VN designers shape new fashion scene
Plentiful fashion shows and exhibitions are keeping Vietnamese fashion designers busy as the year nears its end.
Veteran cai luong artist gives live show
Renowned cai luong (reformed opera) artist Hong Nga plans to organise a live show to mark her 70th birthday on January 17 in HCM City.
"Anything goes as long as it makes the judges crack up" is the brief participants get in a new game show titled Thach Thuc Danh Hai (Crack Them Up) that has cash prizes worth VND100 million (US$4,761).
The Toyota Vietnam Foundation in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Training has awarded 85 grants worth VND340 million (US$16,200) to local music students.
Folk songs earn UNESCO recognition
UNESCO has recognised the Vietnamese vi and giam folk songs as being symbols of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Vietnamese folk songs get intangible cultural heritage status
UNESCO has recognised the Vietnamese Vi and Dam folk songs as being symbols of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Two Women triumphs at Ha Noi film fest
Russian film Two Women won the best feature film award at the third Ha Noi International Film (HANIFF) that closed in the capital city yesterday.
VN society has to change its attitude towards girls
As the mother of a one-year-old boy, I feel a little nervous when I look at the imbalance of boys to girls in photos taken at kindergartens and schools.
Photo exhibit shows boys suffering from domestic violence
A photo exhibit entitled Dad, I Wish.... will take place at the Ha Noi Goethe Institute beginning on December 2.
Bolero reality TV show chooses final 10 contestants
Ten out of some 8,000 contestants from Can Tho City in Mekong Delta and HCM City have been chosen to enter the final round of Solo Cung Bolero (Performing Bolero Solo), a Vietnamese reality show highlighting the bolero, a style of Latin music that became popular in southern Viet Nam in the 1950s.
Angry Birds launches pangolin-protecting game
England's Prince William has teamed up with the Angry Birds designers in a game that aims to raise awareness about illegal wildlife poaching.
Photographer clicks with Viet Nam
Photographer clicks with Viet Nam

When he first came to Viet Nam more than 20 years ago, Nicolas Cornet never ever imagined that he would develop a close connection with this country.

New Tadioto menu recalls old memories
New Tadioto menu recalls old memories

A dream turning true for a journalist turned hedonist chef, the Tadioto Bar offers culinary creations that deftly traverses different continents. Lucy Sexton is both satiated and transported to nostalgic cravings.

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Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.

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