(VOV) - More than 400 people including ASEAN embassy personnel and their families, along with members of the diplomatic community, came together in South Africa and France on May 31 for a day of camaraderie, friendship and fun.
(VOV) - At least five people were found dead in a fire that broke out at a four-story karaoke bar in Hanoi’s Giang Vo street on May 3.
(VOV) - Thousands of young locals are celebrating the Fuyu Matsuri winter festival at Ho Chi Minh City’s Youth Culture Theatre on February 15.
(VOV) - Malaysian police recently raided two premises in Seri Manjung town, rescuing 108 Vietnamese women from an allegedly human trafficking ring.
Foreign and domestic delegates gathered in Quang Ninh province on November 25 to seek ways to fight against prostitution, which has been getting more sophisticated in this booming hi-tech era.
Members from the Vietnam Women’s Union chapters in the Mekong Delta met at a workshop in Can Tho city on October 1 to consider helping trafficked women integrate back into society.
(VOV) -A Vietnam-Japan festival, themed “Fukuoka Fair in Hanoi 2013”, will be held at the Deawoo Hotel from August 29-31 to mark the 40th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties.
(VOV) - The Old Quarter is such a hub for visitors to Hanoi that other districts of the city seem to get left behind in tourist literature that is available internationally.
Vietnam will take part in Karaoke World Championships 2012 for the first time, which is scheduled for December in Finland.
A romantic landscape of verdant, terraced rice fields stretches into the distance, but there’s nothing romantic for someone working knee-deep in mud, sweat running down their bodies and bent over so they see nothing but the soil in front of them.
Located in the central province of Nghe An about 18km from Vinh city, Cua Lo beach is one of the most popular destinations for both local and foreign tourists, especially during the summer.
From art to food, history and spas, Australian traveller Lance Richardson points out many reasons to visit Hanoi.
I’ve been blessed (or cursed) with a face that is home in any Asian country. On a recent trip to Thailand, the taxi driver asked me out of the blue, “Flying back to Singapore?” In Japan, I get taken for Japanese. In Hong Kong, people automatically start speaking to me in Chinese. In Cambodia, I’ve even scored tickets at the...
Ten Vietnamese records in the intellectual property were announced at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 24.
A photographic exhibition entitled “Nha Mat Pho” (Street-front Houses) is being held at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi from March 8-28.