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Samsung launches social responsibility initiative

18:22 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - Samsung Electronics (SE) launched a cultural and educational initiative in Thuy Hoa village in Bac Ninh province and Gia Lam district in Hanoi on August 27 as part of its global social responsibility programme.

Tuyen Quang to host biggest street festival

15:28 | 08/27/2014

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang will hold the Tuyen Quang City Festival from September 5-7, with the participation of performance troupes from the Republic of Korea, Laos, China and Belarus.

Vietnam Days in Japan set to kick off

11:12 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - At least 98 organisations and 150,000 visitors are expected to participate in this year’s Vietnam Days in Japan festival to take place at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo on September 13-14.

August CPI growth hits 9-year low

08:55 | 08/25/2014

The national consumer price index (CPI) this month increased by 0.22 per cent over that of last month and 1.84 per cent over that of the end of last year.

Vietnamese water puppetry fascinates Australian audiences

17:58 | 08/24/2014

(VOV) - Thousands of Australians were awe-struck by Vietnamese water puppetry performances presented by Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre (TLWPT) at the Darwin Culture Festival from August 21-24.

Craft villages an untapped goldmine for tourism

12:01 | 08/22/2014

(VOV) - Forty-nine of the country’s 52 traditional craft villages are located in the Hanoi vicinity and share vast potential for tourism development, highly dependent on niche marketing and improved infrastructure.

Switzerland get-together marks Vietnam National Day

17:20 | 08/17/2014

(VOV) -The Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations, World Trade Organisation and other international agencies held a get-together in Geneva on August 16, celebrating the 69th anniversary of the August 1945 Revolution and National Day (September 2).

DJ Hardwell to electrify Vietnamese audiences

18:34 | 08/12/2014

(VOV) - Robbert van de Corput, better known by his stage name DJ Hardwell, will bring his Asian tour “I am Hardwell” to a finale in Ho Chi Minh City with a powerful performance on September 28.

Photos capture the world in eyes of ethnic children

08:33 | 08/02/2014

A photo exhibition entitled “To ke ban nghe” (I tell you my stories) came to the central province of Ninh Thuan on August 1 after its success in Hanoi, with 120 photos of daily life taken by ethnic children on display.

French Embassy supports Le Petit Nicolas sequel release

09:18 | 08/01/2014

The sequel of the French movie Le Petit Nicolas (The Little Nicholas) will be screened in cinema theatres across the country from August 1.

Obon Japanese festival to kick off in Hanoi

12:11 | 07/31/2014

(VOV) - Obon Japanese festival – one of Japan’s most well known festivals– will take place at Hanoi’s Times City urban area on August 9-10.

Berlinale Short Film Festival to debut in HCM City

12:18 | 07/30/2014

(VOV) - The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) will screen ten winners of its short film category in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15-16.

Quang Ninh focuses on building sea, island tourism brand

15:32 | 07/28/2014

Endowed with beautiful beaches, islands, and favourable transport links, the northern coastal province of QuangNinh is paying special attention to developing sea-based tourism to promote its brand globally.

Norway helps students get a taste for chamber music

09:10 | 07/27/2014

Renowned British-Vietnamese pianist Tra Nguyen, British cellist Zoe Martlew, and concert master of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and violinist Atle Sponberg will hold a week-long training programme for young musicians along with a concert in Ho Chi Minh City early next month.

Discovering Lu ethnic people’s indigenous culture

12:55 | 07/21/2014

(VOV) - Hon village in Tam Duong district, which is home to Lu ethnic people, is a tourist attraction in the northern mountain province of Lai Chau for it has maintained indigenous culture for years.