From Bach to the Blues, Chamber music festival back in HCMC
A night of music, From Bach to the Blues will kick off the 2nd Saigon Chamber Music concert series in HCM City.
City project gives facelift to iconic lake
A lake in the heart of HCM City now sports a stunning look thanks to the "7 Up To Diem Viet Nam" (7 Up Beautifies Viet Nam) campaign, a project that kicked off in HCM City in March.
The Immortal Epic ballet brings to mind memories of martyrs
The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will stage its first performance of the ballet Con Mai Ban Hung Ca (The Immortal Epic) at the city's Opera House on tomorrow.
Peru looks to deepen trade relationship with Viet Nam
The 194th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Peru is the right time to highlight the relationship between Peru and Viet Nam and to look forward to deeper and wider ties. July 28 commemorates the day that Peru gained its independence. Celebrations, including folk music played in parks and and plazas, are held in towns and cities across the nation.
Peruvian week serves up feast full of delicacies
The first Peru Gastronomic Week is being held downtown to celebrate Peru's Independence Day and the 21st anniversary of the friendship between Peru and Viet Nam (1994-2015).
Ha Noi to host Viet Pride festival
The fourth Viet Pride for the lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender (LGBT) community in Ha Noi will be held from July 30 to August 2.
Come fly a kite
An artisan puts his kite together (above) and a couple fly a kite with their son (right) at a festival in Yen So Park on the southern outskirts of Ha Noi yesterday.
Young stars often quickly fade
Many young, talented singers who win first or runner-up prizes at famous local singing contests end up facing obstacles, and sometimes losing their way, in the race to fame.
Book on negotiator at Paris Peace Conference out soon
The English version of a memoir by noted former vice-president Nguyen Thi Binh has just been published by Tri Thuc Publishers and Phuong Nam Books Company.
Construction work starts on Buddhist centre in Son La
Construction work on a large Buddhist administrative and cultural centre has begun in the northern mountainous province Son La.
Artist gets more creative with caricature
Born in 1946 in Ha Noi, Lap became passionate about painting when he was very young, although his parents did not work in the field of art. He had his first work published in a newspaper in 1963, when he was 17 years old.
A sartorial, culinary adventure in Hoi An
A sartorial, culinary adventure in Hoi An

Mulberry Garden Restaurant in Hoi An Silk Village offers the centuries old rich, traditional cuisine of the ancient town and Quang Nam Province.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

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.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".