Society

Xmas atmosphere overwhelms Hanoi

Christmas has become a happy time for the entire community despite the fact that it is a Christian festival. The Xmas atmosphere has overwhelmed the capital city’s streets even though there are two more weeks left to go.
Society

Street markets survive city ban

A five-month campaign to clear away the city’s unplanned temporary markets has been operating since November, but now those managing the scheme are doubtful if it is a practical goal.
Culture - Sports

Japanese drummers to perform in HCM City

OTO ZA Group, a well-known Japanese art troupe, will perform on the wadaiko drum at HCM City’s Opera House on December 11 to bring the curtain down on the Japanese Culture Month in the city and the Mekong-Japan Exchange year.
Culture - Sports

Saving Han-Nom heritage

The HCM City General Sciences Library will hold a cultural-heritage conference on preserving historic Han-Nom documents starting tomorrow.
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.