Thai Nguyen tea fest draws the crowds
For a Vietnamese couple living overseas for many years, the Tea Festival in Dai Tu District in the northern province of Thai Nguyen was an unforgettable experience.
Ha Noi concert to feature Japanese opera songs
A concert featuring Japanese and Vietnamese opera singers will be held on February 7 at 27, Quang Trung Street, Ha Noi.
Culture Vulture (28-01-2015)
The online-film festival Yxine Film Fest (YxineFF) started as a not-for-profit, independent project launched by Marcus Manh Cuong Vu, a Vietnamese filmmaker who lives overseas.
Tokyo tourism targets Viet Nam
Nihon buyo, a traditional Japanese performing art, was performed at an event yesterday (Jan 26) promoting Tokyo as a tourist destination.
Opera depicts life of national hero
A cai luong (reformed theatre) play honouring national hero Mai Hac De will debut tomorrow at Au Co Art Centre in Ha Noi.
Researcher to speak on late Son Nam
French researcher Pascal Bourdeaux from the Academy of the Far East in HCM City will speak about the late ethnologist Son Nam, who, uniquely, was both a writer of fiction and research works, in the city on Thursday.
Communist Party marks 85th year
The 85th anniversary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (February 3) and 40th anniversary of Liberation Day (April 30) will be celebrated with many cultural activities in HCM City scheduled to begin this week.
Artist Anu performs for Australia Day
One of Australia's most popular artists, Christine Anu, is in Viet Nam until January 31 to perform during Australia Day celebrations in Ha Noi, Vinh Phuc and HCM City.
Flower sellers expecting Tet sales growth
Gardeners in southern provinces and HCM City's suburban districts of 12, Thu Duc and Go Vap are hoping that their hard work will pay off for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
New movie on President Ho Chi Minh to launch film week
A movie on Nguyen Ai Quoc's life in Thailand will be premiered to launch a nationwide film week to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Viet Nam Communist Party.
Australia, VN education exchange growing
On the occasion of Australia Day (January 26), Viet Nam News presents an article by Australian Ambassador Hugh Borrowman.
NZ students gain VN insights
NZ students gain VN insights

A collective cheer went up from the young students as a large school of fish surfaced in a pond in Can Tho City, rushing to eat the feed scattered by a farm worker.

Fast tracking food from the sea to your plate
Fast tracking food from the sea to your plate

The freshest of seafood with advice and wisdom from veteran fishermen and locals on how to enjoy it the best await you in Da Nang. Hoai Nam gets somewhat tipsy in telling the story


VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

VN Railway Authority head found dead VN Railway Authority head found dead

Director of Viet Nam Railway Authority Nguyen Huu Thang was found dead in his office yesterday in Ha Noi.

Student looks to improve traffic 3    Student looks to improve traffic

South Korean high school student Chihyun Ryu has spent her time in Ha Noi over the last three and a half years walking around Hoan Kiem Lake, and riding on the back of her father's motorbike taking videos of the chaotic traffic.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.