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.
The two new national treasures – a pair of stone lion statues and a red-lacquered altar trimmed with gold – are expected to help turn the thousand-year-old pagoda into a top tourism destination in the capital.
Parasite made history on Sunday in winning the Oscar for best picture, as the first non-English language film to score the coveted award.
Brad Pitt's Oscar win on Sunday marks a fitting comeback for the veteran actor whose personal life, rather than his on-screen roles, have dominated headlines in recent years.
US silver screen legend Kirk Douglas, the son of Jewish Russian immigrants who rose through the ranks to become one of Hollywood's biggest-ever stars, has died, his family said on Wednesday. He was 103.
Alfonso Cuaron bagged a hat trick of Oscars on Sunday for Roma, his love letter to his childhood in 1970s Mexico City, but civil rights drama Green Book crashed his party with a win for best picture.