Class nurtures love for cheo opera
Twice a week, a group of more than 20 young people gathers together to learn and practise Ly Truong Me Dop (Village Head and Mrs.Dop) – an excerpt from the famous cheo (Vietnamese traditional opera) repertoire Quan Am Thi Kinh.
HCM City to host international event for children
About 200 children from Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos are expected to attend a special exchange programme to be held from July 28 to August 1 in HCM City.
Japanese, VN artists usher in summer
A group of Japanese and Vietnamese artists in HCM City is showcasing works in oil and lacquer, watercolours and mixed media, as a greeting to summer.
Film offers insight into German psyche
German documentary Berg und Tal (Mountain and Valley) will be screened at the Goethe Institute in the city tonight.
Hanoian Trio to show off instrumental tunes
The newly-founded Hanoian Trio consisting of cellist Ha Mien and composers Luu Hoang and Kien Cuong will perform at the Manzi Art Space tomorrow night.
Positive Mass bike ride returns
Inspired by the global cycling phenomenon critical mass, Ha Noi's own monthly iteration will return to the city's street on the last Friday of July.
Music, visual art show at Cargo Bar
A live music and visual art performance will be held at Cargo Bar on August 9.
City awaits South Korean girl band
Famous South Korean girl group 2NE1 will perform in HCM City on August 10 as part of its "All or Nothing" – 2014 World Tour.
The Aristocrats tour to stop in HCM City
As part of their "Culture Clash" Asian tour, US rock band Aristocrats will perform at a live concert in HCM City on August 13.
Saigon Chamber Music festival to kick off
Mosaic of Century, a concert featuring works of Maurice Ravel, Zoltan Kodaly, Zoe Martlew, and Dmitri Shostakovich, on August 2 will open the 2014 Saigon Chamber Music festival.
Islands exhibit features President Ho
As many as 200 artifacts documenting the central Party's and President Ho Chi Minh's ideology on protecting the country's maritime and island territory are on display at an exhibition in Ha Noi.
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.

Highlight

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.