Hoan Kiem through the lens
A photo exhibition featuring 12 photos of Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake) sceneries is opening at Hoan Kiem Lake Cultural Information Centre in downtown Ha Noi.
Universe beckons beauty queen
Pham Thi Huong overcame 43 other candidates to be crowned Viet Nam Miss Universe 2015. The 24-year-old from Hai Phong won the competition in Nha Trang on Saturday night.
Japanese films to hit screens
The best works of the Japanese movie industry will be screened during the annual Japan Film Festival to be held in HCM City, Ha Noi, and Da Nang this month.
Dance show for all shapes and sizes
Weighing 129 kilos, Ngo Thuy Tien thought it would be difficult to move on the dance floor, but she has developed a passion for the performing arts.
Cung Sanh Buoc exhibition features works about nature
Eleven popular artists of the 5P Artist Club will exhibit works at the "Cung Sanh Buoc" (In Steps Impression 4) at IDECAF tomorrow.
Park Hyatt Saigon, Elyx present Art in the Park
Park Hyatt Saigon in partnership with Absolut Elyx will organise a contemporary art project, Art at the Park, on October 9 at the Guest House in HCM City.
Vietnamese photographers snap up international awards
Photographers Dang Ke Duc and Dang Ke Dong from the central province of Quang Nam won gold and silver medals for their colour photos at the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) awards in Serbia.
Museums receive paper art training
Conservators from local museums, fine arts colleges and fine artwork preservation centres will attend a short training course on paper artwork restoration from October 5 to 9 in Ha Noi.
ABC channel to broadcast in VN
ABC's Australia Plus TV (A+ TV) will start broadcasting in Viet Nam via VTV Cable channel 199 and FPT ONEtv channel 177 from today.
Fundraiser for soldiers in HCM City
Dozens of singers and theatre artists will perform in a cultural exchange at the HCM Television Theatre on Sunday to raise funds for soldiers stationed in frontier areas and on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Free English camp held for city youth
Children and young people in HCM City have been invited to participate in the English Camp 2015 launched by the city's Student Association, in co-operation with its partners, this weekend.
VN, South Korea partner up
VN, South Korea partner up

In the span of just over 20 years, both the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Viet Nam have emerged as important partners in all aspects – political, economic, socio-cultural – of bilateral relations.

A culinary gem stationed By the Beach
A culinary gem stationed By the Beach

Perched on the shore of its own private bay, By the Beach serves up breathtaking views with a commitment to sustainability and mouth-watering fresh seafood. David Mann reports.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.