Seventeen artworks were sold for a total US$18,000 at an auction held at the Viet Nam National Museum of Fine Arts.
Stravinsky to conduct Nutcracker in Ho Chi Minh City
The HCM City Ballet, Symphony and Orchestra (HBSO) will perform the masterpiece Nutcracker, conducted by Marius Stravinsky, at the Municipal Opera House.
Children's books speak to the heart
The winners of a ‘writing for children' contest received their awards in Ha Noi yesterday.
Schools add Cor language to curriculum
The central province plans to introduce the language of the Cor ethnic group in the primary school curriculum in Nam Tra My and Bac Tra My districts.
Phu Tho revives Hung King culture
After years of dedicated work, half of the 326 Hung King relics found throughout Phu Tho province have been successfully restored.
VN, Korea singers to headline festival
Vietnamese and South Korean pop artists will perform at a festival jointly organised by the culture, sports and tourism ministry, the South Korean embassy and the Korean Association in Ha Noi.
Singapore opens National Gallery
More than 8,000 visitors attended the two-week long opening celebrations of the National Gallery Singapore.
Tea culture to shine at festival
A hundred years of northern Thai Nguyen province tea culture will be showcased at Thai Nguyen Tea Festival which begins tonight in downtown Thai Nguyen city.
Actors famous on social media deliver hit
For their romantic comedy hit Yeu (Love), the film studio Early Rises Media Group decided to invite young actors with millions of Facebook followers to play the leading roles in hopes of attracting high profits.
Fairy Land playground for HCMC kids
A large playground for children will be set up on December 26-27 at Sai Gon Exhibition and Conference Centre in District 7.
HCM City hosts Int'l Friendship Day
HCM City will host International Friendship Day 2015 with many activities for Vietnamese who have studied abroad and foreign students studying in Viet Nam on December 12.
American photographer finds soul, beauty in Vietnamese life
American photographer finds soul, beauty in Vietnamese life

For US photographer Lawrence D'Attilio, fate seems to have handed him many stories to share, a gift from Viet Nam.

Azuma impresses beyond presentation
Azuma impresses beyond presentation

Fresh, imported fish and local organic vegetables are plastered across the extensive menu at Azuma, an elegantly decorated Japanese restaurant in Ba Dinh, Ha Noi. Ha Nguyen reports.


Environmental issues hinder new rural areas Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls

Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises

Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.