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Daniel Nguyen has received his Vietnam passport in time to represent the country at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in late November.

HCM City aims to reduce litter dropping

Binh Dien Wholesale Market in HCM City’s District 8 wants city authorities to help reduce the waste it produces.

Dance festival Xposition ‘O’ comes to Vietnam for first time

The Xposition ‘O’ Contemporary Dance Fiesta will for the first time take place at Soul Live Project Complex in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City from October 31 to November 2.


Taiwan emerges as largest consumer of Vietnamese shrimp


Vietnamese agricultural products aim to join global value chain

Deputy Minister of Agriculture Ha Cong Tuan talks to Năng Lượng Mới (New Energy) newspaper about the strengths and weaknesses of Vietnamese agricultural products.

Hanoi listed among world’s 50 most beautiful cities

Hanoi is described as an amazing city in Vietnam since the millennial metropolis has not only attracted visitors for its dynamic beauty of an economic hub but also the diverse culinary art.


Vietnam, Australia hold third defence policy dialogue


Contemporary dance fiesta comes to HCM City

The three-day Xposition ‘O’ contemporary dance fiesta (XPO) will introduce contemporary dance performances to local audiences at the Soul Lie Project Complex on Thursday in HCM City.

Hanoi splashes out US$13.5 mln on startup, innovation activities

The Hanoi People’s Committee has recently approved a VND312 billion (US$13.5 million) project to support start-ups and innovation in the capital from 2019-25.

Designer presents ao dai collection inspired by Turkey

The architecture and landscape of Turkey are depicted in the unique ao dai (traditional long dress) collection by designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam which was put on show on Tuesday in Hanoi.

VN’s biggest music festival kicks off tomorrow

Hanoi-based indie singer and songwriter Vu, who has been dubbed by Billboard magazine as the “Prince of Vietnamese Indie Music”, will perform onthe opening night of Vietnam’s most prominent music event – the Monsoon Music Festival, on Friday.

Company fined for illegal sand mining

Central Highlands Dak Nong Province's People’s Committee has fined a company VND130 million (US$5,600) for illegal sand mining, online newspaper reported.


Vietnam posts US$7 billion trade surplus in 10 months

Vietnamese start-ups seek high-quality, innovative solutions

Nguyen Viet Dung, director of HCM City's Department of Science and Technology, talks about the development of start-ups in the country and HCM City.

Vietnam tourism sector sets new record for foreign arrivals

Vietnam's tourism sector has set a new record by welcoming nearly 1.62 million foreign tourists to the country this month alone, up by 34.3 per cent over the same month last year.

200 motor caravanners explore off-the-beaten track destinations to Mekong Delta

Fifty motor caravans will make their way from HCM City to Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta for the Mekong Caravan Tour from November 26 to 30.

Bac Ninh police arrest 24 foreigners in raid on gambling dens

As many as 24 Chinese nationals have been arrested after police in northern Bac Ninh Province raided a series of arcades that were allegedly transformed into gambling dens.

Vietnamese horror film tops at VN’s box office

The psychological thriller Bắc Kim Thang (Home Sweet Home) currently ranks top at Vietnam’s Box Office – a website analysing ratings of films screened at cinemas nationwide.

Vietnam receives precious paintings from Japan

Five precious Japanese paintings belonging to Japanese collector Ito Chihiro have been presented to the Museum of Vietnam History in HCM City.

Short Vietnamese film heads to the Netherlands to compete

Surpassing other nine finalists, Bi, Không Sợ Nữa (Bi, No More Fear), a film by HCM City-based video production FGS, won the highest prize in 48 Hour Film Project Vietnam.