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Top singer Doan Thanh Lam released her new album entitled Nơi Gặp Gỡ Tình Yêu (Where Love Was Born) at her 52nd birthday in Hanoi last week. 

Album of music by Vietnamese-American composer released

An album of love songs by Vietnamese-American composer Lam Phuong, a famous artist in the south in the 1970s-80s, has been released in HCM City.

Historic book about Vietnam at the end of the 19th century released

Readers who are curious about the people, landscape, lifestyle and customs of Vietnam at the end of the 19th century can find their answers in a book by French doctor, explorer and photographer Charles-Édouard Hocquard  

Sketches depicting quarantine life to be released in book

A bilingual Vietnamese-English book that features sketches portraying 14-days of centralised quarantine to prevent the virus spread with comments from its author will be published by Phu Nu (Women) Publishing House at the end of May.

Beethoven book released in Vietnamese

A Vietnamese version of Beethoven: The Music and The Life has been released on the occasion of the composer's 250th birthday (1770-2020).

Con Dao Park listed in IOSEA turtle conservation network

Con Dao National Park on Con Dao Islands lying off the coast of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province has been recognised as an official member of the Indian Ocean-Southeast Asia (IOSEA), becoming the 11th member of the marine turtles conservation network. 

Captive monkey released into the wild

A male stump-tailed macaque, or Macaca arctoides, has been released into the wild of the Ba Na-Nui Chua nature reserve after undergoing nine days of treatment at the central city-based Truong Son Viet veterinary clinic.

Luong Xuan Truong flops at Buriram

Yet another Vietnamese footballer has flopped abroad. Midfielder Luong Xuan Truong has been released from his contract by Thai League side Buriram United.

Children's books released for summer holiday

New books for children published by the Kim Đồng Publishing House, a leading publisher for young readers, are now available in HCM City bookstores.

Vinyl records make a comeback with new albums

A series of new albums of vinyl records (analog recordings) were released recently in HCM City, introducing a new element in the local industry that is dominated by digital CDs and DVDs.

Viet Kieu composer’s book of songs released

The newly released book Thuyen Khong Ben Do (A Ship without a Destination) features Vietnamese-American musician Lam Phuong’s 110 works, mostly romantic songs written in the 1960s and 70s.  

Bilingual book on HCM City released

 VietNamNet Bridge – Go on a fascinating journey and discover HCM City through the pages of a photobook released today, Oct 10.

10 movies to be released in Vietnam in November

 VietNamNet Bridge - “Thor: The Dark World”, “Ender's Game”, “Las Vegas” or “Snowpiercer” are the most significant movies on the big screen this month.