Exhibition showcases the life of navy personnel, fishermen
An exhibition of art works in different genres, depicting Vietnamese navy personnel and their life on the sea and islands, was inaugurated this morning in Ha Noi.
Horror film seeks to revive genre
Doat Hon (Hollow) attempts not only to score success at the box office, but also to revive Vietnamese horror films.
Rare paintings threatened by family problems
Family poverty has placed a priceless collection of paintings by Ton That Dao, a former member of the Hue royal family, in jeopardy.
VN art displayed in Mongolia
The works of Vietnamese women artists are being displayed at a biennial exhibition organised by the International Women Artist's Council (INWAC) in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
Veteran author publishes works
HCM City-based Tre Publishing House has signed a lifetime copyright deal with veteran writer Trang The Hy, one of Viet Nam's most venerated contemporary literature writers.
Ha Noi student wins V-Kpop Superstar contest
Beating back three other strong challengers in the finale of the V-Kpop Superstar – on Saturday, Ha Noi-born Le Thanh Tung clinched the first season of the competition.
Celebrities lend fame to VN football season
One cannot help recognising the voice and looking at where it is coming from – popular actor and comedian Chi Trung appears to be putting on an act in front of the Hang Day Stadium.
‘Restorers' lay waste to ancient pagoda
So-called restoration workers have almost destroyed a 500-year-old pagoda on the southern outskirts of Ha Noi. Work on the 16th-century-pagoda has been called to a halt while experts inspect the piles of old pillars, beams and carvings.
Researcher explores history of capital via wrought ironwork
Resulting from a combination of East meets West in the early 20th century, ornamental motifs on the wrought iron railings, balconies, gates and windows give Ha Noi a truly elegant beauty.
Vocal contest return fetes Ha Noi
A vocal contest will be held as part of celebrations for the 60th anniversary of Ha Noi's Capital Liberation Day on October 10 in 1954.
Free hugs on offer
If a complete stranger walks up to you on Sunday with arms outstretched and a smile on his or her face, don't run! It will be part of a free hugs campaign being held in Ha Noi, HCM City and Nha Trang.
Frenchman tells East Sea story
Frenchman tells East Sea story

Andre Menras could not have asked for more than the backhanded compliment he received after his documentary, Hoang Sa- Viet Nam: A Painful Loss, was screened in Ha Noi recently.

A veritable feast from the southeast
A veritable feast from the southeast

Beef is the standout specialty of the Sau Sanh Restaurant: barbequed ribs, hotspots and grilled dishes that attract diners from near and far. My Duyen samples the fare with relish.


China continues East Sea aggression China continues East Sea aggression

China continued to maintain its illegal presence and aggression in Vietnamese waters yesterday as more condemnation of its actions came from US and Philippine officials.

Single father's formula for mother's milk 6    Single father's formula for mother's milk

The baby began to cry just as the taxi started moving.Trinh Tuan was at a loss. He had no previous experience of taking care of any baby, and here he was, alone with his 14-day-old baby daughter for the first time, going home from the Tu Du Hospital in HCM City.

BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos 1    BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$53.16 million to Laos to help the country build a road in its northern province of Houaphanh.

Delta faces major water crisis Delta faces major water crisis

More efforts must be made to efficiently manage and use scarce water resources of the Mekong River as climate change and rapid development to produce electricity have threatened its sustainability.

Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal

It has been difficult getting back to normal life for Iain McNamara and his peers after their one-year trip through 22 countries.