Photos trace 20-year evolution of HCMC
An exhibition of dozens of pictures of HCM City taken over the last two decades by a photojournalist opened in the city's Phu My Hung area yesterday.
Vice-chairman of Ha Long People's Committee Tran Trong Trung said about 500 branches of Japanese cherry blossoms would be displayed in downtown Ha Long during an annual cherry blossom festival.
The first Vietnamese reality-TV contest for comic actors, the Cuoi Xuyen Viet (TransViet Laugh 2015) show, has chosen 12 contestants among a field of 1,000 for the final round to be televised in April.
Vietnamese and South Korean choirs will perform during a concert on Sunday at the Viet Nam National Academy of Music (VNAM)'s Grand Music Hall.
HCM City tourism day kicks off
The 11th HCM City Tourism Day 2015, themed "Impression of World Heritage in Viet Nam", kicked off yesterday (March 26) at Zone B, September 23 Park in the city's District 1.
Television concert to feature old songs
The monthly concert Giai Dieu Tu Hao (Melody of Pride) will be broadcast live tomorrow on Viet Nam Television's Channel 1, featuring the theme Dat Nuoc Loi Ru (The Country's Lullaby).
Ba Con Meo to reunite for Phuong Uyen concert
The Dau An (Milestones) monthly live show in HCM City next Saturday, April 4 will feature the most successful woman musician and singer in the last 30 years – Phuong Uyen.
Innovative teaching keeps heritage alive
Vietnamese and international cultural experts and educators gathered in Ha Noi for a seminar on the relationship between intangible cultural heritage and education for sustainable development.
Phan Chau Trinh Awards honour 97-year-old maestro
The Phan Chau Trinh Awards 2015 in HCM City on Tuesday recognised several talented musicians, most notably 97-year-old music teacher and researcher Nguyen Vinh Bao for his contribution to research and preservation of traditional southern music.
Smile! Temporary Art reveals a different world
Manzi is presenting the weird and wonderful world of Plonk&Replonk in an exhibition titled Smile! Temporary Art.
Music night to celebrate late composer Son
Heritage Space will host a music night dedicated to the late Trinh Cong Son, one of the most influential Vietnamese composers, on Friday night.
Bangladesh reflects on a year of development and progress
Bangladesh reflects on a year of development and progress

The general election held on January 5, 2014, to sustain the progress of parliamentary democracy in Bangladesh was a unique milestone. The grand alliance government in 2009-13 tenure succeeded in ensuring massive development in all sectors of the country through wholehearted co-operation of the people.

Where food takes on 'deeper meanings'
Where food takes on 'deeper meanings'

An unlikely cafe with an unusual menu and an unexpected story is building a community of people seeking to harmonise body and mind en route to inner peace. Hari Chathrattil has the story.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.