Hoi An paintings on silk at Sofitel Saigon Plaza
A solo exhibition Phu Phiem (Frivolity) featuring paintings on silk by Bui Tien Tuan has opened at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza.
Unique images of Central Highlands showcased
Images of ethnic people with indigenous tattoos and bare chests depicting life in the Central Highlands, are among rare pictures displayed at an exhibition that opened yesterday in Ha Noi.
Winner of singing contest to receive $14,000 prize
Fifty-six amateur and professional singers will have a chance to win a cash prize of over VND300 million (US$14,200) in the Toi La Nguoi Chien Thang contest produced by HCM City Television (HTV) and Dong Tay Promotion, based on the format of the Dutch show The Winner Is.
Zumba dance fest celebrates World Cup
Around 3,000 people, all dressed in pink, will join the so-called Pink Zumba World Cup, the ever first Zumba festival in pink in Viet Nam, this Sunday.
Vietnamese Elite Model Look contest commences this month
The first season of the Vietnamese Elite Model Look contest will commence with a selection round in Ha Noi on July 20.
Degustation dinner for a good cause
Pots ‘n Pans and KOTO are teaming up on Saturday, July 12, for a night of food and live music in aid of a good cause.
Enjoy German Oscar-winning movie at Manzi
Manzi Art Space continues its series of experimental movie and video art screenings titled Chieu Bong (Cinema) with the award winning German film The Lives of Others by director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.
Flea market opens in District 7
The Saigon Flea Market will host a "Trash and Treasure" bazaar at the Boomarang Bistro Saigon in District 7 on July 13.
Dutch DJ spins tunes at Saigon Vibrations
Dutch DJ L.O.N, whose real name is Valon Vllasaliu, will perform at the Saigon Vibrations ReggaeBar on July 12.
Campaign promotes Viet Nam tourism
A media campaign dubbed "Exciting Viet Nam", attended by numerous representatives from the diplomatic corps, international organisations and press agencies, was kicked-off at a press conference here yesterday.
Music concert to raise funds for Truong Sa soldiers
The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera will stage a music concert in HCM City's Labour Cultural Palace tomorrow to raise funds for soldiers stationed on the Truong Sa (Spratly) islands and their families.
Tenor shows power of music
Tenor shows power of music

When Korean tenor Park Sung-min married Vietnamese pianist Trang Trinh, it cemented his relationship with Viet Nam.

Dim sum standby brings more to the table
Dim sum standby brings more to the table

Ming's new summer a la carte menu advertises modern fusion cuisine, although the most worthwhile dishes at this luxurious eatery are those that follow more traditional recipes. Elisabeth Rosen reports.

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China continues East Sea aggression China continues East Sea aggression

China continued to maintain its illegal presence and aggression in Vietnamese waters yesterday as more condemnation of its actions came from US and Philippine officials.

Single father's formula for mother's milk 4    Single father's formula for mother's milk

The baby began to cry just as the taxi started moving.Trinh Tuan was at a loss. He had no previous experience of taking care of any baby, and here he was, alone with his 14-day-old baby daughter for the first time, going home from the Tu Du Hospital in HCM City.

BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos 1    BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$53.16 million to Laos to help the country build a road in its northern province of Houaphanh.

Delta faces major water crisis Delta faces major water crisis

More efforts must be made to efficiently manage and use scarce water resources of the Mekong River as climate change and rapid development to produce electricity have threatened its sustainability.

Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal

It has been difficult getting back to normal life for Iain McNamara and his peers after their one-year trip through 22 countries.