Emerging artist to feature in Thailand
Artist Ha Manh Thang will showcase a painting collection at the Thavibu Gallery in Bangkok from September 20 to October 18.
Culture  Vulture ( 17-09-2014)
The Gioi Publishers recently released General Vo Nguyen Giap: Cherished Snapshots, a photo book about late General Vo Nguyen Giap in Vietnamese, English and French.
Cartoon on corruption wins prize
Le Phuong's cartoon wins the top prize at a year-long newspaper-cartoon contest. The drawing, which poked fun at people's ignorance of corruption, was good enough to take home the VND30million (US$1,400) reward.
Supermodel in line for MTV award
Model and entertainer Ho Ngoc Ha will represent Viet Nam at the MTV Europe Music Awards' Best World-Wide Act category.
Hoi An named among world's most famous canals
The ancient city's Hoai River and its channels feature in the list of the 10 most-famous canals in the world, as announced by the US-based travel website www.touropia.com
Lam Kinh Festival celebrates Lam Son Uprising
Thousands of people have reached the historical site of Lam Kinh in Tho Xuan District in the central province of Thanh Hoa to participate in the annual Lam Kinh Festival.
Mexico, Viet Nam have much in common
Once again, thanks to Viet Nam News, we can share with the Vietnamese people Mexico's Independence Day. Like Viet Nam, for us this is a magnificent occasion to remember the heroes who fought to give us freedom, independence and national sovereignty.
VN Symphony Orchestra debuts in Russia
The Viet Nam Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) will perform in St. Petersburg tonight after entertaining Moscow audiences on Sunday as part of the Viet Nam Culture Days in Russia programme.
HCM City exhibition displays calendars for Year of the Goat
More than 35 collections of calendars for 2015 (the Year of the Goat) are on display at a Book and Calendar Week that opened at the weekend in HCM City.
French dance group to perform contemporary work
A new contemporary performance named Your Ghost Is Not Enough by the French dance group Kubilai Khan Investigations will be staged at IDECAF (Institut D'Echanges Culturels Avec La France) next Friday, September 26, in HCM City.
Festival spotlights modern dance
The fourth international festival, Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance, will be held from September 24-28 at the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre in Ha Noi.
Volunteers introduce capital city
Volunteers introduce capital city

After moving to Ha Noi in 2012, Yuko Kanetaka could not cross the street by herself.

‘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.