Pop star to perform free concerts
Early next month more than 20,000 screaming fans will be able to catch sight of pop idol My Tam, known as Queen of Pop.
Exhibition pays tribute to patriotic late general
An exhibition of more than 200 books and other documents that honour the life and career of the late General Le Trong Tan opened on Tuesday at the Viet Nam Military History Museum.
A walk into colonial history
Anyone interested in learning about the evolution of colonial architecture in Ha Noi is invited to join a city walk on Saturday hosted by the Friends of Viet Nam Heritage. The number of walkers is limited to 20.
A disc jockey known as the archaeologist of African vinyl, Frank Gossner, will create a festival of the continent's sounds for the CAMA ATK Bar at the weekend.
Ha Noi's Urban Flea Market will return to Hanoi Rock City on Sunday, offering open-air shopping where a cross -section of society gathers to buy or sell new and used treasures.
Vin Gallery will offer items for sale during an art market celebrating Halloween on October 11 at The Cube Bar Saigon.
A dance workshop with Emily Navarra will be held at Zero Station on October 4-5 and October 11-12.
After nine regional qualifying rounds of the Chiec Thia Vang (Golden Spoon) Awards 2014, nearly 250 dishes – both traditional and modern – have been chosen to be included in the Viet Nam cuisine map, according to contest organisers.
Duong Quoc Trung, a third-year student of Ha Noi-based British University, won first prize in a writing contest organised by the Peruvian Embassy and the Ministry of Education and Training.
Largest art show with 3D technology organised
The largest-ever art show, gathering the most famous artists in the country and staged by directors and technicians from Singapore and Malaysia, will be held at Thong Nhat Palace here on October 11.
Festival to showcase Swedish films in Ha Noi
The Swedish Film Festival will show films free of charge for the people in Ha Noi this weekend.
Germany marks anniversary
Germany marks anniversary

Last year was an eventful year for both our countries. Germany won the football world championship after 24 years, and I would like to thank all Vietnamese who supported the German team!

BOOCiti launches forward-thinking cafe
BOOCiti launches forward-thinking cafe

Boo Cafe, the next frontier of the Boo brand, brings a community-oriented perspective to Ha Noi's see-and-be-scene. Lucy Sexton reports.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival 2    VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.