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.
Former Politburo member dies at 72 Politics

Former Politburo member dies at 72

Tran Dinh Hoan, former Politburo and Secretariat member of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee and head of its Commission for Organisation and Personnel, passed away on March 25 at the age of 72.
Culture - Sports

Uncle Ho’s life features in documentary

More than 10 directors are collaborating to produce a 25-episode documentary, Implementation of Uncle Ho’s Testament in 40 Years , to mark the 40 th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s death (September 2, 1969).
Society

Solemn funeral held for priest-journalist

A solemn funeral was held for a Catholic priest, also editor-in-chief of the Catholicism and the Nation weekly, Phero Truong Ba Can, in Ho Chi Minh City on July 13, drawing thousands of mourners.
Travel

Temple honours timeless love

Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.