Top Army singer to perform live
Meritorious Artist Thanh Thuy of the Military Zone 7 Art Troupe, one of the most popular singers of traditional and revolutionary music, will perform live in HCM City on May 2 for the Reunification Day celebrations.
Da Nang set for world fireworks champs
The South African team, newcomers to the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, will perform the curtain-raiser on April 28, said the organising committee at a media briefing yesterday.
Vietnamese author crosses US to forget
A young Vietnamese woman, who almost killed herself after losing the love of her life, travelled alone across the US hoping it would be cathartic, and the result is Qua Tre De Chet – Hanh Trinh Nuoc My (Too Young to Die – American Journey), an autobiography released this week.
Glittering line-up for Beethoven's ninth
Some of Norway's top orchestral musicians and internationally famed opera artists like Siri Torjesen, Magnus Staveland, and Cho Hae Ryong will join the HBSO Symphony Orchestra and Choir for concerts at the HCM City Opera House on May 8 and 9.
An exhibition, entitled The Silent World, was on display at Laguna Lang Co in the central province's Lang Co town yesterday.
For all the foodies out there, the Ha Noi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched a website on Wednesday devoted to cataloguing food in-and-around Ha Noi.
Farmer discovers lithophone in Quang Binh
The general museum of the central Quang Binh Province yesterday announced the discovery of a lithophone.
Vietnamese woman, 122, is world's oldest living person
A 122-year-old Vietnamese woman, Nguyen Thi Tru, is the world's oldest living person, the World Record Association (WRA) has said.
Quang Binh to focus on cave tourism
The central province of Quang Binh has a lot of development potential in the tourism sector yet, some say, it should hold back and concentrate on one or two attractions to build up its own tourism trademark.
Sitting tug-of-war is a national heritage
An unusual game, the sitting tug-of-war, has been listed as a National Intangible Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients
A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination will be shown at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in HCM City on April 23.
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam

I have the pleasure to celebrate once again the Independence Day of the State of Israel here in Viet Nam. This year, for our 67th anniversary, I would like Vietnamese to discover the diversity of Israel.

Serving steaks you can't beef about
Serving steaks you can't beef about

An importer of foodstuff from Korea, Australia and the US is following up on his desire to serve quality food in a warm atmosphere at reasonable prices. Bui Hoai Nam reports from Da Nang City.

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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.