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With love for teaching and a desire to help others, Ha Thi Hang has helped all ethnic students of a school in the northern mountain province of Hoa Binh’s Mai Chau District escape illiteracy.

Phuong My Bridal nominated for UK fashion awards

Fashion designer Phuong My’s brandname, Phuong My Bridal, has been nominated for the Best Emerging Bridal Fashion Brand presented by the UK-based Bridelux Industry Awards 2019.

Water source a lifeline for farmers near U Minh Thuong national park

Chopping open a coconut, pouring the liquid into a cup and taking a big slurp, Nguyen Quoc Tuan, also known as Sau Tuan, carefully observes his four rows of ginger.

Conference discusses promoting Vietnam as a tourist destination

New technologies and the rise of Industry 4.0 call for more creative and effective solutions to develop Vietnam's tourism industry, experts said during a conference in Hanoi yesterday.

HCM City takes steps to reduce pollution in canal networks

HCM City's People’s Committee has taken several steps to solve pollution in four canals in HCM City's Thu Duc District and District 9.

HCM City sees increase of more than 75,000 students for upcoming academic year

The number of students from kindergarten to high school levels in HCM City will increase by more than 75,400 in the 2019-20 academic year, according to the city’s Department of Education and Training.

Singer makes debut album of xam music

The very first album featuring xam (music of blind buskers) has been released in an effort of Mai Tuyet Hoa and her team to revive the traditional music.

Festival to celebrate Family Day in Hanoi

Vietnam will celebrate its Family Day (June 28) with a series of festivities from June 28 to 30 in Hanoi, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced.

FVH offers entertaining walk to Thang Long Imperial Citadel

The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will offer a deeper look into the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long during a special walk on Saturday.

State Bank of Vietnam gains top ranking in PAR

Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam, Dao Minh Tu, speaks to the media on the Public Administration Reform Index.

Securities companies begin brokerage war as Govt scraps minimum rate

Stockbrokers’ revenues are expected to fall sharply after a price war broke out among them in the wake of Circular No 128/2018/TT-BTC, which took effect last February.

Farm tours prove to be a hit among visitors to Da Lat

Some 2.4 million visitors embarked on a range of unique farm tours in Da Lat during the first four months of the year, a rise of 10 per cent against the same period last year.


Vietnamese food among world's top 15 favorite cuisines

Vietnamese cuisine has been placed among the 15 most-favored cuisines in the world in a survey conducted by YouGov, a UK-based global public opinion and data company.


Vietnam’s novel “The sorrow of war” applauded

 The novel “The sorrow of war” was written by Bao Ninh in 1987 and soon became a hit on the Vietnamese literary scene.

Spring concert introduces international music talents to Hanoi

 The Spring concert “Meeting with The World Music Talents” will take place at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on April 17 and 18.

Strict punishments called for school managers and bullies after pupil's assault

 Several lawyers have suggested prosecuting teachers at a school in Hung Yen Province after a student was assaulted by her classmates.

How attractive is Vietnam’s luxury residential segment amid global slowing trend?

 A latest Savills research showed that Vietnam’s prime residential segment is of great attention in comparison with regional markets like Tokyo, Singapore, Taipei, and Bangkok.  

German artists to hold concert of sound installations in Hanoi

 Three artists from Germany, Antye Greie-Ripatti, Gil Delindro, and Julius Holtz, will hold a concert of sound installations and live-acts called “Berlin Signals” at the Goethe Institut Hanoi on April 22.

Vietnam home to nearly 14.5 million ha of forest

 Vietnam is home to nearly 14.5 million ha of forest nationwide, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on March 29.

Agriculture ministry, IUCN work to protect saola

 The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the IUCN signed a cooperation agreement in Hanoi on March 28 on the building of a protection and breeding programme for the saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet.