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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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.