Da Nang visitors get free postcards
The central city's Culture, Sport and Tourism department will launch the Da Nang Smiling City project as a part of tourism promotion next month.
Wildlife activism
Vietnamese pop diva Hong Nhung stares at a decomposing rhino carcass in the world-renowned Kruger Park in South Africa.
A group of eight motorcyclists from Australia plus several from other countries will join a 200km journey in Russian-made Ural sidecars from Ha Noi to Pu Luong nature reserve in Thanh Hoa Province on September 28.
Photographer Huu Nen has released a photo book to celebrate the 60th Liberation Day for Ha Noi on October 10.
Ha Noi's first environmentally friendly building, UN House, also known as Green One, is nearing completion in busy Kim Ma Street.
Italian painter's art captures everyday life in VN
Italian artist Barbara Pellizzari is displaying images of everyday life in Viet Nam with the perspective of a foreign painter at an exhibition that opened yesterday in Ha Noi.
German guitar duo to perform
Katona Twins, a classical guitar duo from Germany, will give a free concert at the HCM City Conservatory of Music on September 27.
Film experts to speak at City forum
Five film industry stalwarts, two of them from France, will speak about careers in movies at a conference at the Sai Gon International Film School today.
12 qualify for HTV's emcee contest
Twelve contestants have entered the final round of HCM City Television's 11th annual Nguoi Dan Chuong Trinh (The host) contest for emcees and television hosts.
Documentary narrates story of Khanh Hoa plane crash
The recent visit by the sole survivor of a plane crash that happened 22 years ago has inspired Vietnamese filmmakers to produce a documentary based on the incident.
Festival of Art to benefit Sa Pa artists
More than 50 artworks depicting the beauty of nature and rich ethnic culture in the picturesque hill town of Sa Pa will be on display at the Festival of Art starting on Sunday.
Chile marks national independence
Chile marks national independence

Today Chile celebratesanother National Independence Day; this year it will be the 204th anniversary of its independence.

‘Flower' restaurant serves substantial fare
‘Flower' restaurant serves substantial fare

This casual neighbourhood eatery offers affordable Japanese dishes made with Vietnamese ingredients. Duhwee Pham reports.


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 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.