Class nurtures love for cheo opera
Twice a week, a group of more than 20 young people gathers together to learn and practise Ly Truong Me Dop (Village Head and Mrs.Dop) – an excerpt from the famous cheo (Vietnamese traditional opera) repertoire Quan Am Thi Kinh.
Japanese, VN artists usher in summer
A group of Japanese and Vietnamese artists in HCM City is showcasing works in oil and lacquer, watercolours and mixed media, as a greeting to summer.
Film offers insight into German psyche
German documentary Berg und Tal (Mountain and Valley) will be screened at the Goethe Institute in the city tonight.
Hanoian Trio to show off instrumental tunes
The newly-founded Hanoian Trio consisting of cellist Ha Mien and composers Luu Hoang and Kien Cuong will perform at the Manzi Art Space tomorrow night.
Positive Mass bike ride returns
Inspired by the global cycling phenomenon critical mass, Ha Noi's own monthly iteration will return to the city's street on the last Friday of July.
Music, visual art show at Cargo Bar
A live music and visual art performance will be held at Cargo Bar on August 9.
City awaits South Korean girl band
Famous South Korean girl group 2NE1 will perform in HCM City on August 10 as part of its "All or Nothing" – 2014 World Tour.
The Aristocrats tour to stop in HCM City
As part of their "Culture Clash" Asian tour, US rock band Aristocrats will perform at a live concert in HCM City on August 13.
Saigon Chamber Music festival to kick off
Mosaic of Century, a concert featuring works of Maurice Ravel, Zoltan Kodaly, Zoe Martlew, and Dmitri Shostakovich, on August 2 will open the 2014 Saigon Chamber Music festival.
Islands exhibit features President Ho
As many as 200 artifacts documenting the central Party's and President Ho Chi Minh's ideology on protecting the country's maritime and island territory are on display at an exhibition in Ha Noi.
Horror film takes in VND12 billion
The Vietnamese horror film Doat Hon (Hollow) attracted 160,000 cinema-goers in the first four days after being released, bringing VND12 billion (US$556,000) in turnover, its producer, BHD Co., Ltd, has said.
Peru, VN deepen relationship
Peru, VN deepen relationship

To mark the National Day of the Republic of Peru on July 28, Luis Tsuboyama, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Peru wrote to Viet Nam News.

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.

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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.