Musical show delves into population shifts
A musical show dealing with the fading of tradition as urbanisation approaches will be staged in Ha Noi on April 4 and 5.
Director Nguyen Hoang Diep's first feature film, entitled "Dap Canh Giua Khong Trung" (Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere), has won three prizes at the 29th Fribourg International Film Festival.
Reporters vote for annual music awards
About 70 reporters from across the nation voted for the Music Devotion Awards today at the Vietnam News Agency in Ha Noi and its branch office in HCM City.
VN, US artists to make chamber music
The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera's (HBSO) chamber music next Thursday, April 9, will feature top Vietnamese violinist Bui Cong Duy and the well-known Trio Fugu from the US.
Ha Noi artist wins honorable mention in int'l design awards
Nguyen Thu Thuy was awarded an honorable mention at the eighth annual International Design Awards held in Los Angeles.
Authorities in the central province of Nghe An have said the coastal town of Cua Lo will develop its own tourism trademark.
The third season of the American web television drama series House of Cards has just been introduced to Vietnamese audiences.
Photography project promotes breastfeeding
The sacred feelings and sweet moments that mothers and babies share during breastfeeding are themes of ‘Pure and Sweet', a non-profit photography project on breastfeeding by Nguyen Bao Ngoc.
Central coastal town readies for summer vacation
The central Nghe An province's authorities said the new theme of the coastal town of Cua Lo in the summer vacation would be "Cua Lo Tourism: Order as Trademark".
Friendship, theme of Canon photo contest for kids
Some 500 children from six schools in HCM City took part in a photography contest called Photo Marathon Junior held last weekend as part of Canon's International Friendship Day.
IPU delegates share their views on Viet Nam
As part of the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly, a city tour around Ha Noi and a visit to the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo were organised for participants and their relatives.
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.

A good place to eat and shoot the breeze
A good place to eat and shoot the breeze

If you have a penchant for buffets and are looking to have your fill of dishes from several parts of the world in an ambience that also facilitates reunions, Nguyen Thanh Ha has a recommendation to make.

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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.