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National library receives books from France

The Vietnam National Library (VNL) received more than 2,000 books from the French National Book Centre, the National Library of France and the French Embassy in Vietnam on April 8.
Festival highlights books and reading culture Culture - Sports

Festival highlights books and reading culture

The two-day Book and Reading Culture Festival 2012 has drawn in a large number of book worms and lovers to Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature), which is Vietnam’s first university, in Hanoi since its opening on April 21.
Thang Long-Hanoi exhibition opens in Laos Culture - Sports

Thang Long-Hanoi exhibition opens in Laos

An exhibition to mark one thousand years of Thang Long-Hanoi opened in Vientiane, Laos, on August 2, helping the Lao people and the Vietnamese community in the country better understand Hanoi’s 1,000-year history.
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US association provides books for village libraries

Ten selected village libraries in Vietnam have received nearly 10,000 book titles and three newspapers from a project financed by the US ’s Library Education Assistance Foundation for Vietnam (LEAF-VN) through the Vietnam National Library.