Martial arts book translated to French
For the first time, a Vietnamese martial arts book, titled "Lich su vo hoc Viet Nam" (the History of Martial Arts in Viet Nam), has been translated into French.
Bald pictures lift up cancer patients
A collection of photos of the shaved heads of young volunteers has gone on show in HCM City to support breast-cancer patients.
Contest asks for cultural photography
Davines Art Series No 4, the latest edition of Davines's annual global competition, has been launched as a film production/photography contest, titled Treasure the Beauty.
Russian-German musician Zedd tours the city
Russian-German electronic music producer and DJ Zedd will visit HCM City on August 7, opening his True Colours Asia tour to promote their latest album True Colours released this May.
French comedy Playing Dead at L'Espace
L'Espace will screen the 2013 movie Je Fais le Mort (Playing Dead) directed by Jean-Paul Salome tomorrow at 8pm.
Artists stage movement-based Hamlet
A wordless adaption of William Shakespeare's Hamlet will be staged at The Vista Walk from July 30 to August 2.
Electronic music show features US DJ
The Observatory will present an electronic music show featuring San Francisco-based DJ Dave Aju tomorrow.
Queer Disco celebrates first birthday party
On Saturday, CAMA ATK will host The Queer Disco Love Boat, a party to celebrate the first anniversary since Queer Disco debuted in the capital.
Acoustic music show to rock Manzi
Manzi Art Space will present Those Were the Days – a series of acoustic music shows featuring the best traditional singers and musicians of Ha Noi.
Stage for Vietnamese speak up their minds
A series of TEDx events will be officially held on August 8 in Ha Noi, offering opportunities for young Vietnamese to share and promote their creative ideas which are expected to leave a positive influence on the society.
Pianist wins German prize
Vietnamese pianist Luu Hong Quang won the second prize at the third Euregio Piano Awards in Geilenkirchen, Germany.
Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene
Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene

The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the pheno-menon.

A sartorial, culinary adventure in Hoi An
A sartorial, culinary adventure in Hoi An

Mulberry Garden Restaurant in Hoi An Silk Village offers the centuries old rich, traditional cuisine of the ancient town and Quang Nam Province.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 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".