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The Boiler Room, a London-based online music broadcasting platform commissioning and streaming live music sessions around the world, will host two shows in HCM City on October 19 and 21.

Solo performance by violinist Bui Cong Duy at Opera House

Vietnam’s leading violinist Bui Cong Duy will give a solo performance in a concert at the HCM City Opera House on September 28.

Race walker Phuc breaks national walking record

Race walker Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuc won A gold medal and broke the national record in the women’s 10km category at the National Athletics Championship yesterday.

Korean scholar says states should not resort to force

President of the Geopolitics Institute of Korea, Professor-Doctor Lee Woong-Hyeon, talks to Vietnam News Agency correspondent Manh Hung in Seoul about the recent activities by China in the East Sea.

Quyet scores only goal in all-Vietnamese AFC Zonal final

Nguyen Van Quyet scored the only goal to help Ha Noi FC beat Becamex Binh Duong 1-0 in the first leg of the AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal final on Wednesday.

Photo exhibition features HCM City’s development

HCM City and its history and development are featured in a photo exhibition at the HCM City Photographers Association.

German musicians perform to open summer programme

The musicians will bring an emotional performance of European music from the gentle melodies of Clara Schumann in Germany to the Slavic rhythms of Antonin Dvorak's music.

Hanoi draw with Ceres Negros in AFC Cup’s ASEAN zonal semi-finals

Ha Noi FC drew 1-1 with Ceres Negros of the Philippines in the first leg of the AFC Cup’s ASEAN zonal semi-finals yesterday.

Concert celebrates President Ho Chi Minh

A concert featuring Vietnamese contemporary concerto and dance will be held at the HCM City Opera House on May 18 to celebrate the 129th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh on May 19.

Vietnam seeks models of solid waste treatment technology

 Vietnam’s current daily-life solid waste management has not met the requirements of environmental protection as it has not been managed and disposed in a safe way.

Infrastructure shortage challenges new education curriculum

 The lack of infrastructure is said to pose a big challenge for the implementation of the new National Curriculum for Primary and Secondary Education.

Da Nang beach covered with waste following torrential rains

 My Khe Beach in Danang City’s Ngu Hanh Son District has been covered with waste following torrential rains over recent days.

Sun bear in Tay Ninh rescued after 15 years in captivity

 A female sun bear was rescued yesterday after 15 years in captivity in a border district of Tay Ninh Province in southeast Vietnam.

Vietnamese students in U.S. increase for 17th Straight Year

 The number of Vietnamese students in the U.S. has increased consistently for 17 straight years, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual “Open Doors” Report.  

Nationwide campaign launched to combat plastic pollution

 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a campaign on October 12, calling for joint efforts in plastic waste prevention nationwide, in response to the 2018 “Make the world cleaner” campaign.

HCM City schools teach kids to collect, recycle milk cartons

 Kids at HCM City’s Tân Bình District Kindergarten on Friday saw a skit that showed them how to push straws into empty cartons after drinking milk and then flattening, folding and disposing of the cartons properly.

Fishing to be forbidden in Ha Long Bay’s natural reserves

 The People’s Committee in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh, has announced that all kinds of fishing will be banned in Ha Long Bay’s natural reserve sites as of October 1.

Dong Nai fines Malaysian firm for illegal waste disposal

 The People’s Committee of southern Dong Nai province has fined the subsidiary of a Malaysian company 9.7 billion VND (around 427,300 USD) for illegally burying waste.

Vietnam for first time wins highest score at Int'l Biology Olympiad

 All four members of the Vietnamese team attending the 2018 International Biology Olympiad recently held in Iran won medals, with three gold and one silver, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.

Hai Duong province okays US$44mil. waste-to-energy plant

 The People’s Committee of the northern province of Hai Duong recently granted approval for the investment of a waste-to-electricity plant in Luong Dien commune, Cam Giang district.