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40th anniversary of Vietnam-China 1979 border war a chance to reflect

40th anniversary of Vietnam-China 1979 border war a chance to reflect

The upcoming 40th anniversary of the brief but devastating border clash between China and Viet Nam in 1979 offers a chance to reflect on history and draw lessons to consolidate bilateral ties, not to deepen hatred.

Mekong Delta attracts crowds of tourists during Tết holiday

02/15/2019 15:12

Many localities in Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta saw a surge in tourist arrivals during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Miss Universe 2018 and Miss Universe Vietnam H’Hen Niê reunite at New York Fashion Week

02/14/2019 10:48

Miss Universe Vietnam 2018 H'Hen Nie and Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray have reunited when the two beauties attended a fashion show of Vietnamese designer Phuong My on February 12 as part of the on-going New York Fashion Week in New York.

CNN names Hội An the Valentine destination this year

02/14/2019 10:46

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, look no further than Viet Nam’s  Hoi An for the perfect romantic getaway.

PM visits pagoda set to host Buddhist festival

02/14/2019 10:21

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited Tam Chuc Buddhism Culture Centre on Tuesday in Kim Bang District, Ha Nam Province, which will host Vesak celebrations between May 12 and 14.

Be my Valentine: flower, chocolate and jewelry merchants prepare for big day

02/14/2019 10:12

Despite Tet celebrations ending this week, shops, restaurants and entertainment centres in HCM City are becoming increasingly busy as couples rush to buy gifts for their partners forValentine’s Day.  

Contemporary art exhibition opens in Hà Nội

02/14/2019 10:11

An exhibition named Tranh Toi Tranh Sang (The Twilight between Light and Darkness) has opened in Ha Noi for fans of contemporary art.

521 endangered animals saved in 2018

02/13/2019 08:59

Last year, 521 endangered wildlife animals were saved in Viet Nam thanks to the engagement of people and law enforcement agencies, NGO Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) announced on Monday.

New TV series on Vietnamese fairy tales airs

02/13/2019 08:57

The first part of a new TV show about Vietnamese fairy tales aired last night on Vinh Long Radio & Television Station’s THVL1 channel.   

’Napalm girl’ Kim Phúc awarded Dresden Peace Prize

02/12/2019 16:38

Phan Thi Kim Phuc, known as the “napalm girl” in an iconic photo taken during wartime in Viet Nam in 1972, on February 11 received Germany’s Dresden Peace Prize for her work for peace.