HCM City book street earns 877,000 USD Society

HCM City book street earns 877,000 USD

The HCM City Book Street on Nguyen Van Binh street in District 1 earned a turnover of 20 billion VND (877,000 USD) in the first six months of this year, according to the HCM City Book Street Company.
Book streets should meet local needs Culture - Sports

Book streets should meet local needs

The success of HCM City’s Book Street has spurred interest in setting up similar pedestrianised areas in other cities, but experts say that careful consideration should be made before opening new book streets.
Book festival opens in Hanoi Culture - Sports

Book festival opens in Hanoi

The 2017 Book Festival officially opened at the National Library of Vietnam in Hanoi on April 20 as part of activities to mark the Vietnam Book Day (April 21) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23).
Society

Libraries fighting to revive love of reading

To encourage people to read books, many individuals have opened libraries to the public free of charge. In Hanoi, these libraries have become useful places for local people, helping revive the love of reading at a time when the traditional thirst for reading seems to have eroded.
Society

Special day to encourage reading

There are plans to set up an official National Reading Day in Vietnam to encourage the once strong Vietnamese fondness for reading.