A ceremony was held on January 20 to announce the establishment of Hoa Van Dai Viet Co. Ltd and to unveil a project to revive old Vietnamese costumes from the Ly to the Nguyen Dynasties using graphical technology.
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.
Quach Van Truc, a seventh-grader from Xuan Khang commune, Nhu Thanh district, Thanh Hoa Province sent a letter to his teachers last week, explaning why he could no longer go to class.
After an unexpected meeting with the administrator of the Bretagne-Vietnam Association in Hue city, Emilia Jacotin, a young French photographer committed to help disadvantaged children in Vietnam by offering them half of her photo proceeds and sponsoring a child living in Hue city.
The Sheraton Hanoi Hotel has launched the first Filipino Food Festival - Linamnam 2016, October 1st-16th, a gastronomic feast capturing the authentic flavours and popular dishes of contemporary Philippine cuisine.
Three impressive photo books presented Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Da Nang by Michael Waibel, leader of some leading urban development projects at the geography faculty at Hamburg University and an expert with 20 years studying urban areas in Vietnam.
The Que Huong (Homeland) Vietnamese Association in the Norwegian capital of Oslo has organized a charitable night to raise funds to support children with disabilities and in difficult circumstances in Vietnam on September 24th.
Rhino horn prices in Vietnam have plummeted in recent years, which campaigners against the consumption of endangered wildlife products have championed as signs that their efforts are working.
Vietnam won 10 gold, five silver and four bronze medals to rank third at the 11th ASEAN Skills Competition (ASC) that wrapped up in Malaysia on September 28th.
A clay and sculpture workshop entitled “Tao ra voi – Cuu roi voi” (Make an Elephant – Save an Elephant), created and organized by Bulgarian artist George Burchett, has been held from September 26th to 30th at Heritage Space, My Dinh 2 Ward, Tu Liem District, Hanoi.
The Disability Research and Capacity Development Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on September 24th launched a contest for students to design and upgrade public facilities to make them more usable for people with disabilities.
Vietnam has succeeded in cutting the demand for rhino horn, with a reduction of 38 per cent over the past three years, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan told a gathering of 182 states at a conference in South Africa on September 25th.
A total of 300 Karofi Nano Silver 7 stage standard water purifiers, equivalent to 75 million liters of fresh water, were given to people living in areas where water sources are seriously polluted, especially in the Northern region.
Photos capture Vietnamese people and their lives between 1981 and 1988 when Michel Blanchard worked in Vietnam and photos from times he returned to Vietnam.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment chooses the theme of the campaign in Vietnam as “Taking action for a green, sustainable urban environment.”
When mid-autumn comes, Hang Ma street in Hanoi Old Quarter becomes more attractive with both children and adults.
On the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on September 13th visited and handed over gifts to children affected by Agent Orange (AO) dioxin at the Vietnam Friendship Village, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi.