Images of Ha Noi featured in Paris
An exhibition of 60 photographs depicting Ha Noi in the early 20th century opened at the Paris International Student Community House in Paris, France.
Documentary narrates story of Khanh Hoa plane crash
The recent visit by the sole survivor of a plane crash that happened 22 years ago has inspired Vietnamese filmmakers to produce a documentary based on the incident.
Festival of Art to benefit Sa Pa artists
More than 50 artworks depicting the beauty of nature and rich ethnic culture in the picturesque hill town of Sa Pa will be on display at the Festival of Art starting on Sunday.
Party to feature Ha Noi's social life
The event "18.9.1999", a special snapshot party with artist Veronika Radulovic, will be held at Manzi Art Space tomorrow night.
Special events highlight French wine
Connoisseurs will discover the unique character and vintage of France's wine-producing regions at special events which Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi organised from September 20 to October 30.
Belgian writer set for VN book tour
Famous Belgian writer Nicolas Ancion will meet Vietnamese readers to introduce his book Quatrieme Etage (Fourth Floor), which was recently translated and published by Nha Nam Publishing House.
Visiting artists to perform classical hits at HCM City Opera House
Talented South Korean pianist Eva Eun Young Joo and acclaimed violinist Hoang Tuan Cuong will be featured at a concert with the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) at the city's Opera House on Friday.
Co Tu cultural expressions get national heritage status
Four expressions of cultural heritage in the mountainous districts of the central province of Quang Nam have been recognised as national intangible heritage at the seventh National Heritage Council meeting.
Famous mezzo-soprano holds first recital
Famous mezzo soprano Thanh Huyen will host her first recital La Vie, L'Amour featuring compositions from the operettas and operas of Offenbach, Strauss, Audran, Bizet and Saint-Saens at the HCM City Conservatory of Music on September 20.
Top int'l DJ to play in City on world tour
Hardwell, who was crowned the world's No 1 DJ in DJ magazine's annual Top 100 DJs poll in 2013, will bring his world tour I am Hardwell to HCM City's Military Zone 7 Stadium on September 28.
Charity run to be held in District 7
The British Business Group Vietnam will host the 14th Annual Fun Run for Charity in District 7 on September 28. The organiser expects 9,000 participants in the 4km race this year.
Chile marks national independence
Chile marks national independence

Today Chile celebratesanother National Independence Day; this year it will be the 204th anniversary of its independence.

‘Flower' restaurant serves substantial fare
‘Flower' restaurant serves substantial fare

This casual neighbourhood eatery offers affordable Japanese dishes made with Vietnamese ingredients. Duhwee Pham reports.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.