Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene
The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the pheno-menon.
French translator brings VN literature to foreign readers
In 2008, when Yves Bouille first arrived in Viet Nam, he only wanted to stay six months to attend cooking school. But the country has kept him here much longer than he thought.
Sumptuous Singapore
A guest tastes food at the opening of the Singapore Food Festival in Ha Noi yesterday
Women ride for rhino rights
Victoria and Vanessa Wiesenmaier are touring Asia on bicycles, carrying a message to save the dwindling population of rhinos.
Korean teacher beats heat, blues with inspired dance
Chun Yoo-oh's private and professional world – one of dance, choreography and teaching – took a dramatic turn when her husband accepted a job in HCM City as a branch manager for a major project 11 years ago.
Mozambique enjoys 40 years of freedom, Viet Nam links
Today we celebrate 40 years of indepen- dence and of the establishment of diplom-atic relations with Viet Nam. On this date, we celebrate the spirit brought by those who cared for the independence of our beloved country and the freedom of our people, as the fulfilment of a centuries-long process of resistance to colonial rule.
‘New' surfing sport set to make big waves on My Khe beach
Gonçalo (Gonzalo) Cabrito, 40, has launched stand up paddleboarding (SUP), a new sport, in Da Nang City's My Khe beach for the local people and tourists.
Russia, Viet Nam are tied together by friendship
It is a great honour for me to present an article on the occasion of the National Day of my home country, the Russian Federation.
Swedish innovation leads way to renewable success
On June 6, we Swedes celebrate our National Day. At the end of the 19th century, Sweden was a poor rural country, but in the 20th century, the economy took off. In 2013 we had a GDP/capita of about US$60,000 - among the highest in the world.
Equity: something to work for
To mark Argentina's National Day, I would like to refer to events that took place on May 25, 1810, when the first Argentine National Government was formed, politically independent from Spanish colonial rule. This achievement initiated a long process that culminated in our organisation as a nation.

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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".