Music, philately contests to mark Hanoi’s millennium

Almost one year away from the Hanoi-Thang long millennium event, but the capital city has been heating up with celebrations, including contests on stamp designing, poems and music composition for the Oct. 10, 2010 festivities

Giant ‘green’ painting to break record

The Record Painting about Environment Drawing Festival to be held on Nov. 29 by the Go Green Club as a chance for the city’s youth to get involved in environmental protection activities.
Culture - Sports

Man-U, Liverpool stars in friendly

Vietnamese veterans will play friendly matches against former Manchester United and Liverpool stars in a two-day competition in Hanoi on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. The friendly tour, Masters Vietnam, organised by the Vietnam Football Federation and DC media company, will take place at 40,000-seat My Dinh National Stadium.

Hanoi to host Vietnam Comm/Vietnam Electronics 2009

Around 200 businesses from 18 countries and territories will attend the Vietnam International Communications Expo 2009 (Vietnam Comm 2009) and the International Exhibition on Electronics Products in Vietnam 2009 (Vietnam Electronics 2009) slated for Nov. 18-21 in Hanoi.

Protection of Phu Quoc fish sauce trademark

Phu Quoc fish sauce trademark, famous in Vietnam and many countries in the world, is being undercut by imitators, despite being a protected geographic indication and appellation of origin since 2001.

Luxury means of transport on show in Hanoi

Vietnam Auto & Petrol Show 2009 opened in Hanoi on October 28, showcasing a series of preeminent products and services of the petroleum industry as well as the world’s manufacturers of means of transport.