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A collaborative exhibition, Tales from the River Bank, has opened at the city’s museum, featuring photos and old stories of a fishing community on the Han River banks 20 years ago.

Volunteers clean up garbage in Hanoi

Two tonnes of garbage were collected from under Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi over the weekend by around 200 volunteers.

From everyday use to fine art

Hundreds of fine art works designed to be used in daily life such as interior decor and fashion are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

Lý Sơn Islands to build as a non-carbon site

SK Group and Doosan Vina have proposed a Non-Carbon Islands Innovation Project including tidal power, solar power-driven stove and Energy Storage System (ESS) for An Bình Islet and Ly Son Islands, off the coast of Quang Ngai.

HCM City takes steps to ensure traffic safety and order

Nguyen Ngoc Tuong, deputy chief of the HCM City Traffic Safety Committee, talks  about the city's traffic situation and solutions to ensure traffic safety

Genome of rare Linhzhi mushroom conserved

The genome of rare Linhzhi mushrooms has been successfully conserved by scientists of Phước Bình National Park, opening opportunities for the production of the mushroom.

Đà Nẵng motel helps young poor parents

A motel in central Da Nang's Le Quang Dinh Street has become a destination for young poor parents and single mothers who need somewhere to live at affordable prices.

Hanoi plans solutions to increase public transport use

Hanoi is considering setting up priority lanes for buses while banning cars on some roads.

State audit could face lawsuits: draft law

State agencies will be allowed to file legal challenges against the State Audit over unsatisfactory audit reports, according to a draft amendment to the Law on State Audit.

Exhibition celebrates 74th National Day

A new exhibition of 109 paintings and sculptures by veteran and young artists of the south has open at the HCM City Museum of Fine Arts to celebrate the 74th anniversary of National Day, September 2.    

Exhibition celebrates 74th National Day

A new exhibition of 109 paintings and sculptures by veteran and young artists of the south has open at the HCM City Museum of Fine Arts to celebrate the 74th anniversary of National Day, September 2.    

Private high schools in HCM City compete with each other to attract students

Private high schools in HCM City are offering discounts and extra-curricular activities to attract the nearly 13,000 students who could not get admission to public high schools.

Student-classroom ratio a challenge for HCM City schools

HCM City faces challenges in meeting the Ministry of Education and Training’s regulation on the maximum number of students in classrooms as enrolment continues to increase.

Cham Islands successfully protect biodiversity

Local fisherman Huynh Tan Loc now earned his living mostly from home-stay and cuisine service or night-fishing on boat rather than fishing.

Lotus scented tea

June is season of lotus, which is popular with its innocent beauty and fragrance though rises from mud. 

In Vietnam, nightclub-goers must be over 18s

Nightclubbers must be for over 18s only and close by 2am as part of a new Government decree covering karaoke bars an nightclubs that will takes effect from September this year.

Taking a dip to cool off in the capital

“Hot, hot, hot...!!!” That’s the most common phrase being uttered at the moment in Hanoi as the heat of mid-summer overwhelms the north.

Vietnam to review localities' child protection services

An inter-ministry task force will review child protection efforts in cities and provinces across the country in June, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affair Dao Ngoc Dung

Dak Lak triumph in National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities

Dak Lak  triumphed in the 11th National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities which closed in Dak Nong Province on May 27.

POPS asks huge compensation for alleged FPT TV copyright infringement

Vietnam-headquartered POPS Worldwide, a digital entertainment company, has asked for compensation of US$15 million from FPT TV for alleged copyright infringement.