Vietnamese athletes nurture Olympian dreams for 2021

Vietnamese athletics will remain focused on two main goals this year: qualifying for the Olympics and getting record results at SEA Games 30. Read more »

American tennis player acquires Vietnamese citizenship

Thai-Son Kwiatkowski has successfully obtained Vietnamese citizenship and will play for Vietnam's national tennis team in upcoming tournaments. Read more »

Japanese club registers Vietnamese keeper for new season

Vietnamese goalkeeper Dang Van Lam is included by Japanese club Cerezo Osaka in its registration list of 32 players for the J1 League 2021 season. Read more »

Buddhism festival recognised as National Intangible Heritage

A visitor prays at a pagoda in Ngũ Hành Sơn (Marble Mountains) in Đà Nẵng. The annual Quán Thế Âm (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva) Festival was regconised as the National Intangible Heritage... Read more »

The Local Game: When opportunity knocks

Yaya Toure back when he dominated the Premier League with Manchester City. — AFP Photo Peter Cowan Opportunity knocks but once, or so the saying goes, but not it seems... Read more »

Thái Bình’s bún bung hoa chuối a hit far and wide

Duy An The Red River Delta province of Thái Bình is home to many traditional specialities such as the popular dish bún bung hoa chuối (rice vermicelli soup with pork... Read more »

Vietnam to lose key defender for World Cup qualifiers

Left-back Doan Van Hau might not recover from injury in time to play the World Cup Asian qualifiers in June. Read more »

V. League third most valuable championship in Southeast Asia

Vietnam top flight V. League is among the most valued Southeast Asian championships, according to German football site Transfermarkt. Read more »

Hotel occupancy rates in HCM City at less than 10 per cent

Visitors at Nguyễn Huệ Flower Street during the Tết (Lunar New Year) festival. VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — More independent trips, “free & easy” tours and guided small group tours... Read more »

Actors gear up for ‘Kiều’ the movie premiere in March

EPIC: The movie poster for Kiều. Photo courtesy of the producers HÀ NỘI After more than a year in production, the full cast and crew for the film Kiều produced... Read more »

City Writers’ Association honours best literary works in 2020

The memoir Gánh Gánh…Gồng Gồng… (Burden of Life) by female documentary filmmaker Nguyễn Thị Xuân Phượng of HCM City was named the best literary work in 2020 from the HCM... Read more »

International street art event to be held in HCM City

Saigon Urban Arts 2021 will be the first international street art project in HCM City. Photo courtesy of the organisers HCM CITY — HCM City’s first international street art project... Read more »