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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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.