Culture - Sports

Nguyen Nhat Anh’s novel nominated to ASEAN award

The Executive Board of the Vietnamese Writers’ Association has nominated a literature work entitled “Cho tôi xin một vé đi tuổi thơ” or “Give me a ticket to childhood” by renown writer Nguyen Nhat Anh for the 2010 ASEAN Literature Award.
Chairman stresses audit role in public capital Business

Chairman stresses audit role in public capital

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong underscored the increasingly important role of the state audit in examining and monitoring the management and use of public capital to serve socio-economic development.
Society

Nguyen Nhat Anh’s novel nominated to ASEAN award

The Executive Board of the Vietnamese Writers’ Association has nominated a literature work entitled “Cho tôi xin một vé đi tuổi thơ” or “Give me a ticket to childhood” by renown writer Nguyen Nhat Anh for the 2010 ASEAN Literature Award.
Society

Film industry faces foreign challengers

Vietnamese filmmakers have expressed their determination to build up national cinematography to make it modern, humane and integrative at the seventh congress of the Vietnam Cinema Association (VNCA).
Business

OVs in Australia launch business association

Vietnamese entrepreneurs in Australia now have one more reliable source of advice on doing business and investment in Vietnam as an Overseas Vietnamese Business Association was launched in Melbourne on July 3.
Society

Buddhism under Dinh, Pre-Le dynasties

The role Buddhism played in the founding and defence of the nation under the Dinh and Pre-Le dynasties was the main topic of a seminar held at the Bai Dinh Pagoda in the Red River Delta province of Ninh Binh on June 29.
Hue Festival hosts many diverse unique events Culture - Sports

Hue Festival hosts many diverse unique events

The 2010 Hue Festival has stepped into its fifth day with a range of diverse and unique activities, including a science festival, street performances, a “Royal Palace by Night” event and a fashion show of “Ao dai”, Vietnam’s traditional long dress.
Society

Cao Daist leader dies at the age of 80

High Archbishop Ngo Thi Binh, deputy head of the executive board of the Cao Dai Sect's Committee of Religious Reform and head of the Ha Noi Cao Dai Church, passed away last Friday at the age of 80.
Ceremony commemorates Buddhist monk's death Society

Ceremony commemorates Buddhist monk's death

A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 2 to commemorate the 47 th anniversary of the death of Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc, who sacrificed himself to highlight Buddhist demands for religious equality in southern Vietnam then administrated by Ngo Dinh Diem.