• Consular Club prepares for annual charity bazaar

    Mrs. Jan Johnston and the staff of the Canadian consulate general in HCMC sat down together over the weekend discuss how to set up an impressive booth for selling goods of the country at the annual charity bazaar early next month.
  • Fashion Models Club Together

    Viet Nam’s fashion models have gained permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs to form a national association.
  • Veteran artist Tran Tuyet Minh devotes whole life for piano

    Artist of Merit Tran Tuyet Minh held her solo piano performance in Hanoi on October 18 as one of the activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Hanoi Conservatory of Music.
  • Vietnamese athlete wins first world karate silver

    Southeast Asian Games champion Nguyen Hoang Ngan won Viet Nam's first-ever silver medal in the World Karate Championships, which ended on Oct. 15 in Finland.

  • Ho Chi Minh City Women's House of Culture gained ISO 9001: 2000 Certificate

    In October 3th 2006, after a period of implementing the quality management process on the basis of the international standards, the Women's House of Culture of Ho Chi Minh City was officially acknowledged to achieve the Quality Management System ISO 9001:2000 by the United Kingdom's BVQI Organization.
  • French Jazz Diva Comes to Ha Noi

    Isabelle de Valvert of France is performing her unique brand of jazz at Le Club in the Sofitel Metropole Ha Noi every evening from Oct. 3 to the end of November.
  • Vietnamese pop singer impresses Japanese audiences

    As reported the Vietnamese pop singer Doan Trang has attended the Hattori Memorial Music Festival 2006 in Osaka Japan. The festival closed on October 4.
  • Quang Nam: Honoring Mother Legend

    After more than one year, Radio the Voice of Vietnam and Quang Nam People’s Committee jointly motivated and launched a competition of designing the Vietnamese Heroic Mothers’ Statue – taking archetype of Vietnamese heroic mother Nguyen Thi Thu.
  • FIFA invests in Vietnam’s women football

    The International Football Federation (FIFA) will strongly invest in Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar to help Southeast Asian female football to keep up with the regional level of football, according to Michell Chai, a media and communications official of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
  • Terry Fox Run Raises over VND250 Million for Cancer Research

    Thousands of people turned up in droves to join the 7th Terry Fox Run at the Thien Quang Lake in Ha Noi on Sep. 24 to raise money for cancer research in Viet Nam.

  • Thuy Dung to still represent Vietnam at Asiad

    Thuy Dung, the women’s tennis champion at the recent National Sport Games, has agreed to represent Vietnam at the 15th Asian Games (Asiad) in Qatar later this year.

  • File completed for Bac Ninh folk song recognition

    The Bac Ninh provincial Department of Culture and Information, in cooperation with the Institute of Culture and Information has basically completed a file to submit to the UNESCO for recognition of Bac Ninh folk song as an oral and intangible masterpiece of humanity.
  • Dinh Thi Tham Poong blends in with nature

    Dinh Thi Tham Poong is known for the fusion of folk style and modernity in her paintings. Poong is exhibiting her latest works at the Art Vietnam Gallery – 30 Hang Than street, Hanoi. Nature is, once again, the main theme in her paintings.
  • Vietnamese women team wins silver at King's Cup World Sepak Takraw Champs

    The Vietnamese women’s sepak takraw team won a silver medal at the King's Cup World Sepak Takraw Championships which concluded in Thailand on September 8.

  • Thanh Hang set new national record

    Truong Thanh Hang continued to beat her teammate in the national team to win a gold medal in women’s 1,500 metres, breaking her previous national record at national track and field contest at the National Sports Games in Da Nang on September 12, according to Ho Chi Minh City Sports newspaper.
  • Dang Thuy Tram’s diary heads for the screen

    Written and directed by veteran Dang Nhat Minh, the film, Dung Dot, Ben Trong Da Co Lua (Don’t Burn, It Already Has Fire Inside) is based on the diary of fallen doctor Dang Thuy Tram.
  • Cambodian Singer Charms with Vietnamese Songs

    At the musical exchange performance within the scope of the recent culture week of Viet Nam organized in the end of August in Phnom Penh, Cambodian singer Sun So Vanari made Viet Nam’s artists so surprise by Vietnamese songs that she sang fluently in Vietnamese language. Nobody believed that she is a Cambodian singer because of her standard Vietnamese pronunciation.
  • Miss Vietnam leaves for World Pageant in Poland

    The freshly-crowned Miss Vietnam Mai Phuong Thuy on September 4 left for Poland to participate in the world beauty pageant.
  • Vietnamese Bodybuilders Top Asian C’ships

    The host country Viet Nam’s athletes won the Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships for the first time with five golds, two silvers, and one bronze.
  • Thu Cuc wins first gold medal of National Sports Games

    Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc from Can Tho has become the first athlete to win a gold medal at the national track and field contest at the National Sports Games, according to the Sports Daily.