Calligraphy show celebrates Vietnamese Women's Day
Two Japanese calligraphers, along with a Vietnamese calligrapher who has been their tutor for nearly a year, are holding a joint exhibition titled Duyen (Predestined Affinity), displaying 60 of their works in HCM City.
Show depicts changing cultural norms
When the film Doc Than Tuoi 30 (30-Year-Old Single Women) was shown on the Today TV channel last week, many young women learned a valuable lesson about love and family values.
Statue set for national recognition
The central city of Da Nang has proposed that the Mukhalinga, a statue of the Hindu god Shiva that was unearthed at the My Son Sanctuary site in 2012, is officially recognised as a national treasure.
The latest autumn-winter collection from leading designers and brands will be on show at the seasonal Ha Noi Fashion Week that opens this Friday.
The fourth annual European Day of Languages will be held at the Goethe Institute on October 25.
Vietnamese photographer wins international award
Photojournalist Tran Viet Van is the only Vietnamese photographer to win a prize at the Moscow International Photo Awards 2014, according to the competition's website www.moscowfotoawards.com.
World Heritage sites in the spotlight
For the first time, images of Viet Nam's World Heritage sites are placed alongside those of their counterparts from all over the world to show audiences the link between them.
Bollywood in Ha Noi
Indian band Girish and The Chronicle rock the stage (above) and a woman enjoys Indian henna drawing (right) on Diwali festival held on Saturday at Ha Noi's American Club.
My Lai survivor writes book
Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.
Youth Halloween night to bring scares, traffic safety tips
The largest ever Halloween festival in Ha Noi will bring scary, traffic safety-themed thrills on October 31 to West Lake Water Park.
Cai luong writer pens memoir on life's ups and downs
Cai luong playwright Tran Ha, real name Nguyen Van Thiet, has released his autobiography narrating events that happened in his life and tracing the development of the art from 1954 until 1975, when he became a cultural official.
Dutch master sees Viet Nam as future martial arts hub
Dutch master sees Viet Nam as future martial arts hub

The name of Dutchman Malte Stokhof has become familiar with Japanese martial artists in HCM City, not only because of his talent for Japanese sword fighting combat (Katori Shinto-ryu), but also for of his efforts to pass his passion on to local residents.

Gogi House brings ‘kimchi country' to City
Gogi House brings ‘kimchi country' to City

Enamoured of everything Korean - from hairstyles and fashion to music and dance - Vietnamese high school and university students regularly frequent restaurants offering Korean food. HCMCity's Gogi House, situated in a district where many South Koreans live, is popular with both locals and expats. Thu Anh reports.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.