Filmmaker's first work competes at In't fest
An independent film Dap Canh Giua Khong Trung (Flapping in The Middle of Nowhere) will be screened at the 71st Venice Film International Festival from August 27 to September 6.
Visual installation rethinks math sheets
A unique get together between world famous Vietnamese mathematician Ngo Bao Chau and visual artist Ly Hoang Ly has ended up in a display in downtown Ha Noi.
Critics complain young artists lack creative spark
Veteran artists have expressed some anxiety about the quality of sculptures by young artists at a recent seminar organised by the Viet Nam Fine Arts Association in Ha Noi.
Farmers' photos reveal impact of dams and deforestation
Eighty-six photos taken by farmers in areas affected by hydro-electricity power dams were on display in Tu Tuong park yesterday to raise awareness on the need for environmental protection.
Da Nang launches virtual fireworks competition
The central city of Da Nang is set to hold a fireworks competition with a difference: instead of lighting up the night sky, it will explode onto computer screens.
Nearly 200 artefacts and documents related to the Cham people's traditional craft villages in the central province of Ninh Thuan are on display at an exhibition that opened on Wednesday at the Southern Women's Museum in HCM City.
‘Prince of Romance' woos Ha Noi
Richard Clayderman, one of today's most prolific easy-listening pianists, will perform for the first time in Viet Nam next month.
HCM City to host international event for children
About 200 children from Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos are expected to attend a special exchange programme to be held from July 28 to August 1 in HCM City.
Japanese, VN artists usher in summer
A group of Japanese and Vietnamese artists in HCM City is showcasing works in oil and lacquer, watercolours and mixed media, as a greeting to summer.
Film offers insight into German psyche
German documentary Berg und Tal (Mountain and Valley) will be screened at the Goethe Institute in the city tonight.
Hanoian Trio to show off instrumental tunes
The newly-founded Hanoian Trio consisting of cellist Ha Mien and composers Luu Hoang and Kien Cuong will perform at the Manzi Art Space tomorrow night.
Peru, VN deepen relationship
Peru, VN deepen relationship

To mark the National Day of the Republic of Peru on July 28, Luis Tsuboyama, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Peru wrote to Viet Nam News.

A veritable feast from the southeast
A veritable feast from the southeast

Beef is the standout specialty of the Sau Sanh Restaurant: barbequed ribs, hotspots and grilled dishes that attract diners from near and far. My Duyen samples the fare with relish.

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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.