Unicorns bring festival magic
Twenty days ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival, an event that children are eagerly awaiting in Viet Nam, craft shops and facilities in central Hue City are busy manufacturing unicorn heads, costumes and drums.
Vietnamese lions to roar again
In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.
Vietnamese writer leaves lasting legacy
Well-known Vietnamese writer Anh Duc died on Thursday in HCM City aged 79 after many years fighting illnesses.
The culture, society and people of the ASEAN countries will be the focus of an exhibition to be held at the Viet Nam National Library.
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.
A concert entitled Hair Sonata – When Her Hair Sings will feature a special violin with a bow made of real hair on September 4.
Two teams from Viet Nam will be competing in the Battle of the Year Break Dance Southeast Asian regional round at East Sea Park in the central Da Nang City next Friday.
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.
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.
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).
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.