VN film to be screened at Prague fest
A drama directed by Phi Tien Son will be screened at the fourth ASEAN-Prague Film festival to be held in Prague, the Czech Republic, from September 8 to 12.
Revolutionary press on display
Many French and Vietnamese language press dispatches in the period of resistance against the French will be displayed at an exhibition beginning today in Ha Noi.
Ha Noi to host second-hand book festival this weekend
Book lovers will have a chance to buy rare second-hand books at a special festival to be held in the capital this weekend.
New musical, documentaries to celebrate Vietnam's National Day
A new film programme will air on Viet Nam Television to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Day on September 2, next week.
Vietnamese artist tops Korean cartoon competition
Viet Nam's Pham Trinh Phuong Thanh took first prize for best cartoon in a contest entitled Talk ! Talk ! Korea launched by the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
German film fest offers drama, thrillers and comedy
The German Film Festival promises to thrill audiences with a versatile programme in four large cities in the country.
Action-packed crime, fantasy TV shows get more viewers
TV crime and fantasy series on local television stations have attracted more viewers this season with exciting, compelling episodes.
Viet Nam film and photo exhibition to be held in Russia
More than 200 photos and 100 documentaries featuring Viet Nam are to be shown at an exhibition in Moscow, Russia.
US comic Matt Davis to perform
American comedian Matt Davis will travel to HCM City and Ha Noi as part of his Southeast Asian tour.
British, French films to be screened
Tomorrow the romantic comedy crime drama The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover will be screened at Blossom Art House at 8pm.
German music producer to make City debut
The Goethe Institute and Heart Beat, an event promoter and music label producing underground music in HCM City, will present a concert featuring underground deep techno music at The Observatory on September 11.
Japanese conductor thinks of  Viet Nam as his second home
Japanese conductor thinks of Viet Nam as his second home

After living in Viet Nam for more than 10 years, Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji still finds something new every day in the country that surprises him and adds to his sense of wonder about Viet Nam.

Ha Noi comfort in the heart of the south
Ha Noi comfort in the heart of the south

Vietnamese cuisine has distinctive flavours, depending on the region. Ha Noi is famous for its dishes cooked with herbs and spices. At Qua Ha Noi in HCM City, diners can sample some of the best the capital city has to offer. Thu Anh reports.

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Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.