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.
Mandela Day
Venezuela's ambassador to Viet Nam, Jorge Rondon Uzcategui (left), is greeted by children as he arrives at the Leprosy and Dermatology Hospital in Thai Binh Province for International Nelson Mandela Day on July 19, which also marks the 94th anniversary of the former South African President's birth day.
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.
Cultural exchange
Japanese resident Kanako Noguchi makes green tea at the Viet Nam-Japan Culture Exchange and Cuisine Festival in Da Nang.
Tenor shows power of music
When Korean tenor Park Sung-min married Vietnamese pianist Trang Trinh, it cemented his relationship with Viet Nam.
Eclectic tunes
Vanessa Van Anh Vo (left) and Diana Rowan, perform the tranh (36-string zither) and harp at The American Centre in downtown Ha Noi yesterday.
Aussie vet finds home in VN
They call him "Ong Tay", which is a general term for all Westerners.
Sporting gesture
French Ambassador Jean Noel Poirier (right) vies for a ball against a Vietnamese footballer during a friendly football match at Xuan La Stadium in Tay Ho District, Ha Noi on Sunday.
Camper follows passion to VN
At 28, Jason Doyle can say that he has seen the world, having been to 28 countries, but it is not travel that has been the dominant thread running through his life.
Swedish summer
The Swedish summer is coming to Ha Noi this Sunday! Enjoy a Swedish fika (coffee break) with cinnamon buns in the garden of the Swedish Embassy.
Japanese tea takes a bow
The two young Viet-namese slowly re-ceive tea bowls from their Japanese host, bow to each other and then raise the bowls in a gesture of respect to the host.

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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 2    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.