Indonesian team wins choir contest
The 43-member PSM Unpar Tabela Harati choir team from Indonesia won the highest prize at the fourth Viet Nam International Choir Competition.
Poor sales spoil mood at Hue crafts festival
The Hue Craft Village Festival ended yesterday (May 3), after a six-day event in which 34 craft villages from around the country participated by displaying their handicraft skills and products.
Dong Nhi wins The Remix show
Dong Nhi was awarded the Special Prize at live music reality show The Remix's first season 2015 last night in HCM City.
Do Temple fest opens in Bac Ninh
Thousands attended the Do Temple Festival's opening yesterday, marking 1,005 years since King Ly Thai To, who began the Ly dynasty, took the throne.
The Vietnamese version of novel La Terre Gourmande by Belgian writer Jacques Danois has just hit bookstores throughout the country.
Lovers of Latin music can find live music from authentic Latin bands and remixes by DJs at UP Station, a cafe and bar that has been recently opened in downtown HCM City.
Emeritus artist Nguyen Anh Dung, a leading actor on the Vietnamese screen and former director of the Viet Nam National Drama Theatre, died on Thursday after suffering a stroke two months ago. He was 64.
Bubble festival entertains audiences in Ha Long
Fan Yang, the world-renowned bubble artist, dazzled thousands with his magical bubble performance at the two-day bubble festival held at Syrena Viet Nam in Halong Marine Plaza in the northern Quang Ninh Province this week.
A city that welcomes all with open arms
Writing about Ha Noi gives me immense pleasure.When I arrived here two and half years ago, I didn't know if I could ever love this place. It looked so strange, so indifferent. And it remained like that for a long time.
Veteran artist's war paintings on display in HCM City
A collection of portraits and posters from the Anti-American War in the south by veteran artist Le Lam is on show at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum.
Forty years on: Treasure each day of peace
Viet Nam News interviewed Architect Nguyen Huu Thai, who witnessed the historic, unconditional surrender of the Duong Van Minh cabinet to the Liberation Forces in Sai Gon this day 40 years ago.
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.

A trip to Hai Phong's past in Ha Noi
A trip to Hai Phong's past in Ha Noi

A couple who are passionate about Hai Phong have opened a series of restaurants that evoke nostalgia while enjoying the best street food found in the northern port city. Minh Thu eats down memory lane.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.