Russian cuisine is all about hearty, sustaining food that can warm you up on even the coldest winter night. Making up over a seventh of the earth’s entire land mass, the sheer size of the country and diversity of what moves and grooves within means that there’s so much more to the Russian cuisine than borshch, potatoes and vodka (which means ‘little water’ in Russian, by the way).
Chefs Nik Michael Imran and Sarah Benjamin have come to Vietnam as part of the Asian Food Channel hit Cooking for Love’s second season.
Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has signed Decision 5745/QD-UBND ratifying and announcing the list of relics in the capital from December 31st, 2015.
Saigon-based artist Bui Cong Khanh has also been shortlisted for the 11th Benesse Prize in Japan.
The Soul of Vietnam is a 180 page hardcover coffee table photography book with more than 140 images by the multi-talented American artist, Lawrence D’Attilio, explores one of the world’s largest populations’ profound transformations into a global power.
Four Vietnamese hotels have won renown on this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers' Choice Awards.
The Australia-based travel website News has named Vietnam among the world’s cheapest holiday destinations.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has ordered an end to all performances that include either violent or offensive rituals, such as killing animals.
Vietnamese director Dang Nhat Minh is one of three global filmmakers to be honoured at the 36th Amiens International Film Festival (FIFAM), taking place from November 11th to 19th in Amiens, France.
The Hanoi International Women’s Club (HIWC) has awarded the Vision Award for Inspiring Women to Doctor Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, a woman who has worked to address the plight of some of Vietnam’s most marginalised people.
Him Lam Palace Wedding Centre in Ho Chi Minh City wed 60 couples with disabilities in a group ceremony called “Neu duoc cuoi lai mot lan nua, anh van se cuoi em” (If I ever get married again, I still want to marry you).
The Greek Ambassador to Vietnam, Nikos D. Kanellos, is showcasing his paintings inspired by Vietnamese culture and landscape at a solo exhibition entitled "Kanellos in Vietnam" from October 15th.
Vietnam Airlines Corporation (VAC) has offered to transport aid donated by organizations across the country to flood-stricken provinces of central Vietnam free of charge.
Nearly 100 youngsters and their parents gathered at Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on October 16th to demonstrate against the dog meat business and animal cruelty in Vietnam.
No fees, no cards. When students stop by the home library of local teacher Huynh Thi Thanh Phuong, they’re on the honour system. She trusts them that much.
The Korean–Vietnamese Peace Foundation presented 52 documents and items to Da Nang Museum on October 11th as an apology for atrocities committed by soldiers from the Republic of Korea (RoK) during the Vietnam War.
Youths in Vietnam’s northern border province of Ha Giang held talks with their peers from Wenshan prefecture in China’s Yunnan province on October 10th, agreeing to work together to realize common perceptions reached by the two countries’ leaders.