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Book on hát nói released

Book on hát nói released

A book on hat noi (recital melody), a kind of Vietnamese folk singing, was released this week after years of work by folk-culture researcher Nguyen Duc Mau.   

Plan to put cameras in kindergartens faces opposition

06/21/2018 09:57

Many provinces and cities in the country plan to install cameras in kindergartens, but educators and lawyers say that the system cannot fully resolve the problems of bullying and physical abuse by teachers.  

Modest rise in Japanese tourist arrivals

06/21/2018 09:54

 The number of Japanese tourists visiting Viet Nam has only grown modestly in recent years despite a sharp increase in the number of international tourist arrivals, according to the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism.

Masters’ artworks up for auction

06/19/2018 16:13

An auction featuring works by the masters of Vietnamese fine arts will be held at the Chon Auction House on June 24.

First áo dài contest winners crowned in Prague

06/18/2018 16:10

Two women from the Vietnamese communities in Germany and Poland won the first ao dai contest for Vietnamese women in Europe held June 17 in Prague, Czech Republic.

HCM City to host smart-tourism TPO Forum

06/18/2018 10:25

As many as 130 delegates from six countries will share experiences about smart tourism at the 8th Tourism Promotion Organisation for Asia Pacific Cities (TPO) Forum from June 21-22 in HCM City.

Cù Lao Chàm, the reality of the conservation park

06/17/2018 08:58

The islands of Cu Lao Cham have a special place in my mind as a pristine paradise. The reality is a little more complex.

Mekong river literature award presented

06/16/2018 09:01

Twelve writers from six nations in the Mekong River Delta received Mekong River Literature Awards in a ceremony held in Ha Noi yesterday.

Remembering Đinh Tôn: 50 years later

06/16/2018 09:00

Only four months after returning from flight training in the Soviet Union, Capt Dinh Ton had downed his fourth US aircraft on 16 June 1968.

IUCN launches event calling for zero waste

06/15/2018 17:15

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has organised a programme to introduce the zero-waste concept to companies in the tourism and hospitality sectors.