President lauds Quảng Nam, Đà Nẵng for achievements

President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc addresses the working session with Quảng Nam and Đà Nẵng leaders. ĐÀ NẴNG — State President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc praised the central city of Đà Nẵng... Read more »
History absorbed by different means

History absorbed by different means

Textbooks are no longer the only way to learn about history, as much can now be picked up via visuals like movies and photos or on social media groups. Đặng... Read more »
From humble sedge come new creations

From humble sedge come new creations

By Thúy Hằng Despite being born and bred in Nga Sơn, a rural district in the central province of Thanh Hóa famed for its traditional bed mats and other products... Read more »
Schooled in hip hop culture

Schooled in hip hop culture

Mỹ Anh, dancer and teacher. Photo courtesy of Mỹ Anh Inner sanctum: When did you first start dancing? In middle school, I started doing K-pop dance covers by myself for... Read more »
Cloud Nine – High above the hubbub

Cloud Nine – High above the hubbub

PERFECTION ON A PLATE: Grilled Australian beef tenderloin served with mashed potatoes, pumpkin puree, asparagus, carrots, and black pepper sauce. VNS Photo Ngô Minh Sitting on the ninth floor of... Read more »
VPBank, AXYS Group join hands to help businesses go online

VPBank, AXYS Group join hands to help businesses go online

VPBank and AXYS Group sign cooperation agreement to launch a programme that help Vietnamese firms develop their online business in a sustainable manner in HCM City on April 8. —... Read more »
Exquisite images bathed in light

Exquisite images bathed in light

COLOURED IMAGERY: Duy’s lightboxes showcase ancient Vietnamese royal costumes, landscapes, and traditional culture. VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Đạt By Minh Anh Ancient Vietnamese royal costumes, landscapes and traditional culture have all... Read more »

Old Đà Lạt monasteries get second life

by Xuân Đăng A redemptorist monastery with a typical French colonial architecture that is one of the ancient religious buildings in Đà Lạt. VNS Photo Xuân Đăng The Central Highlands... Read more »
Việt Nam sends condolences to UK over passing of Prince Philip

Việt Nam sends condolences to UK over passing of Prince Philip

HANOI – President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc today sent a message of condolences to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland over the death of... Read more »
Nine new imported COVID-19 cases reported on Saturday evening

Nine new imported COVID-19 cases reported on Saturday evening

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HCM City hosts Techcombank HCM City International Marathon event

HCM City hosts Techcombank HCM City International Marathon event

Athletes registered to participate in the 4th edition of the Techcombank HCM City International Marathon event that opened on Friday. VNS Photo Thu Hằng HCM CITY — More than 13,000... Read more »
World Press Photo exhibition opens in HCM City

World Press Photo exhibition opens in HCM City

Visitors view award-winning photos from the World Press Photo contest on display at the “Best of Three 2018-2020” exhibition held at Lê Văn Tám Park in HCM City until April... Read more »
Sea grape cultivation thriving in coastal provinces

Sea grape cultivation thriving in coastal provinces

Sea grape producers in south central Khánh Hòa Province are now paying more attention to process and package to better attract domestic and overseas consumers. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Vân... Read more »
Measures needed to reduce traffic fatalities

Measures needed to reduce traffic fatalities

Standing Deputy Prime Minister and chairman of the National Committee for Traffic Safety Trương Hòa Bình addresses the conference. — VNA/VNS Photo Phạm Kiên HÀ NỘI — Despite traffic safety... Read more »

Ninh Bình promotes agricultural tourism

Natural beauty and lotus pond are ones of the attractions in the northern province of Ninh Bình. — VNA/VNS Photo NINH BÌNH — Agricultural and rural tourism is gradually becoming... Read more »
Fire tragedies cause alarm in residential areas

Fire tragedies cause alarm in residential areas

A fire at the house in Hà Nội’s Tôn Đức Thắng Street has killed a family of four, including a 10-year-old child and a pregnant woman in April 4. VNA/VNS... Read more »
More people in rural areas shopping online

More people in rural areas shopping online

A buyer shops online. — Photo nld.com.vn HÀ NỘI — Rural consumers are increasingly shop online, with 46 per cent of internet users engaged in online shopping activities. This was... Read more »
Việt Nam pilots initiatives to reduce plastic waste and marine litter

Việt Nam pilots initiatives to reduce plastic waste and marine litter

A local sorts works in a plastic waste landfill in northern province of Lào Cai. — VNA/VNS Photo Ngọc Hà HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese authorities and international organisations discussed ways... Read more »
VN reports 14 new imported cases on Friday evening

VN reports 14 new imported cases on Friday evening

All 14 new imported cases are Vietnamese. Six cases returned from Japan via Đà Nẵng Airport on flights No VJ3613 and VJ8859 on April 7, the same day with another... Read more »

Easter lilies in full bloom in Tây Tựu Village

HÀ NỘI — Tây Tựu Village in Bắc Từ Liêm District, Hà Nội is dubbed the “capital” of a variety of flowers in the city, including Easter lilies. The flowers... Read more »
Contemporary dances, classical ballet to be restaged

Contemporary dances, classical ballet to be restaged

NeoClassic Ballet is a 189-minute show featuring three contemporary dances and a ballet by French and Vietnamese choreographers. (Photo courtesy of HBSO) HCM CITY — A special show featuring contemporary... Read more »

