State President meets imprisoned war veterans Politics

State President meets imprisoned war veterans

President Truong Tan Sang visited a private museum featuring revolutionary soldiers in prison during the war on April 16, ahead of the 40 th anniversary of Southern Liberation and National Reunification.
Society

Hoi An welcomes first visitors in 2014

A group of 24 German tourists became the first New Year’s callers to Hoi An city, a world cultural heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, on January 1.
Volatile birth rates a challenge Society

Volatile birth rates a challenge

Ten years from implementing the Population Ordinance project, the country faces a number of new challenges including volatile birth rates across different provinces and cities, gender imbalance at birth and an ageing population.
Culture - Sports

Festival honours Kitchen God

As part of the ongoing flower festival at the Vietnam Centre for Art and Cultural Exhibitions at 2 Hoa Lu Street, the first ever festival honouring Ong Cong (the Land Genie) and Ong Tao (the Kitchen God) will be held on February 3.
Culture - Sports

Hired attendants boost wedding festivities

A group of beautiful girls in red ao dai (traditional long dresses) and gentlemen in lounge suits carrying trap (tray or basket) above their heads to a bride's house in Hanoi 's Kim Nguu street , attract the attention of both local and foreign guests.