Culture - Sports

Photojournalist juxtaposes old, new

A German photojournalist who was only 20 years old when he was on assignment in Vietnam in the 1960s has returned to exhibit a new collection of photos that juxtapose the old with the new.
Society

Germany helps conserve Hue relic

The Germany Foreign Ministry will provide nearly 3 billion VND to conserve the Buu Thanh gate and screens of King Tu Duc tomb, part of Hue ancient capital’s relic system.
Culture - Sports

From Hanoi to Houston

The American people now have the chance to learn more about Vietnamese fine arts, as well as its culture, when ‘Arts of Ancient Vietnam: From River Plain to Open Sea’ opens at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (MFAH), Texas.
Society

Fashion timeline caught on film

A film crew from the HCM City Television Film Studio accompanied by fashion designers has travelled around Viet Nam and Europe to make a documentary on the garments worn by royals and commoners since the founding of Vietnam.
Society

Outstanding overseas Vietnamese in US honoured

An overseas Vietnamese in the United States has been honoured for his contributions to the mobilisation of the Vietnamese community in the US to contribute to the homeland and conduct various charitable and humanitarian activities.
Society

Hanoi gears up for national tourism year

Hanoi’s tourism authorities and travel agents have kicked off various activities in the run up to National Tourism Year 2010 which takes the theme of “Thang Long-Hanoi, a thousand years of coming together.”
Society

Ho Dynasty Citadel eyes world heritage status

The scientific file on the Ho Dynasty Citadel has been sent to Paris for consideration by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as a world heritage site.
Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work Society

Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work

Top priority must be given to rescuing residents isolated by heavy rains and flooding, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai while chairing a teleconference with storm-hit central localities on September 29.