Beauty of ceramics on exhibit at Sàn Art

The exhibition called Vết In Từ Đất (Impressions Unearth) featuring works in ceramics by four veteran artists is on display at Sàn Art, a non-profit fine arts organization, in HCM... Read more »

Fencers face uphill battle to win Olympics slots

Vũ Thành An (right) competes at the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines in 2019. An is hoping to win an Olympic berth at the Asian Qualifying Tournament later this... Read more »
HAGL trying to play beautiful football, says coach

HAGL trying to play beautiful football, says coach

Striker Nguyễn Văn Toàn (right) scored the opening goal for HAGL in the match against Đà Nẵng in the V.League 1 on Thursday. Photo danviet.vn Football HÀ NỘI — Coach... Read more »

Vietnamese life expectancy up, but non-infectious disease cases rise

People exercise at a park in HCM City. Health experts recommend that people carefully watch what they eat, be physically active, avoid the use of tobacco and alcohol, and lower... Read more »

Law on management of State capital in enterprises should be changed: experts

Đặng Quyết Tiến, director of the Department of Corporate Finance from the Ministry of Finance mentions shortcomings in the current law on the investment of State capital in production and... Read more »
Sustainable peace secured only when the consequences of wars and conflicts resolved: Foreign minister

Sustainable peace secured only when the consequences of wars and conflicts resolved: Foreign minister

The open debate on “Mine action and sustaining peace: Stronger partnerships for better delivery” held late Thursday, chaired by Vietnamese foreign minister Bùi Thanh Sơn. — VNA/VNS Photo Bùi Lâm... Read more »

Helmets for Kids programme reduces injuries and fatalities due to traffic accidents in Vĩnh Phúc Province

Students at Sơn Lôi A Primary School in Bình Xuyên District in the northern province of Vĩnh Phúc receive quality helmets at the Helmets for Kids programme organised on April... Read more »
Prudential achieves solid growth in 2020, accounts for 30% of industry claims payouts

Prudential achieves solid growth in 2020, accounts for 30% of industry claims payouts

A Prudential Vietnam customer care centre in HCM City. Prudential reported excellent growth last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic. — Photo courtesy of the company HCM CITY — Prudential Vietnam... Read more »

Biotechnology contributes to higher productivity and increased incomes

A maize collection point in Sơn La Province. VNA/VNS Đình Huệ HÀ NỘI — The adoption of biotechnology in corn production in Việt Nam had resulted in higher productivity, increased... Read more »
Discovering community-based tourism village Kon Kơ Tu in Kon Tum

Discovering community-based tourism village Kon Kơ Tu in Kon Tum

Overview of Kon Kơ Tu community-based tourism village. — Photo hovi.vn Lâm Thanh As an ancient village in a mountainous area, the Kon Kơ Tu community-based tourism village in Kon... Read more »

Hà Nội’s landfills struggle to deal with increased garbage

Workers spread substances to curb odours from garbage at Nam Sơn landfill in Hà Nội’s Sóc Sơn District. — VNA/VNS Photo Mạnh Khánh HÀ NỘI — Almost all landfills in... Read more »
Health ministry warns over hand, foot and mouth disease

Health ministry warns over hand, foot and mouth disease

A doctor examines a hand, foot and mouth patient at the Đà Nẵng Obstetrics and Paediatrics Hospital. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Dũng HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health (MoH)... Read more »
Quảng Nam hosts Korean Culture Day 2021

Quảng Nam hosts Korean Culture Day 2021

South Korean singer Han Sara will perform at the Korean Culture Day in the central province of Quảng Nam. Photo courtesy of Korean Cultural Centre QUẢNG NAM – South Korean... Read more »
Competitive capacity key to gaining benefits from CPTPP and FTAs: experts

Competitive capacity key to gaining benefits from CPTPP and FTAs: experts

Local businesses need to further enhance their competitive capacity to gain benefits from the CPTPP and other FTAs. – VOV.VN HÀ NỘI — Poor competitive capacity will hinder businesses from... Read more »
Trent’s best is yet to come

Trent’s best is yet to come

UNDER PRESSURE: Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold has fallen down the pecking order for England and could miss out on the Euros. AFP Photo Paul Kennedy From zero to hero, then back... Read more »
Distorted information on South China Sea doesn’t change facts: spokesperson

Distorted information on South China Sea doesn’t change facts: spokesperson

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lê Thị Thu Hằng at Thursday press briefing in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo Phạm Kiên HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Foreign... Read more »
Electricity demand shoots up in sizzling HCM City

Electricity demand shoots up in sizzling HCM City

The increasing use of electronic devices to cool off amid the heat wave in HCM City has been driving up electricity consumption. – VNS Photo Việt Dũng HCM City –... Read more »
Gov’t gives green light to one billion tree planting project

Gov’t gives green light to one billion tree planting project

Members of the Youth Union of northern Hoà Bình Province join the planting tree activity in their locality. VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Hải HÀ NỘI — The Government has approved a... Read more »
Dance students to receive diplomas after debacle resolved

Dance students to receive diplomas after debacle resolved

Some dance students and their parents among the total 325 students call for help since they have not been granted diplomats after finishing all training and education programmes at the... Read more »