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 A retired state official has been fined after the video clip of him dumping bags of rubbish on the streets was posted.

School milk program underway

 A soon-to-be-nationwide program providing milk to every school child in Vietnam is now in full swing.

French photographer holds exhibition on Vietnam’s pagodas

 French photographer Nicolas Cornet is holding an exhibition at the French cultural center L'Espace in Hanoi to introduce a collection of nearly 50 photos featuring Vietnamese pagodas, Nhan Dan newspaper reports.

Vietnamese, Japanese drawn closer via cultural exchanges

 Lying in Asia, Vietnam and Japan share similarities that bring them close together in terms of culture, style, and sentiment. These days, they have become even more integrated via bilateral cultural exchanges.

Demands for money not flowers on Teachers' Day

A teacher in Hanoi has called on pupils and parents to give them money instead of flowers on the Teachers' Day on November 20 so that they can have more funds for charitable activities.

French photographer holds exhibition on Vietnam’s pagodas

 French photographer Nicolas Cornet is holding an exhibition at the French cultural center L'Espace in Hanoi to introduce a collection of nearly 50 photos featuring Vietnamese pagodas.

Exhibition to honour Vietnamese heritage

 The "Vietnamese Cultural Heritage 2018" exhibition will take place in Hanoi from November 23 to 25.

Japan-Vietnam Festival slated for early next year in HCMC

 The sixth Japan-Vietnam Festival is scheduled to take place at September 23 Park in District 1 of HCMC in January next year, said Tsutomu Takabe, special advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance. 

Danang mass fish death caused by explosives

 The mass fish deaths in Danang coast might have been caused by fishing using explosives according to local authorities.

Over US$3.9 million to build the Dong Ho Folk Painting Conservation Center

 The project is expected to build a wooden exhibition house and a painting process demonstration area, service area, etc.

Student doesn’t let missing hand hold him back

 Despite his disability, Nguyễn Chí Bền came first in the entrance exam to Cần Thơ University for the school year 2018-19.

Chu Dau pottery - the journey to maintain Vietnamese cultural quintessence

 Chu Dau pottery (Nam Sach district, in the northern province of Hai Duong) is among the elite Vietnamese pottery genres, flourishing from the 14th to the 17th centuries.

Wild birds sold at unofficial Hanoi market

 Hundreds of wild birds have been sold at a temporary market by Thang Long Avenue in Hanoi.  

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on November 5-11

 Events in Hanoi & HCMC on November 5-11

Exhibition shows folk paintings coated on modern products

 Fashionable tote bags and smartphone cases imprinted with patterns and images of traditional folk paintings are on display at an exhibition in Hà Nội.  

Charity concert where orphans send hope

 A charity concert where Vietnamese orphans perform with artists from the UK will be held at the Hanoi Opera House today.

Iranian film wins top prize at Hanoi int’l film festival

 Iranian film The Dark Room won the best feature length film award at the 5th Hanoi International Film Festival (HANIFF).

Toyota Classics 2018 to take place in HCM City this month

 The Toyota Classics 2018 event themed “Music that Moves Lives” is scheduled to take place at the Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City on November 17, heard a press conference in the city on November 1.

Xo Dang people celebrate new rice season

 Every year in the tenth lunar month, Xo Dang ethnic people start harvesting nice and celebrate new rice season festival. 

HCMC mulls over motorbike emission control

 The HCMC Department of Transport will devise a scheme to control emissions from motorbikes if the municipal government gives the agency the green light, reported Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper.