Seminar sheds light on northern border defence war Politics

Seminar sheds light on northern border defence war

The war to defend the northern border of Vietnamese people 40 years ago (February 17, 1949) was spotlighted in a recent seminar held at the Ho Chi Minh Institute under Saint Petersburg State University of Russia.
Fire razes 167 houses in Myanmar town World

Fire razes 167 houses in Myanmar town

A blaze burned to the ground 167 houses in Pyapon town in western Myanmar on January 4, rendered about 600 locals homeless, reported the Global New Light of Myanmar.
Fireworks light up Da Nang sky Society

Fireworks light up Da Nang sky

Da Nang city's sky was lit up with spectacular fireworks displays on January 1 to mark 22 years since it was recognised as a centrally-governed city and to usher in 2019.
Indonesia strives to ensure smooth operation of LRT World

Indonesia strives to ensure smooth operation of LRT

Indonesia is investigating a series of malfunctions that have plagued its first light rapid transit (LRT) system just days ahead of the opening ceremony of the Asian Games (ASIAD), the country’s transport ministry said on Aug 13.
Lost folk painting genre finds way back to light Videos

Lost folk painting genre finds way back to light

A project inspiring kids in exploring folk paintings called Kim Hoang has been held recently in Hanoi. It is a famous genre of folk paintings in the Red River delta dating back to the 18th century.
Myanmar to hold rice trade forum World

Myanmar to hold rice trade forum

The Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF) will hold a forum for sustainable development of rice industry this month, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported on February 3.