A bust of President Hồ Chí Minh that was preserved by Vietnamese prisoners on Côn Đảo Island during the resistance war against the French is displayed to the public for that first time at an exhibition being held at Hồ Chí Minh Museum.
Memories of cruel battles to defend Hà Nội in 1954 are reflected at an exhibition held yesterday at the Thăng Long Royal Citadel vestige.
The beauty of the nature in the Trường Sa (Spratly Islands) and its people is portrayed in a book of photos taken by photographer and journalist Nguyễn Mỹ Trà, released yesterday in Hà Nội.
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng yesterday called for comprehensive deepening of ties between Viet Nam and Laos in all areas, saying it would promote nation-building and security for both countries.
Songwriter Nguyễn Phú Quang, renowned for his love songs, will dedicate two musical nights at the Ha Noi Opera House next month to women.
Some 22.5 million students across Việt Nam celebrated the start of the school year yesterday, as the country continues its struggle to reform the education system and boost economic growth for a better job market.
Defence Minister General Phùng Quang Thanh (left) and his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan performed the ritual of saluting territorial sovereignty marker 1223 and witnessed a joint patrol of the two countries’ border soldiers at Chi Ma Border Gate in the northern mountainous province of Lạng Sơn yesterday.
Việt Nam’s famous traditional dress, the áo dài, has undergone many transformations over the years to reach its current form, and its allure and appeal has never died.