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A collaborative exhibition, Tales from the River Bank, has opened at the city’s museum, featuring photos and old stories of a fishing community on the Han River banks 20 years ago.

Volunteers clean up garbage in Hanoi

Two tonnes of garbage were collected from under Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi over the weekend by around 200 volunteers.

Soldiers protect southern border from drugs

Drug trafficking around Vietnam's borders has become more complicated as the country has become a transit hub for traffickers.

Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberation

More than a thousand years of defence and construction have shaped Hanoi's heroic historical and cultural traditions. 

From everyday use to fine art

Hundreds of fine art works designed to be used in daily life such as interior decor and fashion are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

Lý Sơn Islands to build as a non-carbon site

SK Group and Doosan Vina have proposed a Non-Carbon Islands Innovation Project including tidal power, solar power-driven stove and Energy Storage System (ESS) for An Bình Islet and Ly Son Islands, off the coast of Quang Ngai.

HCM City takes steps to ensure traffic safety and order

Nguyen Ngoc Tuong, deputy chief of the HCM City Traffic Safety Committee, talks  about the city's traffic situation and solutions to ensure traffic safety

Genome of rare Linhzhi mushroom conserved

The genome of rare Linhzhi mushrooms has been successfully conserved by scientists of Phước Bình National Park, opening opportunities for the production of the mushroom.

Đà Nẵng motel helps young poor parents

A motel in central Da Nang's Le Quang Dinh Street has become a destination for young poor parents and single mothers who need somewhere to live at affordable prices.

Hanoi plans solutions to increase public transport use

Hanoi is considering setting up priority lanes for buses while banning cars on some roads.

State audit could face lawsuits: draft law

State agencies will be allowed to file legal challenges against the State Audit over unsatisfactory audit reports, according to a draft amendment to the Law on State Audit.

Questioning of suspects to be recorded

The questioning of suspects nationwide must be recorded with audio and images from the beginning of next year.

Local artist’s exhibition celebrates National Day

An exhibition of 52 paintings by local artist Duy Ninh is on display at the city’s Fine Arts Museum, 78 Le Duan street, in celebration of the 74th National Day.

Exhibition celebrates 74th National Day

A new exhibition of 109 paintings and sculptures by veteran and young artists of the south has open at the HCM City Museum of Fine Arts to celebrate the 74th anniversary of National Day, September 2.    

Student-classroom ratio a challenge for HCM City schools

HCM City faces challenges in meeting the Ministry of Education and Training’s regulation on the maximum number of students in classrooms as enrolment continues to increase.

Cham Islands successfully protect biodiversity

Local fisherman Huynh Tan Loc now earned his living mostly from home-stay and cuisine service or night-fishing on boat rather than fishing.

Vietnamese boxers to compete in South Korea

Five Vietnamese boxers will take part in tournaments hosted by the Boxing Association of Korea and the World Boxing Council next month.

Blood donors needed to save more lives in Vietnam

Although emergency blood donations in remote, border and island areas have been launched in recent years, they are yet to meet the needs of urgent cases.

Vietnam to review localities' child protection services

An inter-ministry task force will review child protection efforts in cities and provinces across the country in June, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affair Dao Ngoc Dung

Six ICT executives join National e-Government Committee working group

The heads of six leading information and communications technology companies will join a working group for the chairman of the National Committee on E-Government.