Ha Noi to celebrate world yoga day
A record number of 500 people will perform yoga in Ha Noi on June 21 as they celebrate the International Day of Yoga, held in Viet Nam for the first time.
Various cultural activities will be organised nationwide in November to celebrate the 250th anniversary of eminent poet Nguyen Du.
Thousands flock to Southern Fruit Fest
The Suoi Tien Tourist Park in District 9 received more than 10,000 guests on Monday, the first day of the 2015 Southern Fruit Festival.
Photos sold to raise funds for Muong King House restoration
A two-day photo exhibition will be held at the Viet Nam National Museum to raise funds for the Muong King's House Heritage Restoration project.
Concert, ballet to welcome summer inspired by Hoi An
A Summer Melody concert will take place at the Ha Noi Opera House on June 13.
Culture Vulture (03-06-2015)
A ceremony to close the 10 Months 10 Docs project was held last week in Ha Noi. The project was organised by the Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents (TPD), and sponsored by the US Embassy in Viet Nam.
Culture week seeks to raise funds for school
An art week has been organised to raise funds for a school building for more than 100 Mong ethnic children in the mountainous Lao Lung Tung village, Ha Giang Province.
The heart of Italy can be found in central Ha Noi
I feel honored to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the found-ing of the Republic of Italy and the 42nd anniversary of Italian-Vietnamese relations.
Viet Nam seen through French lenses
The French School of Asian Studies (Ecole Francais d'Extreme Orient - EFEO) and the Museum of Fine Arts of HCM City are jointly holding the exhibition Viet Nam Through a Lens consisting of 100 photographs selected from a collection of more than 50,000 old photos of the Vietnamese collection at EFEO.
Korean dancers revive a legend
South Korean dance professors Jung Sun Goo and Chun Yoo Oh have collaborated with the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera to revive a moving Vietnamese legend about Princess My Chau, her love and the Magical Bow pitfall.
VN, Kiwi students design ‘fusion' garments
Twenty students from Viet Nam and New Zealand have begun working on the first fashion collaboration project between the two countries.
Equity: something to work for
Equity: something to work for

To mark Argentina's National Day, I would like to refer to events that took place on May 25, 1810, when the first Argentine National Government was formed, politically independent from Spanish colonial rule. This achievement initiated a long process that culminated in our organisation as a nation.

Ha Noi banh my has its own following
Ha Noi banh my has its own following

While HCM City and Hoi An seem to hog all the banh my attention, Ha Noi does not lag behind. It hosts several establishments that regular clients swear by, Ha Nguyen reports.

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VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 1    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.