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Vietnam won four gold medals at the ASEAN Chess Championships which closed Sunday in Bac Giang Province.

Vietnamese futsal players get trials in Spain

Vietnamese futsal players Tran Van Vu and Nguyen Duc Hoa will have a one-month trial at O Parrulo Ferrol FS of Spain this week.

Diwali night to light up Hanoi

Singing, dancing, a fashion show and cuisine are some of the highlights of Diwali Night, which will be held on November 23 in Hanoi.

HCM City to seek upgrade of Food Safety Management Board

HCM City wants to upgrade its Food Safety Management Board into a department and plans to seek Government approval for it.

Workshop creates science-fiction monsters

A special workshop located in District 9 in HCM City is creating Hollywood-style models of dinosaurs, ancient creatures and fictional characters that look so real they're downright scary.

Playback: A return to old school

Many people go crazy for cutting-edge audio-visual devices to keep up with the latest trends, but there are others who remain loyal to the old days.

WBA champion Hoang gunning for more success

Left! Right! Left! Watch your head!

Truong Dinh Hoang followed his coach’s advice despite a deafening crowd of more than 30,000 people who turned up to watch his World Boxing Association Asia East super middleweight title bout.

A man brings life to orphans and abandoned children in HCM City

Care for orphanages should come from love, devotion and enthusiasm, and that's exactly what 60-year-old Bui Cong Hiep from HCM City has in abundance.

A bachelor's degree is no longer a must

Going to a vocational school was long deemed an unthinkable idea for many Vietnamese parents that wanted their kids to go to university, but now, young adults are standing up to defy the old-fashioned notion.


High-level military delegation wraps up visit to Cambodia


Vietnam-Cambodia business forum slated for December

Physics teacher makes instructional models from discarded materials

Teacher Ngo Van Thieu collects lollipop sticks, old electrical wires, bottle caps, used straws and other discarded materials to make models that demonstrate scientific theories in his physics classes.

HCM City students make biodegradable products from potatoes

Two students from the HCM City University of Economics and Finance have made biodegradable products from potato starch in an effort to reduce the use of single-use plastic items.

A winner of a chicken dinner from the southwestern region

Gà nướng đất sét (grilled chicken wrapped in clay) is a delicious speciality of Vietnam’s southwestern region thanks to its special and aromatic flavour, according to culinary expert Le Kim Chi.

Are CCTV cameras the right way to focus a limited budget?

In order to quickly achieve smart city ambitions, authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Vinh Long recently gave the green light to installing a network of surveillance cameras.

Craft villages develop despite urbanisation

Urbanisation in rural areas has caused many traditional craft villages to shrink over the years.

Man enriches Vietnamese meals with Japanese style tofu

Giving up a stable job at a leading Japanese research centre with a high salary to return to Vietnam and start a business at the age of 54 may be beyond most people's imagination. 

Typhoon Matmo injures 6, collapses hundreds of houses in Vietnam

At least six people were injured and hundreds of houses were destroyed as Typhoon Matmo barrelled across central and south central provinces from Quang Ngai to Khanh Hoa on Wednesday.

Former science and technology director expelled from Party

The Dong Nai Party Executive Committee has voted unanimously to expell Pham Van Sang, former director of Dong Nai Province’s Department of Science and Technology for his violations on three agricultural projects. 

Vietnamese environment ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely

The noxious odour and level of mud in the To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi have decreased dramatically since nano-bioreactor technology has been applied, according to a JETRO representative.