Young guitarist rocks new beat
A show featuring an emerging percussive-style guitar talent will be held in Ha Noi tonight to introduce the public to the technique.
Norway helps students get a taste for chamber music
Renowned British-Vietnamese pianist Tra Nguyen, British cellist Zoe Martlew, and concert master of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and violinist Atle Sponberg will come together for a concert in HCM City and also hold a week-long training programme for young musicians early next month.
A feature film on the work of the Viet Nam Marine Police and Border Defense Force is set for release early next month.
A book on the cuisine of the Cham people by young poet Kieu Maily was officially released this week in HCM City.
Officials in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue say the biennial Hue Festival is too expensive to hold every two years.
Tien Giang man creates soil maps
Tien Giang native Vo Van Hai has made three Viet Nam maps from soil he collected at martyrs' ceremonies to honour the fallen at Martyrs' Day on July 27.
Filmmaker's first work competes at In't fest
An independent film Dap Canh Giua Khong Trung (Flapping in The Middle of Nowhere) will be screened at the 71st Venice Film International Festival from August 27 to September 6.
Visual installation rethinks math sheets
A unique get together between world famous Vietnamese mathematician Ngo Bao Chau and visual artist Ly Hoang Ly has ended up in a display in downtown Ha Noi.
Critics complain young artists lack creative spark
Veteran artists have expressed some anxiety about the quality of sculptures by young artists at a recent seminar organised by the Viet Nam Fine Arts Association in Ha Noi.
Farmers' photos reveal impact of dams and deforestation
Eighty-six photos taken by farmers in areas affected by hydro-electricity power dams were on display in Tu Tuong park yesterday to raise awareness on the need for environmental protection.
Da Nang launches virtual fireworks competition
The central city of Da Nang is set to hold a fireworks competition with a difference: instead of lighting up the night sky, it will explode onto computer screens.
Peru, VN deepen relationship
Peru, VN deepen relationship

To mark the National Day of the Republic of Peru on July 28, Luis Tsuboyama, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Peru wrote to Viet Nam News.

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.

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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.