World

Vietnam showcases books in Havana

Vietnam has sent a number of books in Spanish including the “Diary in Prison” written by Late President Ho Chi Minh to an international book fair in the Cuban capital city of Havana.
World

“If Only Uncle Ho were Here!”

The familiar lyrics of the song “If Only Uncle Ho were Here on the Joyful Day of Victory” have become the focus of talks between Vietnamese reporters and Japanese friends at a Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth (JENESYS) programme held in Japan late 2009.
Business

Year’s first pottery batch goes to Russia

A batch of Chu Dau Pottery, a famous product of the northern province of Hai Duong, was shipped to Russia on February 22 opening export activities for the Year of the Tiger 2010.
Society

Phu Quoc – Haven of pearls

Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang is not only famous for such authentic products as fish sauce and pepper, but also widely-known as the “number 1 pearl farm” in the country.
Hanoi-Macau air route opens Business

Hanoi-Macau air route opens

The budget carrier Viva Macau on February 13 officially opened a direct air route to Hanoi with its first flight departing from the Macau Special Administrative Region.
Hanoi-Macau air route opens Travel

Hanoi-Macau air route opens

The budget carrier Viva Macau on February 13 officially opened a direct air route to Hanoi with its first flight departing from the Macau Special Administrative Region.
Culture - Sports

Composer honoured at Music Road show

Famous singers will gather for a concert to honour the late composer Tran Hoan at the latest Con Duong Am Nhac ( Music Road ) show to be held on February 6 at the Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi.

Business

Pakistani tanners seek markets

A Pakistani delegation of 11 leading tannery and leather enterprises is visiting HCM City to seek business opportunities and enhance trade relations between the two countries.
Business

Foreign tourists to Vietnam up 20 percent in January

The number of overseas arrivals to Vietnam in January reached about 416,000, an increase of 20.4 percent over the same period last year and 10 percent compared with December, 2009, reported the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
Society

Peace at the end of the road

Tran Thi Tuyet Nga first arrived in Cu Chi in 1961 when the area was peaceful and plentiful. When she went back 10 years later, Cu Chi was a desolate battlefield during the American War, where nothing could survive above ground. Nga lived in a tunnel, fought and witnessed thousands of comrades sacrifice their lives.
Culture - Sports

Hanoi gets culture complex

Visitors and local Hanoians will have somewhere new to enjoy Vietnamese art forms and Vietnamese cuisine, as a new cultural complex has recently opened in the capital city.