German Festival draws crowds in Ha Noi
The fourth annual German Festival in the capital city on Saturday attracted thousands of people.
Photography project promotes breastfeeding
The sacred feelings and sweet moments that mothers and babies share during breastfeeding are themes of ‘Pure and Sweet', a non-profit photography project on breastfeeding by Nguyen Bao Ngoc.
Central coastal town readies for summer vacation
The central Nghe An province's authorities said the new theme of the coastal town of Cua Lo in the summer vacation would be "Cua Lo Tourism: Order as Trademark".
Friendship, theme of Canon photo contest for kids
Some 500 children from six schools in HCM City took part in a photography contest called Photo Marathon Junior held last weekend as part of Canon's International Friendship Day.
IPU delegates share their views on Viet Nam
As part of the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly, a city tour around Ha Noi and a visit to the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo were organised for participants and their relatives.
Contest offers writers chance to experience New Zealand
A writing contest on discovering New Zealand launched in Ha Noi carries an all-expenses paid trip to the country as a grand prize.
US band joins free concert for youth
American trio Fugu will perform works of modern musicians like Miguel del Aguila, Maria Newman, Rebecca Clarke at the free monthly concert for young audiences at the HCM City Opera House tomorrow.
Sai Gon Cyclo Challenge raises $31,000 for disadvantaged kids
The 15th Sai Gon Cyclo Challenge held in Celadon City, Tan Phu District, last Sunday raised more than US$31,000 for activities and programmes to help educate disadvantaged children and give them a start in life.
Chile sommelier to visit HCM City
Marcelo Pino, Chile's most-talked about young sommelier, will take part in a Chile Wine Tour to introduce that country's wines in HCM City on March 31.
Thai Cultural Weekend opens
Visitors to a weekend Thai festival at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology can mingle with artistic dance performers and learn about the country's cuisine.
American fast food franchise makes longest sandwich in VN
American fast food franchise Subway yesterday (March 27) made a giant 18-metre submarine sandwich at its store in Kumho Asiana Plaza, the longest ever made in the country, to spread the message of a healthy eating style.
Bangladesh reflects on a year of development and progress
Bangladesh reflects on a year of development and progress

The general election held on January 5, 2014, to sustain the progress of parliamentary democracy in Bangladesh was a unique milestone. The grand alliance government in 2009-13 tenure succeeded in ensuring massive development in all sectors of the country through wholehearted co-operation of the people.

A good place to eat and shoot the breeze
A good place to eat and shoot the breeze

If you have a penchant for buffets and are looking to have your fill of dishes from several parts of the world in an ambience that also facilitates reunions, Nguyen Thanh Ha has a recommendation to make.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.

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