Vietnamese student becomes online sensation in Hungary
Hungarian music lovers have fallen in love with a video clip of a Vietnamese opera student singing a traditional Hungarian song.
VN wants Guinness recognition for oldest living person
Viet Nam plans to ask the Guinness World Records to recognise HCM City's Nguyen Thi Tru, the country's oldest living person, as the world's oldest living person.
Culture Vulture (23-07-2014)
Ghulam Sarwar Yousof is one of Malaysia's most distinguished scholars and one of the world's leading specialists in traditional Southeast Asian theatre.
National symphony orchestra to debut in the Central Highlands
The Viet Nam National Symphony and Orchestra (VNSO) will bring classical music to the Central Highlands' Dak Lak Province for the first time as part of Toyota Concert Tour 2014.
Exhibition showcases the life of navy personnel, fishermen
An exhibition of art works in different genres, depicting Vietnamese navy personnel and their life on the sea and islands, was inaugurated this morning in Ha Noi.
Horror film seeks to revive genre
Doat Hon (Hollow) attempts not only to score success at the box office, but also to revive Vietnamese horror films.
Rare paintings threatened by family problems
Family poverty has placed a priceless collection of paintings by Ton That Dao, a former member of the Hue royal family, in jeopardy.
VN art displayed in Mongolia
The works of Vietnamese women artists are being displayed at a biennial exhibition organised by the International Women Artist's Council (INWAC) in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
Veteran author publishes works
HCM City-based Tre Publishing House has signed a lifetime copyright deal with veteran writer Trang The Hy, one of Viet Nam's most venerated contemporary literature writers.
Ha Noi student wins V-Kpop Superstar contest
Beating back three other strong challengers in the finale of the V-Kpop Superstar – on Saturday, Ha Noi-born Le Thanh Tung clinched the first season of the competition.
Celebrities lend fame to VN football season
One cannot help recognising the voice and looking at where it is coming from – popular actor and comedian Chi Trung appears to be putting on an act in front of the Hang Day Stadium.
Frenchman tells East Sea story
Frenchman tells East Sea story

Andre Menras could not have asked for more than the backhanded compliment he received after his documentary, Hoang Sa- Viet Nam: A Painful Loss, was screened in Ha Noi recently.

A veritable feast from the southeast
A veritable feast from the southeast

Beef is the standout specialty of the Sau Sanh Restaurant: barbequed ribs, hotspots and grilled dishes that attract diners from near and far. My Duyen samples the fare with relish.


China continues East Sea aggression China continues East Sea aggression

China continued to maintain its illegal presence and aggression in Vietnamese waters yesterday as more condemnation of its actions came from US and Philippine officials.

Single father's formula for mother's milk 6    Single father's formula for mother's milk

The baby began to cry just as the taxi started moving.Trinh Tuan was at a loss. He had no previous experience of taking care of any baby, and here he was, alone with his 14-day-old baby daughter for the first time, going home from the Tu Du Hospital in HCM City.

BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos 1    BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$53.16 million to Laos to help the country build a road in its northern province of Houaphanh.

Delta faces major water crisis Delta faces major water crisis

More efforts must be made to efficiently manage and use scarce water resources of the Mekong River as climate change and rapid development to produce electricity have threatened its sustainability.

Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal

It has been difficult getting back to normal life for Iain McNamara and his peers after their one-year trip through 22 countries.