Central region chefs to test their skills
The central city will host the central and north-central region qualifiers for the annual Golden Spoon Awards today and tomorrow (August 4 and 5) at the Golden Phoenix Conference Centre.
VN-German man wins Vietnam Idol
Vietnamese-German Trong Hieu, 23, won the Vietnam Idol contest on Sunday night backed by anover-whelming vote from the audience.
Youth take on sensitive topics via camera lens
A documentary film about domestic violence won Best Documentary at the 2015 Golden Lotus Bud Awards.
Striped Project has attracted hundreds of participants since it was initiated by a group of high school students in Ha Noi in June 2014.
Vietnamese-German man wins Viet Nam Idol contest
Vietnamese-German youth Trong Hieu beat his female rival Bich Ngoc to win the Viet Nam Idol contest last night, after receiving the overwhelming majority vote from the audience.
Experts warn of losing touch with mediumship
Researchers have been working to find a way to protect and preserve authentic hau dong, a medium ritual used in the northern religion of Dao Mau, which worships the Vietnamese deity of Mother Goddess.
Walk it out
Transgender models present creations by designer Carol Tran during the fashion and music show Happy Colour on Saturday at the Giang Vo Exhibition Centre.
Famous figures tower over City artist's sculpture garden
Located in a small al-ley in District 10 in HCM City, the garden in the small house owned by sculptors Nguyen Sang and Lai Thi Kim Thanh is like an outdoor museum, featuring 500 statues of famous figures, both Vietnamese and foreigners.
Accomplished young singer records animal-centric album
Composers Nguyen Hong Thuan and Nguyen Dan recently introduced their album for children featuring the voice of 9-year-old singer Nguyen Ngoc Bao An.
TEDx lets youth speak out
A series of TEDx events will be officially held on August 8 in Ha Noi, offering opportunities for young Vietnamese to share and promote their creative ideas which are expected to leave a positive influence on the society.
Martial arts book translated to French
For the first time, a Vietnamese martial arts book, titled "Lich su vo hoc Viet Nam" (the History of Martial Arts in Viet Nam), has been translated into French.
Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene
Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene

The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the pheno-menon.

Salty, sweet ribs and rice will bring you back
Salty, sweet ribs and rice will bring you back

Located on the Old Quarter's bustling Dao Duy Tu Street, Com Suon (grilled pork ribs served with rice) is constantly crowded because of it's famous ribs and reasonable prices. It's perfect followed by a cold cup of fruity tea. Minh Trang reports.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".