A book titled Viet Nam –The Land of Dragons and Fairies by researcher Daria Mishukova was introduced by the Viet Nam Writers Association yesterday in Ha Noi.
Rare Han-Nom documents exhibited in Hue
An exhibition showcasing thousands of ancient documents written in original and copied versions of Han Chinese and Nom scripts (Chinese transcribed Vietnamese) has opened at the provincial library of Thua Thien-Hue.
Head of photo club slammed or copyright breaches
The Viet Nam Photographic Artists Association has criticised Ngo Sy Ngo, head of the Thanh Sen photography club in central Ha Tinh province, for copyright violation after he failed to correctly credit the pictures featured in a photo book that he published.
Artists celebrate ties with Canada
A graphic artwork by Dang Huyen Trang, 25, won top prize in a visual arts competition inspired by the novel Life of Pi.
A book on late President Ho Chi Minh by author Vu Ky (1921-2005) was published in Russian on Sunday to mark the 90th anniversary of President Ho's first visit to Russia in June 1923.
Book reviews fashion through the ages
An expansive new book tracking the attire worn by Vietnamese people from all levels of society throughout the last 1,000 years was released on Thursday to critical fanfare.
Publishers lower book prices to lure customers
Publishers and book companies are selling books at significantly lower prices to attract readers, students and school children this summer.
Falling Leaves in the City is an imaginary story about the lives of young people who are living and working in Ha Noi.
Australian book to provide ‘limitless' inspiration
A book by Australian limbless victim Nick Vujicic was launched in Vietnamese yesterday.
President Ho translation republished
The famous Prison Diary written by late President Ho Chi Minh during the early 1940s was recently republished in Spanish by the Coleccion Sur de Ediones Union publishing house in Cuba.
German comics go on display
Nine-year-old Tran Nhat Phuong looks intently at the pictures of the short-sighted hare named Supa Hasi.

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VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 1    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.