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Analysts say that demand for vehicle number plates with numbers that bring good luck is very high.

VN painting "Mother and Child" sold for high price at Sotheby’s art auction

A piece of work titled “Mère et enfant” (Mother and Child) produced by French-Vietnamese painter Le Thi Luu was auctioned for EUR529,200 during an online session at Indochine of Sotheby’s.

MoIT propose auctions for renewable energy

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has put forth a proposal to start auctioning solar and wind energy projects that did not complete the technical test phase prior to October 31, 2021.

Vietnamese paintings auctioned for millions of US dollar

The auction will start on December 14. The painting Lady by the River which was signed in 1937 was estimated by collectors and experts that it would be the second most expensive one in the auction session.

Nguyen Dynasty mandarin hat fetches 600,000 Euros at Spanish auction

A Vietnamese mandarin hat said to be from the Nguyen Dynasty has sold for 600,000 euros (about VND15.6 billion) at an auction in Barcelona, Spain.

Hanoi artist promotes local culture through lacquerware

Painter and artisan Nguyen Tan Phat has brought Vietnamese folklore into works of art thanks to his passion for lacquer.


Painting by local artist fetches US$1 million at French auction

A lacquer painting by renowned Vietnamese painter Pham Hau was sold for EUR833,000, equivalent to over US$1 million, during an auction held by French auction house Aguttes.

Vietnamese art masterpieces to be sold in Christie's upcoming auction

Three Vietnamese paintings by late Vietnamese painters will be auctioned at the Christie’s upcoming 20th and 21st Century Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong (China) on May 24.

Portrait by late Vietnamese painter to be auctioned in Hong Kong

A portrait, titled La Joconde (Mona Lisa), by late painter Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980) will be available for bidding on May 24 as part of the Christie’s Hong Kong Spring Auctions.

Vietnamese paintings return to homeland

The painting "Madame Phuong" by painter Mai Trung Thu recently sold for US$3.1 million, a high point in Vietnam’s cultural life.

A self-portrait of painter Le Pho auctioned for one million dollars

The painting “Autoportrait dans la forêt” (A self-portrait in the forest) by Le Pho (1907-2001) fetched over one million dollars at an auction at Sotheby's, Paris on March 16.

Vietnamese pottery piece fetches $455,000 at auction

A pottery jar made in Vietnam dating back to the 15th century sold for €406,000 (US$455,000) at an auction by Christie's.


Art works put up for auction to support pandemic fight

A total of 60 art works will be put up for auction by An Ninh Thu Do (Capital Security) newspaper and Indochine Art JSC in support of the COVID-19 fight.

PM urges simpler procedures for auction of 4G band

The PM has directed the MIC to urgently propose simpler and faster procedures to the auction of the 4G band.

Portrait of coach Park fetches $12,000 for charity

A portrait of national football team coach Park Hang-seo has been sold for US$12,000 during an auction at Chọn Auction House in Hanoi, with the entire sum going to charity.

Lack of regulations hinders licence plate auctions

Vehicle licence plates have to be considered public assets eligible for transactions, experts said about the Government’s plan to sell highly sought-after lucky numbers via auctions.

Auction could determine future of solar initiatives

After months of uncertainty over the policy, the much awaited next round of purchase prices in solar power may be set through auction instead of enjoying the same feed-in tariff required elsewhere. 

Experts say auctions could help reduce solar power prices by 30-40%

When the purchase prices of solar power are set through auction, prices are expected to fall by 30%-40% from the current levels, said experts at a seminar yesterday.


List of luxury fruits available in Vietnam

Here are some of the luxury fruits which can be purchased in Vietnam, albeit at high prices.

VN royal lacquer painting sold for $265,000

 VietNamNet Bridge – A co-worked lacquer painting by noted artists Hoang Tich Chu (1912-2003) and Nguyen Tien Chung (1914-1978) was sold for 226,900 euros (US$265,000).