Stage for Vietnamese speak up their minds
A series of TEDx events will be officially held on August 8 in Ha Noi, offering opportunities for young Vietnamese to share and promote their creative ideas which are expected to leave a positive influence on the society.
Pianist wins German prize
Vietnamese pianist Luu Hong Quang won the second prize at the third Euregio Piano Awards in Geilenkirchen, Germany.
All ready for summer music camp
The Saigon Chamber Music's second season, a week-long summer music festival and intensive training course for young musicians, will take place from August 1 to 9 at the HCM City Conservatory of Music.
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HCM City-based translator Nguyen Le Chi, who owns Chibooks company, recently joined an international workshop on TV and movie script translating and voice dubbing as part of the Shanghai International Film Festival held between June 13 and 21.
Egypt starts on new Suez Canal
To mark the 63rd anniversary of Egypt's National Day and the July 1952 Revolution, Ambassador Youssef K. Hanna provides a look at developments in recent years.
Replica of war painting to be made with gems, coral
The replica of a recently auctioned painting will soon be made with natural gems and corals, the Tri Viet (First News) Book Company said.
VN harmonica players to participate in int'l festival
Five harmonica players of the Viet Nam Harmonica Orchestra (VNHO) will participate in the International Harmonica Festival to be held in Seoul between July 31 and August 2.
From Bach to the Blues, Chamber music festival back in HCMC
A night of music, From Bach to the Blues will kick off the 2nd Saigon Chamber Music concert series in HCM City.
City project gives facelift to iconic lake
A lake in the heart of HCM City now sports a stunning look thanks to the "7 Up To Diem Viet Nam" (7 Up Beautifies Viet Nam) campaign, a project that kicked off in HCM City in March.
The Immortal Epic ballet brings to mind memories of martyrs
The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will stage its first performance of the ballet Con Mai Ban Hung Ca (The Immortal Epic) at the city's Opera House on tomorrow.
Peru looks to deepen trade relationship with Viet Nam
The 194th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Peru is the right time to highlight the relationship between Peru and Viet Nam and to look forward to deeper and wider ties. July 28 commemorates the day that Peru gained its independence. Celebrations, including folk music played in parks and and plazas, are held in towns and cities across the nation.
A sartorial, culinary adventure in Hoi An
A sartorial, culinary adventure in Hoi An

Mulberry Garden Restaurant in Hoi An Silk Village offers the centuries old rich, traditional cuisine of the ancient town and Quang Nam Province.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

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.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 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".

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