why so many Vietnamese come to Singapore for medical treatment, and will be examining various aspects of medical tourism.




Hoang Thuy Ha. Deputy head of the English News Desk at Vietnam News Agency. She wants to research the impact of social media on journalism, with a view to helping her organisation transition to becoming a multi-media agency.



ajf-2014-11Nguyen Phuong Thao. Journalist and producer with VTC16, Vietnam Agriculture & Rural TV Channel in Hanoi. Has done documentaries in Indonesia, Thailand.



AJF-2013-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-05Hoang Thuy Chung. Political reporter and editor at VietNamNet Newspaper, Hanoi, covering the activities of the ruling party, the National Assembly, the government and the ministries. Emphasizes on anti-corruption and administrative reform. Project: How media in Singapore promote social and political transparency and accountability to fight corruption.


AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-10Tran My Hang. Journalist, Tien Phong newspaper (Vietnamese), Hanoi, covering environment, science and IT. Project: Straits Times’ coverage of sensitive national issues.



AJF 2011Nguyen Thi Minh Huong. Head domestic opinion page, Viet Nam News. Writes on gender and development. Topic: Marital rape.




Khieu Thi Ngoc Lan. Reporter for Thanh Nien Daily Newspaper (Vietnamese), Hanoi. Also edits and manages the company’s sports and entertainment publication. Wants to study journalism and democratisation.


Le Thi Thanh Huyen. Social affairs editor at Rural Today Newspaper (Vietnamese), Hanoi. Plans to research innovation at the Straits Times.

Le Kim Thai. Journalist at Vietnam Economic Times (English), Hanoi. Plans to research media adapting to the internet.