Art injects confidence in kids
Colourful art by children from the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang is on display at an exhibition in the capital.
Ha Noi fest to screen experimental docs
A screening of work by young Vietnamese filmmakers spotlights new trends in creative documentary production.
Book profiles contemporary Vietnamese artists
Art and Talent, a new book by Dao Mai Trang that focuses on nine contemporary artists born in the 1980s, will be launched in Ha Noi tomorrow.
New Miss Viet Nam crown features plethora of natural pearls
A new design of the Miss Viet Nam crown was introduced at a press conference on Monday at the final round of the beauty pageant in the northern region.
Culture Vulture (22-10-2014)
The Ha Noi Open Exhibition, which Work Room Four Studio organised, has proven to be one of the main attractions in the capital city's art life this month.
Exhibition showcases handicrafts from Japan's Tohoku region
Vietnamese people can feast their eyes on the beauty and highly developed techniques of Japanese Tohoku handicrafts at an upcoming exhibition in HCM City and Ha Noi.
Calligraphy show celebrates Vietnamese Women's Day
Two Japanese calligraphers, along with a Vietnamese calligrapher who has been their tutor for nearly a year, are holding a joint exhibition titled Duyen (Predestined Affinity), displaying 60 of their works in HCM City.
Show depicts changing cultural norms
When the film Doc Than Tuoi 30 (30-Year-Old Single Women) was shown on the Today TV channel last week, many young women learned a valuable lesson about love and family values.
Statue set for national recognition
The central city of Da Nang has proposed that the Mukhalinga, a statue of the Hindu god Shiva that was unearthed at the My Son Sanctuary site in 2012, is officially recognised as a national treasure.
Autumn-winter show reveals design talent
The latest autumn-winter collection from leading designers and brands will be on show at the seasonal Ha Noi Fashion Week that opens this Friday.
Capital to host European language day
The fourth annual European Day of Languages will be held at the Goethe Institute on October 25.
Dutch master sees Viet Nam as future martial arts hub
Dutch master sees Viet Nam as future martial arts hub

The name of Dutchman Malte Stokhof has become familiar with Japanese martial artists in HCM City, not only because of his talent for Japanese sword fighting combat (Katori Shinto-ryu), but also for of his efforts to pass his passion on to local residents.

Gogi House brings ‘kimchi country' to City
Gogi House brings ‘kimchi country' to City

Enamoured of everything Korean - from hairstyles and fashion to music and dance - Vietnamese high school and university students regularly frequent restaurants offering Korean food. HCMCity's Gogi House, situated in a district where many South Koreans live, is popular with both locals and expats. Thu Anh reports.


Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.