Artists display patriotic works in Ha Noi
More than 10 paintings and sculptures made on the subject of war by artists from across the country are on display in downtown Ha Noi.
HCM City makes plans for Reunification Day party
Streets and parks in HCM City will be alive with festivities in celebration of Reunification Day (April 30).
When festivals lose sight of the people
Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.
Da Nang set for world fireworks champs
The South African team, newcomers to the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, will perform the curtain-raiser on April 28, said the organising committee at a media briefing yesterday.
Top Army singer to perform live
Meritorious Artist Thanh Thuy of the Military Zone 7 Art Troupe, one of the most popular singers of traditional and revolutionary music, will perform live in HCM City on May 2 for the Reunification Day celebrations.
Vietnamese author crosses US to forget
A young Vietnamese woman, who almost killed herself after losing the love of her life, travelled alone across the US hoping it would be cathartic, and the result is Qua Tre De Chet – Hanh Trinh Nuoc My (Too Young to Die – American Journey), an autobiography released this week.
Glittering line-up for Beethoven's ninth
Some of Norway's top orchestral musicians and internationally famed opera artists like Siri Torjesen, Magnus Staveland, and Cho Hae Ryong will join the HBSO Symphony Orchestra and Choir for concerts at the HCM City Opera House on May 8 and 9.
Paintings, calligraphy by deaf people on show
An exhibition, entitled The Silent World, was on display at Laguna Lang Co in the central province's Lang Co town yesterday.
Govt website is guide to good eating
For all the foodies out there, the Ha Noi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched a website on Wednesday devoted to cataloguing food in-and-around Ha Noi.
Farmer discovers lithophone in Quang Binh
The general museum of the central Quang Binh Province yesterday announced the discovery of a lithophone.
Vietnamese woman, 122, is world's oldest living person
A 122-year-old Vietnamese woman, Nguyen Thi Tru, is the world's oldest living person, the World Record Association (WRA) has said.
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam

I have the pleasure to celebrate once again the Independence Day of the State of Israel here in Viet Nam. This year, for our 67th anniversary, I would like Vietnamese to discover the diversity of Israel.

Serving steaks you can't beef about
Serving steaks you can't beef about

An importer of foodstuff from Korea, Australia and the US is following up on his desire to serve quality food in a warm atmosphere at reasonable prices. Bui Hoai Nam reports from Da Nang City.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.