Film festival attracts long queues
Starting at 9am yesterday, hundreds of people queued up at the National Cinema Centre to get free tickets to the third Hanoi International Film Festival (HANIFF).
Swedish books inspire actor to produce $4-million movie
Vietnamese firm TNA Entertainments is producing a new movie adapted from the Swedish best-seller novels, Jag ar wanted (I'm Wanted) and Jag ar Daniel (I'm Daniel).
Work-songs seek UN stamp
Vietnamese work songs are in the running to become UNESCO symbols of intangible world heritage, along with 45 other cultural practices across the globe.
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Photographer Nick Ut received the Achievement in Photojournalism Award at the 12th Annual Lucie Awards in New York for his iconic portrayal of Napalm Girl Pham Thi Kim Phuc.
Good scripts make good films: experts
Young aspiring filmmakers learned about visual narrative from Vietnamese and international artists yesterday at a workshop during the third Ha Noi International Film Festival.
Vietnamese painter's work fetches record price at Christie's auction
An artwork by noted Vietnamese painter Le Pho has set an auction record for a Vietnamese artist at Christie's International, the Bloomberg reported.
VN Book of Records names largest collection of gold Oc Eo antiques
The Viet Nam Book of Records has recognised a collection of gold objects belonging to the Oc Eo – Go Thap culture as the largest of its kind in the country.
US comic book convention to come to HCM City in December
Comic Con, one of the largest comic book, anime, manga, cosplay, and gaming events in the US, will come to HCM City next month.
Israeli exhibition shows VN's beauty
Israeli lawyer Alon Samuel, who travelled all over Viet Nam in 2011, is displaying photos from the trip at an exhibition on Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Road.
Pop bands compete for annual prize
After a year of taking the country's music by storm, four pop bands in Ha Noi and HCM City are becoming new music icons for many young people.
Record holders get doctorates
The World Records University has offered an Honorary Doctorate degree to two Vietnamese record-holders.
British expat to reach his peak on Ba Vi Mountain challenge
British expat to reach his peak on Ba Vi Mountain challenge

Viet Nam's capital city was just one of the destinations on David Lloyd's original itinerary, although he and his wife thought they would stay for about nine months soon after they got married.

New Tadioto menu recalls old memories
New Tadioto menu recalls old memories

A dream turning true for a journalist turned hedonist chef, the Tadioto Bar offers culinary creations that deftly traverses different continents. Lucy Sexton is both satiated and transported to nostalgic cravings.

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Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.