Holiday destination overflowed
Beautiful scenery, affordable prices and pristine beaches draw the holiday-seekers.
Youth strike gongs to preserve their culture
Youths from many villages in Yang Bac Commune, Dak Po District in Gia Lai Province, are raising funds to preserve and promote gong culture.
Pop singer's solo show celebrates reunification
Popular pop singer Duc Tuan will stage a solo performance in HCM City tomorrow night, singing popular revolutionary songs to celebrate the country's Reunification Day on April 30.
Cultural events lead to fireworks competition
An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.
Concert promotes experimental music
A contemporary music concert will be organised by Parallel Asteroid and young musicians of the Dom Dom Experimental Music Centre at the French Cultural Centre L'Espace tomorrow.
Central province to purchase hydrofoil for island travel
Authorities in central Quang Tri Province have agreed to purchase a hydrofoil for commuting to Con Co Island, in an attempt to boost ocean and island tourism.
Bookfest fosters the reading habit
On a small stage decorated minimally with a bamboo bed and a house made out of a carton with a thatched roof, a group of students from To Hoang primary school performed the play Su Tich Cay Vu Sua (The Legend of the Star Apple Tree), adapted from the folk tale of the same name that they studied in school.
Old Quarter history on public display
The formation and development of Ha Noi's Old Quarter, one of the last traditional handicraft and trading areas in Southeast Asia, is being featured at an exhibition in the capital's downtown.
Fishing for flavour
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg invites Vietnamese elders to try some food prepared with Norwegian salmon (right photo). Vietnamese chefs prepare the fish in various Norwegian and Vietnamese fusion dishes at the intersection of Hang Khay and Ba Trieu near Hoan Kiem Lake yesterday during lunchtime.
US celebrity Demi Lovato to sing in HCM City
American singer, actress, and songwriter Demi Lovato will be guest singer in a music event in HCM City next month, multimedia company YAN Group has said in a release.
Volunteer teaches blind youths
Volunteer teaches blind youths

Julien Desrousseaux tries his best to pronounce the sentence in Vietnamese to greet his students at Nguyen Dinh Chieu Secondary School before his English classes start.

Soul food from Hong Kong and Shanghai
Soul food from Hong Kong and Shanghai

Sip a cup of tea, watch boats dock at the harbour, and revel in the tastes of Hong Kong and Shanghai dim sum at one of HCM City's newest restaurants. Hoang Ha reports on the experience.

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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.