When the new French Consul General in HCM City, Fabrice Mauries, took office in April 2011, the lacquer painting Dam Ruoc (The Procession) by one of Vietnam's noted artists was gracing the wall of the consulate reception room.
Measures to turn the sacred Buddhist historical site of Yen Tu in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh into a centre of Buddhism – Truc Lam sect were proposed at a seminar on December 2.
(VOV) -Vietnam Customs and the General Statistics Office (GSO) report Vietnam’s export turnover to the UK stood at US$3.16 billion ten months into 2013, a 32.2% improvement on the same period last year.
(VOV) - About 200 participants from Vietnamese ministries, government agencies, academics and national and international NGOs from Vietnam, Germany, the Philippines and Fiji attend a symposium on climate change in HCM City on November 19.
The spirit of Japan's ancient capital Kyoto is on display at an exhibition at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum.
(VOV) - Vietnam is an important pillar in India’s Look East policy, John H. Ruolngul, first secretary of the Indian Embassy in Vietnam, has said.
(VOV)- It still has its primary features preserved by ethnic minority people living in mountain areas.
(VOV) - Tra Vinh Province’s Dai Duc Cooperative has already exported around 2.7 tonnes of red flesh dragon fruit to the US since the beginning of October.
(VOV) - Domestic and international experts gathered at a sustainable poverty reduction seminar in Haiphong on October 4, part of a broad-based initiative funded by the UNDP and the Irish Embassy.
(VOV) - More than 100 businesses have showcased their products at the 2013 HCM City International Furniture and Handicraft Fair (HCMC EXPO 2013) on October 3.
The city of Dien Bien Phu in the northern province of Dien Bien is geared up for the third “ con ” (colourful fabric ball) throwing festival slated for October 25-27, with locals from neighbouring Laos and China.
(VOV) -In the southern province of Đồng Tháp, many farmers regard the rats in their fields as a valuable source of protein and additional income during the time between crops.
(VOV) - A huge blaze broke out early on September 15 at a four-storey commercial centre in Hai Duong city, about 65km from Hanoi capital.
(VOV) -Hanoi’s Giang Vo Exhibition Centre staged a special Mid-Autumn Festival market on September 14, offering local children the chance to enjoy a cozy atmosphere while admiring the diverse range of modern and traditional toys available to purchase.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese embassy in Berlin on August 25 introduced Vietnam’s culture to international visitors at Germany’s “Open Days” programme.