Society

Geoparks provide jobs for locals

Local communities have an important role to play in the management and development of geoparks, said experts at the second Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium held in Hanoi on July 18.
Society

Int’l seminar discusses ancestor worship

An international seminar was held in Viet Tri City, Phu Tho province, on April 14 to discuss the ancestor worship as a popular belief in the modern society with the focus on studying the Hung Kings worshipping rituals.
Society

Southeast Asian nations celebrate traditional New Year

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Hanoi chapter in coordination with the embassies of Laos , Cambodia , Thailand and Myanmar held a friendship exchange in Hanoi on April 10 to celebrate the traditional New Year of the four countries.
UN, Education Ministry mark Teachers Day Society

UN, Education Ministry mark Teachers Day

The Ministry of Education and Training and the United Nations in Vietnam jointly organised a ceremony in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on Nov. 19 to mark Vietnamese Teachers’ Day and World Teachers’ Day.
Politics

Military delegation visits Romania

A high-ranking delegation of the Defence Ministry of Vietnam, headed by Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Huy Hieu, is on a three-day visit to Romania from Oct. 18.
Hanoi’s sustainable development in limelight Society

Hanoi’s sustainable development in limelight

Almost 600 domestic and foreign scientists gathered in Hanoi on Oct. 7 for a three-day international conference, “Sustainable Development of Hanoi Capital - Civilised and Heroic City for Peace”.
Hanoi ceramic mosaic sets Guinness World Record Culture - Sports

Hanoi ceramic mosaic sets Guinness World Record

A 810m section of Hanoi’s ceramic mosaic along the Red River road has set a new Guinness World Record. Beatriz Fernandez, a representative from the Guinness Book of World Records, presented the city with a certificate for the largest ceramic mosaic at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 5, when a plaque with “in celebration of Thang Long-Hanoi’s millennium anniversary”, was placed on the mural.
Politics

Romanian military delegation visits Vietnam

A high-ranking delegation from the Romanian army led by its Chief of the General Staff, Admiral Gheorghe Marin, was received by senior Vietnamese military officers in Hanoi on April 17.