Vietnamese folk songs get intangible cultural heritage status
UNESCO has recognised the Vietnamese Vi and Dam folk songs as being symbols of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Two Women triumphs at Ha Noi film fest
Russian film Two Women won the best feature film award at the third Ha Noi International Film (HANIFF) that closed in the capital city yesterday.
VN society has to change its attitude towards girls
As the mother of a one-year-old boy, I feel a little nervous when I look at the imbalance of boys to girls in photos taken at kindergartens and schools.
Photo exhibit shows boys suffering from domestic violence
A photo exhibit entitled Dad, I Wish.... will take place at the Ha Noi Goethe Institute beginning on December 2.
Bolero reality TV show chooses final 10 contestants
Ten out of some 8,000 contestants from Can Tho City in Mekong Delta and HCM City have been chosen to enter the final round of Solo Cung Bolero (Performing Bolero Solo), a Vietnamese reality show highlighting the bolero, a style of Latin music that became popular in southern Viet Nam in the 1950s.
Angry Birds launches pangolin-protecting game
England's Prince William has teamed up with the Angry Birds designers in a game that aims to raise awareness about illegal wildlife poaching.
Son to open museum in honour of late father
A Ha Noi citizen plans to create a private museum in honour of his late father, Professor Dr. Nguyen Van Huyen.
Quintet to perform Colour of the Wind
The wind quintet, Fantasia will present the concert Colour of the Wind on Saturday at Manzi Art Space.
Heritage Space will present a series of special concerts to explore the essence of Viet Nam's diverse and traditional music, starting November 27.
Chef Patrick Jeffroy, winner of two Michelin stars and Executive Chef at L'Hotel de Carantec in northwest France, will kick off Les Aromes Festival at the Sofitel Legend Metropole with a cooking show tomorrow.
The HCM City Consular Club, whose members are spouses of foreign diplomats, will host its 21st annual charity market in HCM City at the White Palace Convention Centre this Saturday.
Photographer clicks with Viet Nam
Photographer clicks with Viet Nam

When he first came to Viet Nam more than 20 years ago, Nicolas Cornet never ever imagined that he would develop a close connection with this country.

New Tadioto menu recalls old memories
New Tadioto menu recalls old memories

A dream turning true for a journalist turned hedonist chef, the Tadioto Bar offers culinary creations that deftly traverses different continents. Lucy Sexton is both satiated and transported to nostalgic cravings.


Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.