Tale of Kieu published in Nom script
The latest edition of the epic poem entitled Truyen Kieu (Tale of Kieu) was released by Tre Publishing House and the Association of Kieu Studies' document department on November 24.
Culinary festival to offer int'l flavours
The annual food festival titled Taste of the World featuring Vietnamese and international dishes will be held at September 23 Park in HCM City from December 3 to 6.
Animated film heads to Oscars
Animated short film My Home, made by overseas Vietnamese Nguyen Phuong Mai, is among 10 movies nominated for the Best Animated Short Film Award at the 88th Academy Awards 2016.
Khmer festival takes to the water
Fifty-five teams from the Mekong Delta provinces of Soc Trang, Tra Vinh, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau and Kien Giang participated in the Long Boat Race Festival of the Khmer people in Soc Trang Province from November 23 to 25.
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Translator Vu Kim Ngan was among four people who recently received the Korean Literature Translation Awards.
Cai luong artisans awarded medals
Five gold medals were presented for the best cai luong (reformed opera) plays at 2015 National Professional Cai Luong Festival in the Mekong Delta city of Bac Lieu's Cao Van Lau Theatre on Monday.
HCM City focuses on climate change
Around 1,500 young people will gather at Cargo Event Space in HCM City today for "Power Up", an event to call for action against climate change.
Memoirs by wife of late Party General Secretary released
The memoirs of 98-year-old revolutionary Ngo Thi Hue, wife of late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh, has been released in HCM City to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Nam Ky (Southern) Uprising, November 11.
Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards announces winners
The first prize for the single photo category in the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2015 went to Dem hoa dang (Lantern Night at the Japanese-Covered Bridge) by Le Trong Khang.
Vietnamese-French music composer Dao dies in Paris
Vietnamese-French contemporary classical music composer Nguyen Thien Dao passed away in Paris at 11pm on November 20 (local time). He was 75.
Hai The Gioi resurfaces 60 years later
The film Hai The Gioi (Two Worlds) produced by the Tan Viet Nam Film Studio in France in 1953 and directed by Pham Van Nhan will be screened in Viet Nam this November, according to Blue Productions.
Oman celebrates 45th National Day
Oman celebrates 45th National Day

Every year on November 18, the Sultanate of Oman celebrates the anniversary of the blessed Renaissance Day, led by His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Allah bless him, and during the prosperous era of His Majesty, Oman has achieved many accomplishments in all political, economic and social aspects, which returned Oman to its pre-eminent position among nations, as a secured country enjoying political stability.

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.