Life's not a stage for country kids
Children in rural areas often suffer from a lack of quality stage peformances that their urban cousins take for granted.
Moroccans celebrate two days in one
The traditional celebration of the Throne Day in Morocco goes back many centuries. It is the expression of an immutable pact (Beia' or allegiance) between the King and the People. This pact has been well respected and enshrined in the shared history of Moroccan people and the Royal Alaouite dynasty for many centuries.
Culture Vulture (30-07-2014)
Online literature appeared in Viet Nam about 10 years ago and has become an integral part of the nation's literature. Apart from online books topping local best-seller lists, readers also see some cheap trash. Han Nhu, whose real name is Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc, is one of the most popular online writers.
HCM City Television's HTV9 channel will broadcast a new weekly show on Vietnamese history starting next week.
HCM City cultural centres and art troupes are set to put on a slew of shows to celebrate the annual Buddhist holiday of Vu Lan, an event that eulogises motherly love celebrated through the seventh lunar month which began on Sunday.
A drama entitled Cai Lao Hoan Dong (Rejuvenation) will be performed by Vietnamese artists at the International Performing Arts Festival in Pohang City, South Korea.
About 30 one-episode television series will be aired on weekend film programmes by Viet Nam Television (VTV).
Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave
Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.
Gay pride event to kick off in Ha Noi
While the campaign to legalise same sex marriage in Viet Nam may have stalled for the time being, enthusiasm remains high as the nation prepares for this year's Viet Pride festival.
All Vietnamese citizens living inside the country, especially students, can submit essays on Peru to a contest organised by the Peruvian embassy.
A photo exhibition that opened in Ha Noi on Saturday gives people a chance to admire Japan's UNESCO world heritage sites.
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.

Vietnamese restaurant gives a taste of home in Paris
Vietnamese restaurant gives a taste of home in Paris

At the Opera Metro station in the heart of Paris, we spotted a white chalkboard advertising a Vietnamese restaurant. It was a strange location, as most Vietnamese dining places are located in the 13th arrondisement.

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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 2    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.