Bells ring across VN for holy night
A deer occasion: People chose Christmas gifts at a shop on Hai Ba Trung Street in HCM City's District 1. — VNA/VNS Phuong Vy As chilly gusts of wind overwhelm the north of the country, people are preparing for the festive season.
Over 500 representatives of television broadcasters around the country as well as Japan and South Korea gathered yesterday in Hue to discuss the challenges and opportunities brought by the internet.
A TV series on the life and career of General Nguyen Chi Thanh aired on HCM City Television's HTV9 channel this week, as part of the station's screening to mark the 70th anniversary of Viet Nam People's Army Day (December 22).
Experts will discuss the quintessence of Vietnamese communal houses and their cultural and historical values during a seminar tomorrow in Ha Noi.
Military history exhibition held
The 70th anniversary of Viet Nam's military force is being commemorated by holding an exhibition in downtown Ha Noi, which showcases as many as 300 items recording the force's development.
Arabic calligraphy on show
Though many people don't understand what the Arabic words mean, they can still find the Arabic calligraphy in a new Ha Noi University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS) exhibition beautiful.
Classic melodies to regale HCM City
Some of the most beautiful and delicate melodies written by the most prominent classical and romantic composers like Chopin, Schumann, Donizetti, Wieniavsky, and Erno Dohnanyi will be performed at a concert at the HCM City Opera House tomorrow.
Ritual singing at Ha Noi Art Market
The ongoing Ha Noi Art Market will stage a performance featuring hat chau van (ritual singing), which will be performed by artists of the Nghe Tinh UNESCO Club.
BikeNBrunch special event at Ecopark
On Saturday, BikeNBrunch will host a special Christmas event at Ecopark, a new urban residential area in Hung Yen Province, about 13km from Ha Noi's centre.
Handmade market features local designs
The Hanoi Social Club will host a Handmade Christmas Market, featuring local designs, handmade knick knacks and high-quality products on Sunday.
Christmas concert with Hanoi Ensemble
Christmas is just around the corner, and to celebrate the special occasion, Manzi and Hanoi Ensemble have teamed up to present a special chamber concert.
Qatar a regional hub for education
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Industrial-style pub produces gourmet fare
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Vintage trucks meet Italian classics at Luna Pub, a trendy, casual restaurant in downtown Da Nang. Hoai Nam reports.


HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.