Security fears snag Fansipan cable car
The world's longest three-rope cable-car system, extending from Lao Cai Province's Sapa Town to Fansipan peak, is expected to open in April.
Quang Binh may delay high cave fees
The Viet Nam Administration of Tourism has suggested Quang Binh Province postpone any increase in the price of entrance tickets to local caves.
Cultural activities to celebrate VN, EU ties
Vietnamese citizens under 30 can enter a writing contest to win a round-trip ticket to Brussels.
Photo show fetes VN-Hungary ties
A photo exhibition showcasing scenes from Viet Nam and Hungary took place yesterday in Ha Noi.
Asian Youth Jazz Orchestra to perform on February 3
A jazz concert celebrating the establishment of the Asian Youth Jazz Orchestra will be held on February 3 at the Viet Nam Youth Theatre.
New project promotes reading among primary school students
About 4,000 primary school students in the southern province of Binh Duong will get an opportunity to read books and participate in story-telling competitions this year.
LGBT community still afraid to come out to their families
While there is increasing acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community following many campaigns demanding equal rights, only half of LGBT people in the country come out to their families, a new survey has found.
VN, Thai filmmakers work on horror flick
Vietnamese-Thai actor and director Troy Le plays a leading role in new horror film Oan Hon, a joint Vietnamese-Thai production.
Spring concert to benefit music talents
A performance titled Concert for Spring, featuring the most talented musicians in Ha Noi, will be held tonight at 8pm at Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street.
Swiss-VN combo present italo
On Saturday, join Mercury from Switzerland and Ha Noi's local duo Vaggio for a night of soulful house, throbbing italo – a form of house music originating in Italy – and disco beats.
Pyjama reading party at Bookworm
On Sunday, February 1, Bookworm Too will present the event Reading in Pyjamas with Katie for children 4 to 9.
Indian woman on a mission
Indian woman on a mission

Pulamarasetty Padmavathi says she agree dimmediately when her husband sug-gested that they should move to Viet Nam to live even though she had never heard of the country before.

Fast tracking food from the sea to your plate
Fast tracking food from the sea to your plate

The freshest of seafood with advice and wisdom from veteran fishermen and locals on how to enjoy it the best await you in Da Nang. Hoai Nam gets somewhat tipsy in telling the story


Military helicopter crash kills four crew members Military helicopter crash kills four crew members

Four crew members were killed when a Viet Nam Air Force UH-1 helicopter crashed during a training exercise yesterday morning.

VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

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.

Ministry to tighten control over wild Ministry to tighten control over wild

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has urged relevant ministries and agencies to tighten management over centres that raise dangerous wild animals in order to ensure the safety of local people.