Party leader praises heroic young volunteers Politics

Party leader praises heroic young volunteers

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on July 13 hosted a cordial reception for representatives of generations of the voluntary youth force who have contributed to the country’s revolutionary cause.
Upcoming events for Overseas Vietnamese Society

Upcoming events for Overseas Vietnamese

A series of events will be held for Overseas Vietnamese in the country between now and the year’s end, said the State Committee on Overseas Vietnamese in a press briefing in Hanoi on July 13.
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.
VN moves to preserve ‘world heritage’ folk singing Culture - Sports

VN moves to preserve ‘world heritage’ folk singing

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on April 16 publicised a national action programme to preserve two UNESCO-recognised forms of Vietnamese folk singing in the 2010-2015 period.
On the day, the two cultural treasures received UNESCO certificates recognising “Quan Ho Bac Ninh” singing (Bac Ninh folk love duets) as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
Health

More kids suffer mental illness

More and more children and teenagers are being brought to hospitals in HCM City with mental disorders caused by parental pressure to perform well at school and other family-related stress factors, according to doctors.
Society

Youth receive prizes for essays

Twenty young people and a group of students received prizes and certificates, from Ho Chi Minh City’s Young People Association for their efforts in an essay competition of history.
Society

Let’s unite for AO/dioxin victims: British advocate

Len Aldis, General Secretary of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Association (BVFA), on October 26 called on people in Ho Chi Minh City and the international community to continue fighting for justice for victims of Agent Orange/dioxin.
Culture - Sports

Football: RoK clashes to test youngsters

The Vietnam U-23 team will play with one striker in their match with the Chunnam Dragons from the Republic of Korea (RoK) at the National My Dinh Stadium on Oct. 20, said head coach Henrique Calisto at a press conference on Oct. 19.