Exhibition fetes int'l solidarity for Viet Nam
Banners protesting the American war in Viet Nam as well as gifts from international friends that encouraged Vietnamese people in their resistance wars are on display at an ongoing exhibition at the Viet Nam National Museum of History.
Former Party Chief's statue inaugurated in Hung Yen
A stone statue of late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh was inaugurated yesterday in the northern province of Hung Yen to commemorate the man who initiated implementation of Viet Nam's successful ‘doi moi' (renewal) policy.
Two lucky draw winners have earned tickets to travel to India while three others have won hampers and books from the Indian consulate in HCM City, which held a quiz competition on the bodhi tree planted by former Indian President R Venkatraman at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum in 1991.
Reprinted book highlights Sai Gon's architectural growth
People keen to discover the architectural changes in Viet Nam's largest city may find a lot of information in a book released on April 25 in Vietnamese-English and Vietnamese-French.
The Viet Nam Book of Records has certified a mosaic of the mythical Hung King assembled from 3,258 blocks as the biggest of its kind in the country.
This week, Vietnamese will enjoy a six-day national holiday from April 28 to May 3.
Japanese photojournalist recalls memories of war after 40 years
Japanese war photographer Ishikawa Bunyo, 77, who has visited Viet Nam countless times over the last 40 years since the war ended, says his former "battlefield" has seen tremendous development in recent years.
HCM City makes plans for Reunification Day party
Streets and parks in HCM City will be alive with festivities in celebration of Reunification Day (April 30).
When festivals lose sight of the people
Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.
Artists display patriotic works in Ha Noi
More than 10 paintings and sculptures made on the subject of war by artists from across the country are on display in downtown Ha Noi.
Da Nang set for world fireworks champs
The South African team, newcomers to the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, will perform the curtain-raiser on April 28, said the organising committee at a media briefing yesterday.
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam
Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam

I have the pleasure to celebrate once again the Independence Day of the State of Israel here in Viet Nam. This year, for our 67th anniversary, I would like Vietnamese to discover the diversity of Israel.

Serving steaks you can't beef about
Serving steaks you can't beef about

An importer of foodstuff from Korea, Australia and the US is following up on his desire to serve quality food in a warm atmosphere at reasonable prices. Bui Hoai Nam reports from Da Nang City.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.

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