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Franco-Vietnamese Days of Innovation opens in HCM Cityicon

Franco-Vietnamese Days of Innovation opens in HCM City

Two innovation programmes will be offered during the third Franco-Vietnamese Days of Innovation on November 13-14 in HCM City.

 
Vietnam’s imprint on French photo festivalsicon

Vietnam’s imprint on French photo festivals

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
30/09/2020

In early 2020, photographer Ly Hoang Long sent 2 collections called "Mud wrestling" and "12-lamp ceremony" to compete in the "Chemins de Photos" festival (Photography path) at L'aude, southern France without much expectation. 

French and Vietnamese movies to be screened in Hanoiicon

French and Vietnamese movies to be screened in Hanoi

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
24/09/2020

The French cultural centre L’Espace in Hanoi is due to host film screenings with the theme of “Fashion week 2020” from September 28 to October 5, featuring a number of French and Vietnamese movies on the fashion industry.

Three European powers reject China’s East Sea claimsicon

Three European powers reject China’s East Sea claims

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
19/09/2020

France, Germany, and the United Kingdom have come together to issue a joint note verbale to the United Nations in order to challenge China’s claims in the East Sea.

Translations of masterpiece displayed in Parisicon

Translations of masterpiece displayed in Paris

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
18/09/2020

An exhibition featuring translations of Vietnamese masterpiece Truyện Kiều (The Tale of Kiều) opened in Paris as part of the activities to mark poet Nguyen Du’s 255th birthday and commemorate his 200th death anniversary.

Arsene Wenger to coach French stars for friendly in Vietnam next yearicon

Arsene Wenger to coach French stars for friendly in Vietnam next year

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
08/09/2020

Coach Arsene Wenger alongside many French veteran players including former UEFA President Michel Platini, Fabien Barthez, Jean Pierre Papin, Marcel Desailly and Nicolas Anelka will go to Vietnam for a friendly match in 2021.

Hanoi metro project train to arrive next month for displayicon

Hanoi metro project train to arrive next month for display

SOCIETY
04/09/2020

A train designed for the Nhon-Hanoi Station metro route was sent from Dunkirk Port in France on September 2.

Michel Platini and French stars to play friendly in Vietnamicon

Michel Platini and French stars to play friendly in Vietnam

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
26/08/2020

Former UEFA President Michel Platini, coach Arsene Wenger, Patrice Evra and many French veteran players will go to Vietnam for a friendly match in 2021.

Niger attack: French aid workers among eight killed by gunmenicon

Niger attack: French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen

SOCIETY
10/08/2020

The attack happened in a region which draws visitors to the last giraffe herds in West Africa.

France drugs: PM Castex to impose on-the-spot fines nationwideicon

France drugs: PM Castex to impose on-the-spot fines nationwide

SOCIETY
26/07/2020

The system will apply nationwide from September, as the new PM cracks down on "every day violence".

Coronavirus: France announces significant lifting of restrictionsicon

Coronavirus: France announces significant lifting of restrictions

SOCIETY
15/06/2020

President Emmanuel Macron proclaims that France has won its "first victory" against coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Paris returns to cafe life with new normalicon

Coronavirus: Paris returns to cafe life with new normal

SOCIETY
07/06/2020

Unrecognisable by its emptiness during lockdown, Paris rediscovers its raison d'être.

Adama Traoré: French anti-racism protests defy police banicon

Adama Traoré: French anti-racism protests defy police ban

SOCIETY
03/06/2020

Echoing US protests, people call for justice for Adama Traoré, who died in 2016 in police custody.

Renault cuts 15,000 jobs in major restructuringicon

Renault cuts 15,000 jobs in major restructuring

BUSINESS
29/05/2020

The French carmaker announces a €2bn cost-cutting plan after seeing a collapse in sales.

Coronavirus: France announces €8bn rescue plan for car industryicon

Coronavirus: France announces €8bn rescue plan for car industry

BUSINESS
27/05/2020

President Emmanuel Macron wants France to become the top producer of clean vehicles in Europe.

Marie Cau: First transgender mayor elected in Franceicon

Marie Cau: First transgender mayor elected in France

POLITICS
26/05/2020

The council of Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes chose Marie Cau as their new mayor on Saturday.

Coronavirus: France's first known case 'was in December'icon

Coronavirus: France's first known case 'was in December'

SOCIETY
05/05/2020

A Paris doctor says a patient first diagnosed with pneumonia is now confirmed as having had Covid-19.

Coronavirus: New lows for deaths in France, Spain and Italyicon

Coronavirus: New lows for deaths in France, Spain and Italy

SOCIETY
04/05/2020

A French doctor says tests on samples from patients show the virus was present last year.