German Festival draws crowds in Ha Noi
The fourth annual German Festival in the capital city on Saturday attracted thousands of people.
IPU delegates share their views on Viet Nam
As part of the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly, a city tour around Ha Noi and a visit to the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo were organised for participants and their relatives.
Contest offers writers chance to experience New Zealand
A writing contest on discovering New Zealand launched in Ha Noi carries an all-expenses paid trip to the country as a grand prize.
US band joins free concert for youth
American trio Fugu will perform works of modern musicians like Miguel del Aguila, Maria Newman, Rebecca Clarke at the free monthly concert for young audiences at the HCM City Opera House tomorrow.
The 15th Sai Gon Cyclo Challenge held in Celadon City, Tan Phu District, last Sunday raised more than US$31,000 for activities and programmes to help educate disadvantaged children and give them a start in life.
Marcelo Pino, Chile's most-talked about young sommelier, will take part in a Chile Wine Tour to introduce that country's wines in HCM City on March 31.
Thai Cultural Weekend opens
Visitors to a weekend Thai festival at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology can mingle with artistic dance performers and learn about the country's cuisine.
American fast food franchise makes longest sandwich in VN
American fast food franchise Subway yesterday (March 27) made a giant 18-metre submarine sandwich at its store in Kumho Asiana Plaza, the longest ever made in the country, to spread the message of a healthy eating style.
New musical film to be broadcast next month
Director Hoang Thanh Du's musical film Mot Thoi De Nho (A Moment to Remember) is now in post-production and expected to be broadcast on Viet Nam Television next month.
Music programme celebrates Reunification Day
A music and song programme featuring revolutionary music will be broadcast on Ho Chi Minh Television's HTV7 channel next week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Reunification Day, April 30.
Photos trace 20-year evolution of HCMC
An exhibition of dozens of pictures of HCM City taken over the last two decades by a photojournalist opened in the city's Phu My Hung area yesterday.
Bangladesh reflects on a year of development and progress
Bangladesh reflects on a year of development and progress

The general election held on January 5, 2014, to sustain the progress of parliamentary democracy in Bangladesh was a unique milestone. The grand alliance government in 2009-13 tenure succeeded in ensuring massive development in all sectors of the country through wholehearted co-operation of the people.

Where food takes on 'deeper meanings'
Where food takes on 'deeper meanings'

An unlikely cafe with an unusual menu and an unexpected story is building a community of people seeking to harmonise body and mind en route to inner peace. Hari Chathrattil has the story.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.