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The ceremony has been held for hundreds of years, honouring the principles of marriage, family happiness and uniting people in their family and community.

135-year-old church pulled down after delays

After prolonged discussions with the public, local diocese and Christian community in Xuân Trường District, authorities in the northern province of Nam Định have decided pull down the dilapidated Bùi Chu Church to build a new one.

Top 10 cultural events of the year

With the theme 'Visit Vietnam Year 2019', Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa, the national tourism year staged more than 100 festivals and cultural activities to promote sea and island tourism.

Asian artists showcased at event

More than 80 works by 19 artists from 13 countries and territories in Asia are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

Veteran singer’s band makes debut

A band of six members led by veteran singer Hoàng Bách has made debut in HCM City this week.  

Lap An lagoon – a treasure trove in Hue

Lap An Lagoon, also known as An Cu Lagoon, covers a total 800 ha near National Highway 1A passing Lang Co Town, Phu Loc District along the road linking Da Nang and Hue.

Wood you believe it? Hanoi's top artisans

Sơn Đồng Handicraft Village in Hoài Đức District, 20km west of downtown Hà Nội, has long been the source of some of Việt Nam's finest carved wood worship objects.

New book on Sai Gon culture, lifestyle released

A new book on the culture and lifestyle of Sai Gon, now HCM City, was released by the Culture & Arts Publishing House last weekend.

The portrait of Vietnam’s young townsfolk

In Hanoi, it is very common to see young people sitting in a coffee shop or on the sidewalk. They can sit on plastic chairs to eat noodles or put their legs on a rattan-made chair to play with smartphones. But their faces are often sad...

Teens and the pressure to become ... "celebrities"

 VietNamNet Bridge - The phenomenon of school age teens dreaming of becoming singers, models, actors ... is not too strange. However, many of them have to pursue this dream under the impacts of their parents.

The interesting graphics about the difference between Hanoi and Saigon

Recently, a set of graphics called "The Difference between Hanoi and Saigon" by Mr. Le Duy Nhat, 27, has made a big impression with Vietnamese netizens. It was debuted on April 15 but this set of graphics has attracted tens of thousands of views.

Vietnamese people “eat to die”?

VietNamNet Bridge - Dr. Dang Lich, Head of the Cardiovascular Ward of the Hanoi-based Huu Nghi Hospital says that he has met many people who died because of eating and drinking.

Starbucks to bring Chinese coffee to Vietnam?

It’s not very likely that Vietnamese coffee growers would benefit with the appearance of Starbucks in Vietnam, because the US chain may not use Vietnam’s coffee.