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Publishers promote summer reading for kidsicon

Publishers promote summer reading for kids

Vietnamese publishing houses are promoting new programmes and books this summer to encourage children to read.

 
How can books change us?icon

How can books change us?

FEATURE
25/05/2021

The “How Worthwhile Is Your Youth” program contributes to changing the minds of many young people.

Foreign authors release bilingual comic on Vietnamese childrenicon

Foreign authors release bilingual comic on Vietnamese children

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
25/05/2021

A bilingual Vietnamese-English comic book entitled "The Lost Sandal" has been introduced to Vietnamese readers, a joint product of Belgian author Geralda De Vos and Swedish illustrator Sofia Holt, who are both living and working in Vietnam.

Seeking books that help change a nation's destinyicon

Seeking books that help change a nation's destiny

FEATURE
23/05/2021

“Each book has its own mission and impact on an individual audience. When they are combined, the book creates power that can change the whole nation,” the CEO of a book house told VietNamNet.

Books promote love for Vietnamese language among expats in Europeicon

Books promote love for Vietnamese language among expats in Europe

VIETNAM & WORLD
18/03/2021

Since late 2020, online stores selling Vietnamese books have bloomed in many European countries including Finland, Sweden, Demark, France, Germany and Belgium.

Culinary experts’ book about sweet dishes in Hue style releasedicon

Culinary experts’ book about sweet dishes in Hue style released

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
20/02/2021

A book featuring Vietnamese sweet products or mứt by Nguyen Thi Phien and Do Thi Phuong Nhi, female culinary experts of Hue City, has been released by the Vietnam Women Publishing House.

New Literary Doorsicon

New Literary Doors

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
16/02/2021

Thanks to a wonderful meeting with international writers in the spring of 2019, Vietnamese literature has seen higher levels of promotion worldwide.

The last old-book restorer in Saigonicon

The last old-book restorer in Saigon

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
10/02/2021

Nestled in a small alley on Ly Chinh Thang Street in District 3 is the book restoration shop of Mr. Vo Van Rang, 60, who has worked here for more than 40 years.

New book on Tet releasedicon

New book on Tet released

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
03/02/2021

A new book on the culture and lifestyle of Vietnamese people during Tet (Lunar New Year festival) has been released in HCM City.

Non-profit library offers quality English books for childrenicon

Non-profit library offers quality English books for children

SOCIETY
28/11/2020

Four years ago, Ngo Mai Huong, a teacher for Wellspring School, visited bookstores in Hanoi to look for quality English books for her three-year-old daughter.

New book features Khmer murals in southern Vietnamicon

New book features Khmer murals in southern Vietnam

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
16/11/2020

A book featuring the art of ethnic Khmer murals in southern Vietnam by cultural researcher Huynh Thanh Binh has been released by the HCM City-based Van Hoa-Van Nghe (Culture-Arts) Publishing House. 

The last “book doctor” in Saigonicon

The last “book doctor” in Saigon

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
10/11/2020

Vo Van Rang has restored millions of old books in his shop in Ho Chi Minh City for 40 years. He is now the only person restoring books in the city and is called the “doctor” for old books by his customers.

Free book ATM machine makes debut in Hanoiicon

Free book ATM machine makes debut in Hanoi

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
25/04/2020

The first-ever free book ATM machine launched by the Thai Ha Books Joint Stock Company came into operation on 119-C5 To Hieu street in Cau Giay district in Hanoi on April 24.

Hanoi aims to become literary hub by 2030icon

Hanoi aims to become literary hub by 2030

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
27/03/2020

Hanoi People's Committee has issued the plan for the literary development in the city to 2025 with a view to 2030.

Online bookstores cut prices amid COVID-19 epidemicicon

Online bookstores cut prices amid COVID-19 epidemic

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
13/03/2020

Book lovers have been offered opportunities to buy their favourites at surprisingly low prices on online bookstores at a time when traditional bookshops have been affected by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Booker judges try to have it both waysicon

Booker judges try to have it both ways

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
16/10/2019

Awarding joint prize to Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo feels like a fudge

American writer settles down in Vietnam after travelling to 70 countriesicon

American writer settles down in Vietnam after travelling to 70 countries

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
02/09/2019

As the son of diplomats, American novelist Alexander Yates has travelled to 70 countries around the world.