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American conductor Christopher Zimmerman leads concert at Opera House

American conductor Christopher Zimmerman, music director of Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in the US, will lead a concert of classical music at the HCM City Opera House on October 26.

Asia-Link Sketchwalk Hanoi – a destination for artists

Vietnamese architect Pham Thanh Son has found a convenient position to work on his sketching of an ancient house on Hang Ruoi Street.

New album remembers singer Y Moan

An album about Tay Nguyen culture has been released to honour the late People’s Artist Y Moan, a rock star from Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) who popularised his region’s music among young people.

Legal framework for ‘Made-in-Vietnam’ products to curb trade fraud

Vietnam has recently found cases of foreign enterprises falsely labelling their products as originating in Vietnam to illegally benefit from the free trade agreements (FTAs) the country is a member of and avoid trade defence mechanisms.

Concert features professional musicians and junior music lovers

Cool Cats Jazz Club will dedicate a night to artistic kids' performances on Saturday.

VN public spending lags behind plan

Total public investment spending reached VND192 trillion (US$8.25 billion) from January-September, the Ministry of Finance reported at an online meeting yesterday.

'Steel rose' conquers Vietnam's toughest marathons

With her short hair and joyful smile, Nguyen Tieu Phuong looks young and active for a 46 year old.

Vietnamese magician sets another world record

Magician Nguyen Phuong has broken his own world record set last year with a 10-minute-long performance in front of a high-tech 4D LED screen 16m in length.

Vietnamese Bamboo Circus: The art show showcases Vietnamese life

Bamboo and circus are two familiar concepts in Vietnamese life, but sometimes familiarity and simplicity are anything but ordinary, especially when the two combines on stage to create an art show like the Vietnamese Bamboo Circus.

Duc, Tai to have injuries checked in Singapore

Becamex Binh Duong players Nguyen Anh Duc and Le Tan Tai left for Singapore yesterday for health checks.

Traditional celebration of Doan Ngo festival reproduced

An ancient ritual was recreated over the weekend in Hanoi. During the Later Le Dynasty (1533 - 1789), kings would host a ritual to give fans to all mandarins during the Doan Ngo festival in summer.

Border guards suspected of destroying in Phong Nha-Ke Bang forest

 Dozens of false ebony trees have been destroyed in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Forest only a kilometre away from Con Roang border guard station.

HCM City campaign calls for joint actions to reduce plastic waste

A campaign named “Day to clean plastic waste 2019” was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on March 9 to raise public awareness and call for practical actions to protect the environment. 

Indonesian language officially taught at Vietnam National University

Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam Ibnu Hadi and Rector of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) Pham Quang Minh on February 15 signed a Memorandum of Understanding on teaching the Indonesian language at the USSH.

Hanoi prioritises Japanese technology in waste treatment projects

 Hanoi will prioritise the use of Japanese technology in waste treatment projects in the future, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

Vietnam fully committed to global efforts to fight climate change

 Vietnam remains fully committed to international actions to fight climate change, said Pham Van Tan, Deputy Director of the Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Vietnamese students win high prizes at Int’l Junior Science Olympiad

 All the Vietnamese contestants bagged prizes at the 15th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held in Botswana from December 2-10.   

Vietnam needs further efforts to mitigate climate change: Experts

 Vietnam has actively implemented international commitments andmade efforts to cope with climate change.

Vietnamese students win four medals at Int’l Olympiad in Informatics

 The Vietnamese team to the 30th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2018) brought home four medals, the Ministry of Education and Training’s Department of Quality Management said on September 7.

Hotel investor fined for discharging wastewater onto Danang beach

 Danang City People's Committee on Wednesday issued fines of VND160 million (USD7,054) to a hotel investor for directly discharging wastewater onto a local beach.