The famous short story Lão Hạc by Nam Cao has been remade into a movie called Cậu Vàng, named after the endearing way to refer to the dog owned by the main character, old man Lão Hạc.
Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper recently spoke with author Nguyễn Nhật Ánh, who shared many insights about his career.
The Kim Đồng Publishing House has released a series of eight books by Vietnamese writers as part of the publisher’s efforts to encourage reading among youth.
Kira Nguyen, otherwise known as The Hanoi Chamomile, only started blogging two years ago and has been making YouTube videos for just over a year but has amassed a large fanbase who enjoy his inspirational content.
A series of cultural and art programmes will be organised at HCM City Book Street to celebrate the street’s 5th anniversary on January 9, and promote the reading habit among the community.
Captain Ngô Sỹ Thưởng is working as a police officer at Gia Trung Prison in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai but he is more well known among the prisoners as a teacher who instructs illiterate prisoners to practise reading and writing in Vietnamese.
Poet Nguyễn Quang Thiều has been acting as a bridge linking Vietnamese writers with their foreign counterparts, and has organised many international literary events at home.
The Bông Sao Primary School in HCM City’s District 8 is running a free night class to help improve education standards for migrants.