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

VN's book on diplomatic wins in the 1975 Spring Offensive released in French

The Gioi Publishing House has recently released a book in French, featuring memoirs of Vo Van Sung, a former Vietnamese ambassador in France, and images of Paris during Vietnam’s struggle for the reunification of the country in 1975.

Coronavirus: Paris bans daytime outdoor exercise

From Wednesday, exercise outside in the French capital is forbidden between 10:00 and 19:00.

Coronavirus: Staff force Louvre closure over infection fears

The Paris museum remains shut amid "real concern" among staff over the growing number of infections.

Great poet Nguyen Du’s death anniversary to be commemorated in France

Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UNESCO in collaboration with the central province of Ha Tinh will organise a ceremony to commemorate the 200th death anniversary of great poet Nguyen Du at the UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris in March.

Images showcasing world heritage sites featured on traditional Ao Dai

Talented local designer Nhat Dung has decorated a variety of Ao Dai with famous world heritage sites in a bid to promote Vietnamese culture to international friends during a cultural exchange that took place in HCM City.

Paris exhibition celebrates life of Marie-Antoinette

Paris show includes contemporary treatment of woman France loved to hate in mangas, fashion and film

Patrick Pham debuts latest collection at Paris Fashion Week 2019

Vietnamese designer Patrick Pham presented a range of couture dresses and accessories that have been hand-made from Vietnamese textile materials at the recent Paris Fashion Week 2019 in France.

Archives on Ho Chi Minh displayed in Paris

Documents and images related to the life of President Ho Chi Minh and his revolutionary activities in France are on display at an exhibition in the French capital Paris.

Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030

 Paris authorities plan to banish all petrol- and diesel-fueled cars from the world’s most visited city by 2030, 

Paris boosts cycling infrastructure, names 2017 'year of the bike'

 Paris plans a major boost to its cycling infrastructure and will ban cars from outside the Louvre museum as it steps up its fight against traffic pollution,

EgyptAir says flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

 An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo went missing on Thursday, disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea,

With climate at 'breaking point', leaders urge breakthrough in Paris

 World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.

German photographer explores Hanoi, Paris

 German photographer Matthias Meyer will unveil his exhibition entitled Disorientation – A Small Paris in Hanoi at the Goethe Institute from July 21.

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  Day-long music event at Saigon Outcast, Paris-based DJ performs at The Observatory, Saigon Ranger features Canadian neo-soul singer, Local band to cover Linkin Park songs, German photographer explores Ha Noi, Paris

Vietnam cinema to screen in Paris next week

 VietNamNet Bridge – Cinematheque Francaise will hold a program highlighting an overview of Vietnam’s cinema in Paris from June 11 to 27.

Nearly 2,000 people join anti-China demonstration in Paris

 VietNamNet Bridge - Nearly 2,000 Oversea Vietnamese and French people gathered in Trocadéro Square in Paris on May 16 evening to protest against China's illegal rig in Vietnam's water.

Paris car ban set to start after pollution hits high

 Hundreds of police will monitor traffic in Paris on Monday after pollution levels prompted the French government to impose major restrictions.

Vietnamese model opens Julien Fourtie’s show in Paris

 VietNamNet Bridge – Cha Mi – Top 4 Vietnam’s Next Top Model – was picked by internationally renowned designer Julien Fourtie to open his show in Paris Fashion Week 2014 on January 21.

In pictures: VN Project Runway champion makes impressive debut in Paris

 VietNamNet Bridge - On September 28, in the Tiffany Fashion Show Paris 2013, the winner of the Vietnam Project Runway 2013 - Hoang Minh Ha successfully introduced his collection Black Rose and received a lot of praises from international experts.