Viet Nam seen through French lenses
The French School of Asian Studies (Ecole Francais d'Extreme Orient - EFEO) and the Museum of Fine Arts of HCM City are jointly holding the exhibition Viet Nam Through a Lens consisting of 100 photographs selected from a collection of more than 50,000 old photos of the Vietnamese collection at EFEO.
The heart of Italy can be found in central Ha Noi
I feel honored to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the found-ing of the Republic of Italy and the 42nd anniversary of Italian-Vietnamese relations.
Korean dancers revive a legend
South Korean dance professors Jung Sun Goo and Chun Yoo Oh have collaborated with the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera to revive a moving Vietnamese legend about Princess My Chau, her love and the Magical Bow pitfall.
VN, Kiwi students design ‘fusion' garments
Twenty students from Viet Nam and New Zealand have begun working on the first fashion collaboration project between the two countries.
Son Doong Cave gets top promotion
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh will promote Son Doong tourism during his visit to Singapore for the 28th SEA Games.
A short animated cartoon making contest was launched for amateur and professional filmmakers by the South Korean Cultural Centre yesterday.
Discover Nha Trang with five stars
Travellers can now explore Nha Trang Bay on a five-star cruise, which has been named one of the 29 most beautiful bays in the world.
Vietnamese boy wins Google doodle contest
Google users accessing the website today will see its familiar symbol replaced by a colourful doodle bearing the image of the traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) in Viet Nam.
A cool escape
People enjoy Viet Nam's longest water slide, set up temporarily at the Vinhomes Riverside residence area in Ha Noi's Long Bien District.
French artists explore the human condition
An exhibition of new work by two French artists Nadege David and Sandrine Llouquet about the "poetic dimension to our human condition" has opened at Galerie Quynh.
Stone axes found in Da Nang
An archeological team from Viet Nam Archaeology Institute found five stone axes believed to come from the 3,000-year-old Sa Huynh Culture at a Khue Bac communal house garden in the central city.
Equity: something to work for
Equity: something to work for

To mark Argentina's National Day, I would like to refer to events that took place on May 25, 1810, when the first Argentine National Government was formed, politically independent from Spanish colonial rule. This achievement initiated a long process that culminated in our organisation as a nation.

Sushi for seafood lovers worth the price tag
Sushi for seafood lovers worth the price tag

Sometimes your son's sudden cravings can lead you to a tasty discovery. Thanh Ha recounts her colourful, fish-filled meals at Sushi Kei, a new restaurant in Vincom Centre.

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VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 1    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

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.

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