Wrestling bout bustles Hue village
Hundreds of people flocked to the 200-year-old ThuLe Village in Thua Thien Hue Province yesterday to enjoy a traditional wrestling competition.
Party features finest reggae music
Once a month, The Skank The Tank – the Reggae Sound System based in Ha Noi, provides the finest reggae selections from the early 60's to the future dub sounds at CAMA ATK.
Four seasons through the window
L'Espace will present an exhibition by artist Duong Thuy Duong from tomorrow through March 21.
French films screen next month
The Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) will host a series of French films in March. They include Et maintenant, on va ou (Where Do We Go Now?) which won the People's Choice Award at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, 2 Automnes 3 Hivers (2 Autumns, 3 Winters), Vandal and Les Beaux Jours (Bright Days Ahead).
British reggae star heads for Observatory
Two music nights featuring international and local musicians will be held at The Observatory on Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28.
Woman's Day event to support young girls
A fundraising event to support young girls will be held at Saigon Outcast on Woman's Day (March 8).
Singer to pay homage to composer in concert
Singer Giang Trang is holding her concert entitled Ha Huyen 2 (Dark Moon 2) at Ha Noi's French Institute next Saturday, following her successful Ha Huyen concert in 2012.
Adventurers to explore Son Doong Cave
Bookings by both domestic and international adventurers to explore the world's biggest cave, Son Doong in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, have reached 267 since the tour launched early this month.
Culture Vulture (25-02-2015)
Nguyen Van Phuoc, who lives in Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, has been a nature photographer for 30 years. He uses the acronym MPK, which stands for Michael Phuoc Khung.
Tet releases see soaring sales
Private film companies that sunk large amounts of money into making movies for release at Tet (Lunar New Year) saw high ticket sales, while theatres also had large crowds.
Ha Noi eateries return to normalcy
Most restaurants in Ha Noi's Old Quar-ter returned to business as usual yesterday, hoping for a prosperous year.
Painter brushes up memories
Painter brushes up memories

Australian painter George Burchett loves Viet Nam. After many years working and living in Viet Nam, Burchett even calls himself Vietnamese.

Sample Tet classics at Mangosteen
Sample Tet classics at Mangosteen

This Ha Noi restaurant is offering a special menu of dishes traditionally prepared to welcome the Lunar New Year. Ha Nguyen reports.

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Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises

It's hard to find ancient wild peach branches on sale in the northern mountainous province of Son La, due to their overexploitation by the local people.

Flower Road to be opened today Flower Road to be opened today

The Flower Road in HCM City's Ham Nghi Street will be opened to the public at 7pm today. Viet Nam News photographer Van Dat presents different images of the Flower Road, as seen through his lens.

Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist

Vietnamese consumers started 2015 with their confidence broadly unchanged after a tumultuous 2014, ANZ Bank Economist Glenn Maguire said in a recent report.

Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances

Viet Nam was among the top 10 countries in the world with the largest amount of remittances from abroad last year, with around US$12 billion, according to the Western Union company, which handles money transfers worldwide.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.