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The thyroid laparoscopy technique invented by Dr. Tran Ngoc Luong, Head of the National Hospital of Endocrinology, has been honoured with the record as Vietnam’s most commonly used thyroid endoscopic technique.


Minister sets higher goal at 2018 Asian Games

The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has set the goal to win at least three gold medals at the 18th Asian Games this year.

Vietnamese archers break SEA Games’ record

Vietnamese archers Nguyen Tien Cuong and Chau Kieu Oanh brought home a bronze medal and broke a Southeast Asian (SEA) Games’ record in the mixed doubles 70m three-stringed bow event at the Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 18.

Major indexes hit records as post-election rally goes on

 All three major U.S. stock indexes set record closing highs on Monday, extending their post-election rally as energy and other commodity-related shares gained and Facebook led a jump in technology.

Oldest man in Vietnam recognized by nat’l records group

 VietNamNet Bridge – Y'N Dong, an ethnic Mo Nong man who is 116 years old, has been recognized by the Vietnam Record Organization as the oldest man in Vietnam.

Southeast Asia's largest bronze Buddha statue unveiled

 The northern province of Nam Dinh on August 31 inaugurated a bronze statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, the largest of its kind in South East Asia.

Argentinean tango maestro to perform and teach in Saigon

Martin Villafane, an internationally-acclaimed tango dancer and teacher from Argentina, will begin his performances and teach tango for Vietnamese fans in HCMC as part of a project entitled “Casa De Tango”.

Photos: Life of the oldest woman in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mrs. Nguyen Thi Tru in Binh Chanh Dist, Ho Chi Minh City, has been recognized as the oldest woman in Vietnam. Her health is fairly good and she eats three to four bowls of rice each day.

Young shooters blast national records

 A new tournament record was set yeasterday at the National Youth Shooting Championships in Ha Noi.

Vietnamese swimmers set records

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Anh Vien yesterday (June 8) set three new records at the ongoing 38th Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championships in Singapore.

Gigantic placard of President Ho sets new record

 Last Tuesday, nearly 3,500 students in the southern province of Vinh Long held colourful display cards to create a massive portrait of President Ho Chi Minh at the provincial stadium.

Giant Tet cake sets new record

The Vietnamese people create giant-size traditional Tet items as part of the numerous activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

The tallest Christmas tree in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – It is more than 30 meters high, weighs 5 tons and is decorated with 100,000 LEDs. The tallest Christmas tree in Vietnam is located in Royal City, a major urban area in Hanoi.

Folk tug of war seeks UNESCO recognition

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has directed relevant agencies to join in compiling a multi-national dossier of the traditional Tug of war to seek the UNESCO's recognition as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity by 2015.

People's Artist Dang Thai Son to perform in Vietnam this Dec.

People's Artist Dang Thai Son will return to Vietnam to perform a concert titled ‘Dang Thai Son-New Sound in 20th Century’ at the Opera House in Hanoi at 8pm on December 4.

Chu Dau pottery products set Vietnamese record

 Three Chu Dau pieces, a plate and two vases, have been recognised as the largest pottery products by the Vietnam Book of Records, Hanoi Trade Corporation (Hapro) said on September 7.

More than 10,000 people make flashmob record in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - Young people across the country set a record “the highest number of people jump up on the same day” at seven large beaches of Vietnam on July 7.

Top striker Cong Vinh approaching the 100th goal in V-League

 VietNamNet Bridge - With four goals scored against Dong Tam FC, Cong Vinh has overcome Antonio Carlos to become the striker with the highest number of goals in the history of V-League, with 97 goals.

Another record for Vietnamese Ao dai

The ao dai collection by designer Tuan Hai has been honored as a Vietnam record at the Nha Trang Sea Festival 2013. The 99 ao dai are made by Vietnamese silk, decorated with oil paintings featuring famous landscapes of Vietnam.

The man who does not cut his nails for 30 years

For over 30 years, because of a passion that unlike others, Huyen has not cut his nails, which are now 50cm long. Because of the long nails, the man rarely bathes or touches the water. He even covers his hands when he goes out in rain.