Fishing for flavour
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg invites Vietnamese elders to try some food prepared with Norwegian salmon (right photo). Vietnamese chefs prepare the fish in various Norwegian and Vietnamese fusion dishes at the intersection of Hang Khay and Ba Trieu near Hoan Kiem Lake yesterday during lunchtime.
US celebrity Demi Lovato to sing in HCM City
American singer, actress, and songwriter Demi Lovato will be guest singer in a music event in HCM City next month, multimedia company YAN Group has said in a release.
War-time tunnel unearthed
A war-time tunnel has been discovered in a garden in Binh Giang Commune in the central province of Quang Nam's Thang Binh District.
An exhibition on old Vietnamese publications will take place in Ha Noi today to celebrate the 150-year anniversary of the Vietnamese language press.
The international dance training school Dancenter will stage a show called Celebration featuring 200 dancers at the Youth Cultural House in early June.
Indian New Year gala in HCM City
There is no single Indian New Year, but Indians living in HCM City celebrate UTSAV every year in mid-April, when it is indeed New Year in many parts of that country.
Project provides free playgrounds to Ha Noi children
A free mobile playground will be provided to children in the old quarter of Ha Noi on Saturday evenings from today (17 April) till June 27.
Minorities hold development forum
To celebrate the annual cultural day of Viet Nam's ethnic groups, representatives of their communities met in Ha Noi to launch of a seminar and exhibition titled I Believe I Can – Changes from the Community.
Female DJs look to create network
A class for female DJs will take place in Ha Noi this weekend with the hopes of building a network of female music professionals.
Expat artist exhibits lacquerware
American expat artist Heather McClellan will present her Vietnamese-inspired lacquer artworks at the Flex exhibition, which opens in Ha Noi from today.
Book Day to be held in HCM City
The annual Vietnamese Book Day will open on Saturday in HCM City, featuring a book fair and exhibition as well as talk shows.
Volunteer teaches blind youths
Volunteer teaches blind youths

Julien Desrousseaux tries his best to pronounce the sentence in Vietnamese to greet his students at Nguyen Dinh Chieu Secondary School before his English classes start.

Soul food from Hong Kong and Shanghai
Soul food from Hong Kong and Shanghai

Sip a cup of tea, watch boats dock at the harbour, and revel in the tastes of Hong Kong and Shanghai dim sum at one of HCM City's newest restaurants. Hoang Ha reports on the experience.

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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.

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