German DJ brings beats to HCM City
The Goethe Institute and Heart Beat Saigon will present a performance by German music producer and DJ Schleep Geist at the Cargo Bar on September 5.
Photo contest launched to feature Swedish innovations
A national photo contest with the theme Swedish Innovations through Vietnamese Lenses was officially launched yesterday to mark the 45th anniversary of Sweden-Viet Nam diplomatic relations.
CAMA ATK is set to celebrate the Notting Hill Carnival – one of the world's biggest street carnivals and celebrations of Caribbean culture.
The Ha Noi Cooking Centre will host a children's cooking class on Saturday where kids can try their hand at cooking up something other than trouble.
The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a concert on September 9 at the HCM City Opera House.
Statues cast in tribute to hero for Liberation Day
Sixty statues of the legendary Saint Giong are being made to display at the 60th anniversary of Ha Noi Liberation Day on October 10.
Ha Noi festival to celebrate Mong weaving skills
The best weavers from the Mong community in Pa Co Commune in the northern Hoa Binh province will demonstrate the quintessence of Mong weaving culture this weekend in Ha Noi.
Hungary celebrates close ties with Viet Nam
August 20th is one of the most important national holidays in Hungary. On the occasion of the National Day, the country's Ambassador Eszter Torda writes to Viet Nam News.
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As Viet Nam's official Tourism Envoy to New Zealand for 2014, Vietnamese celebrity Jennifer Pham has returned from a visit to the country.
Writing competition reveals new talent
Literary works by 18 young writers submitted to a writing contest organised by three prestigious national organisations have received a warm response from readers. These high-quality works were the final contributions from th
Classic films to be screened for National Day
Classic Vietnamese movies and documentaries will be screened nationwide to celebrate National Day (September 2).
Bridge-building volunteer forges links with community
Bridge-building volunteer forges links with community

An elderly Danish citizen has demon-strated that building bridges can not only connect localities, but also communities around the world.

Tay Ho eatery serves up Polish with flair
Tay Ho eatery serves up Polish with flair

One of the newest additions to trendy Tay Ho District, Pyza upgrades Poland's traditional meat-and-potatoes fare. Elisabeth Rosen reports.

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Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak 1    Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak

People from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in the last 21 days, will have to sign a medical declaration before entering Viet Nam from August 15.

Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs 2    Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs

People who earn their PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) abroad on State budget money, often return home to find their employment chances are relatively dim.

Elephants at risk in Dak Lak 1    Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

Elephant numbers are falling rapidly in Dak Lak Province and local authorities are struggling to protect the giant animals from the threat of extinction.

Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia 2    Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia

Mui Ne beach in the central province of Binh Thuan has been rated by travel guide Canadian Travellers as one of the 11 most beautiful beaches in Southeast Asia.

New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September

The Ship Institute at the University of Nha Trang and the Yanmar Company of Japan last Saturday launched a composite-hulled tuna fishing ship in Nha Trang City.