Vietnamese photographers snap up international awards
Photographers Dang Ke Duc and Dang Ke Dong from the central province of Quang Nam won gold and silver medals for their colour photos at the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) awards in Serbia.
Museums receive paper art training
Conservators from local museums, fine arts colleges and fine artwork preservation centres will attend a short training course on paper artwork restoration from October 5 to 9 in Ha Noi.
ABC channel to broadcast in VN
ABC's Australia Plus TV (A+ TV) will start broadcasting in Viet Nam via VTV Cable channel 199 and FPT ONEtv channel 177 from today.
Fundraiser for soldiers in HCM City
Dozens of singers and theatre artists will perform in a cultural exchange at the HCM Television Theatre on Sunday to raise funds for soldiers stationed in frontier areas and on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Free English camp held for city youth
Children and young people in HCM City have been invited to participate in the English Camp 2015 launched by the city's Student Association, in co-operation with its partners, this weekend.
Dispute leaves old gates in ruins
Prolonged controversy and lack of co-ordination in management over the last two decades has left the historic brick-built Hai Van Gate between Da Nang and Thua Thien-Hue in ruins.
Short films on rhino to be awarded
A short film competition titled WildFest, which aims to spread awareness about wildlife products particularly rhino horns, has just announced the final short film selections after a three-month submission period.
Village de Chefs meets in ville de Ha Noi
More than 20 chefs and pastry chefs from around the world will converge in Ha Noi in early November for four days to share their skills with fellow professionals, students and the public.
Family trio sings of life in Ha Noi
A concert by brothers Tran Hieu and Tran Tien and Hieu's daughter, singer Tran Thu Ha, will be held in Ha Noi tomorrow.
Exhibition showcases objects from Ho Chi Minh's life
About 200 objects, printed materials and photos associated with President Ho Chi Minh are on display at the Ho Chi Minh Museum near Ba Dinh Square in downtown Ha Noi.
Ha Noi to host cultural village festival of artisans, handicrafts
Artisans from dozens of villages will participate in an annual festival that celebrates cultural values of villages, Deputy Director of Ha Noi Culture and Sports Department Truong Minh Tien said.
VN, South Korea partner up
VN, South Korea partner up

In the span of just over 20 years, both the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Viet Nam have emerged as important partners in all aspects – political, economic, socio-cultural – of bilateral relations.

Train coach creates cozy Da Lat eatery
Train coach creates cozy Da Lat eatery

The fresh scent of Da Lat pines and wildflowers pervades a tiny but trusty restaurant built in a train compartment. Vo Le Hong reports.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.


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