Festival honours young arts talent
Various artworks ranging from paintings, graphics, video to installation arts are on display at the Young Fine Arts Festival 2014 that opened on Tuesday in Ha Noi.
Brazil marks 25 years of friendship
The celebration of our Na-tional Day in 2014 is a special one as we also celebrate 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Brazil and Viet Nam. In 1994 the Brazilian Embassy was inaugurated in Ha Noi, followed in 2000 by the inauguration of the Vietnamese Embassy in Brasilia. Since then bilateral relations have expanded and the ties of friendship and co-operation intensified.
HTV airs Heroic Mothers documentary
HCM City Television (HTV) is running a documentary series on the lives of 100 Vietnamese Heroic Mothers who lost children in the war.
A photo book depicting late President Ton Duc Thang has been released on the occasion of his 126th birthday and the 69th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and Independence Day (September 2).
Anyone interested in helping disabled people is invited to join a short film contest organised by the HCM City Disability Research and Capacity Development Centre.
Twenty six ca tru (ceremonial singing) troupes from across the nation will gather at a festival hosted by the Viet Nam Institute of Musicology from August 26-29 in Ha Noi.
A national photo contest with the theme Swedish Innovations through Vietnamese Lenses was officially launched on Wednesday to mark the 45th anniversary of Sweden-Viet Nam diplomatic relations.
Canadian Embassy launches competition for school students
The 2014 edition of the educational competition entitled Explore Canada from A to Z has been launched, with trips to Canada being promised to its winners.
Make it a unicorn
Twenty days ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival, an event that children are eagerly awaiting for in Viet Nam, craft shops and facilities in central Hue City are busy manufacturing unicorn heads, costumes and drums.
Photo contest launched to feature Swedish innovations
A national photo contest with the theme Swedish Innovations through Vietnamese Lenses was officially launched yesterday to mark the 45th anniversary of Sweden-Viet Nam diplomatic relations.
German DJ brings beats to HCM City
The Goethe Institute and Heart Beat Saigon will present a performance by German music producer and DJ Schleep Geist at the Cargo Bar on September 5.
Bridge-building volunteer forges links with community
Bridge-building volunteer forges links with community

An elderly Danish citizen has demon-strated that building bridges can not only connect localities, but also communities around the world.

Tay Ho eatery serves up Polish with flair
Tay Ho eatery serves up Polish with flair

One of the newest additions to trendy Tay Ho District, Pyza upgrades Poland's traditional meat-and-potatoes fare. Elisabeth Rosen reports.

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Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak 1    Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak

People from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in the last 21 days, will have to sign a medical declaration before entering Viet Nam from August 15.

Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs 2    Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs

People who earn their PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) abroad on State budget money, often return home to find their employment chances are relatively dim.

Elephants at risk in Dak Lak 1    Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

Elephant numbers are falling rapidly in Dak Lak Province and local authorities are struggling to protect the giant animals from the threat of extinction.

Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia 2    Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia

Mui Ne beach in the central province of Binh Thuan has been rated by travel guide Canadian Travellers as one of the 11 most beautiful beaches in Southeast Asia.

New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September

The Ship Institute at the University of Nha Trang and the Yanmar Company of Japan last Saturday launched a composite-hulled tuna fishing ship in Nha Trang City.