VN theatre stages Brecht play
Standing in the middle of a Caucasian chalk circle, two women claim a boy to be their own offspring and are firmly gripping each of the boy's hands as a judge looks on .
Thu An wins Do Re Mi
Eight-year-old Vu Thu An has won the eighth Do Re Mi (children's singing contest).
New food street
People enjoy food at Hang Buom Street in Ha Noi's Old Quarter on Friday night. The 300m long street has been made a cuisine street. It serves traditional confectionery and beverages and some European and Asian dishes to visitors to the night market from Hang Dao to Dong Xuan.
Cuoi La Thua, a Vietnamese version of the famous entertainment programme Laugh and You Lose from the Netherlands-based full-service media company Talpa, will air on HTV7 early next month.
The organisers of the well-known fashion reality TV show, Viet Nam's Next Top Model, have chosen 16 candidates to compete for the championship in the show's fifth season.
The New World Sai Gon Hotel will marks its 20 anniversary on October 8 with a gala dinner of "giving back to the community", raising funds for the Christina Noble Children's Foundation.
Wildlife activism
Vietnamese pop diva Hong Nhung stares at a decomposing rhino carcass in the world-renowned Kruger Park in South Africa.
A group of eight motorcyclists from Australia plus several from other countries will join a 200km journey in Russian-made Ural sidecars from Ha Noi to Pu Luong nature reserve in Thanh Hoa Province on September 28.
Photographer Huu Nen has released a photo book to celebrate the 60th Liberation Day for Ha Noi on October 10.
Ha Noi's first environmentally friendly building, UN House, also known as Green One, is nearing completion in busy Kim Ma Street.
Da Nang visitors get free postcards
The central city's Culture, Sport and Tourism department will launch the Da Nang Smiling City project as a part of tourism promotion next month.
Chile marks national independence
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Today Chile celebratesanother National Independence Day; this year it will be the 204th anniversary of its independence.

Sample Vietnamese variety on one plate
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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.