LGBT community still afraid to come out to their families
While there is increasing acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community following many campaigns demanding equal rights, only half of LGBT people in the country come out to their families, a new survey has found.
New project promotes reading among primary school students
About 4,000 primary school students in the southern province of Binh Duong will get an opportunity to read books and participate in story-telling competitions this year.
VN, Thai filmmakers work on horror flick
Vietnamese-Thai actor and director Troy Le plays a leading role in new horror film Oan Hon, a joint Vietnamese-Thai production.
Spring concert to benefit music talents
A performance titled Concert for Spring, featuring the most talented musicians in Ha Noi, will be held tonight at 8pm at Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street.
Swiss-VN combo present italo
On Saturday, join Mercury from Switzerland and Ha Noi's local duo Vaggio for a night of soulful house, throbbing italo – a form of house music originating in Italy – and disco beats.
Pyjama reading party at Bookworm
On Sunday, February 1, Bookworm Too will present the event Reading in Pyjamas with Katie for children 4 to 9.
Artists paint a picture of Mongolia's wild beauty
Landscapes, portraits of daily life, and the beauty of women of Mongolia are the themes of a painting exhibition that opened at the HCM City Union of Literature and Arts Associations on Tuesday.
Open-air market features Tet products
The Tet (Lunar New Year) Market featuring traditional products and food for the festive season will open at Vista Walk on January 31.
NZ food, wine to raise funds for girls' shelter
The Wine and Food New Zealand 2015 themed "Give" will raise funds for Ba Chieu Girls Shelter at RMIT University on February 7.
Saigon Outcast serves up the ‘elements'
A music party called "Elements" featuring a mixture of rap, hip hop, funk, soul reggae and rock will be launched at Saigon Outcast bar on January 30.
VN bakers to take part in international contest
A four-member Vietnamese team will take part in the international baking competition for the Louis Lesaffre Cup to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, in November.
Indian woman on a mission
Indian woman on a mission

Pulamarasetty Padmavathi says she agree dimmediately when her husband sug-gested that they should move to Viet Nam to live even though she had never heard of the country before.

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

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Military helicopter crash kills four crew members Military helicopter crash kills four crew members

Four crew members were killed when a Viet Nam Air Force UH-1 helicopter crashed during a training exercise yesterday morning.

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.

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.

Ministry to tighten control over wild Ministry to tighten control over wild

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has urged relevant ministries and agencies to tighten management over centres that raise dangerous wild animals in order to ensure the safety of local people.