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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PM meets acclaimed local mathematician PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.

Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference

The East Sea dispute will continue in the near future and urgent solutions should be found to manage the conflict and resolve it without force or the threat to use force and protect the rights of fishermen in traditional fishing grounds, an international conference that opened in HCM City yesterday agreed.

Police look into scam claims at pagoda Police look into scam claims at pagoda

Police are investigating rumors that a pagoda in Long Bien District is selling children for adoption.

A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling

Customs officials have arrested a Chinese woman and a Vietnamese man at Suvarnabhumi Airport after they allegedly tried to smuggle out elephant tusks and ivory products worth about BAT9 million.

Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.