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French man sells toys on Hanoi streets

10:01 | 05/20/2015

David Cohen is apparently the only western street vendor in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. And he's doing well.

Much-hyped Vietnamese kids film to seek distribution at Cannes

09:25 | 05/15/2015

"Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass," a highly anticipated movie, will be brought to the Cannes Film Festival later this month, with the hope to find an international distributor.

Vietnam arthouse movies in Cannes

11:00 | 05/12/2015

Two Vietnamese films, Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories and Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass, will be shown at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.

Vietnamese land and people through French artists’ paintings

11:33 | 05/11/2015

(VOV) -In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Vietnam was seen as an ideal destination for art inspiration by some French artists.

Eighth grader wins national UPU letter-writing contest

18:35 | 05/09/2015

Truong Hai Nam, an eighth grader from Le Huu Lap secondary school in central Thanh Hoa province, won the 44th Universal Postal Union (UPU)’s International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People in Vietnam.

Vietnamese golfer to attend int’l Junior Golf Championships

17:23 | 05/07/2015

(VOV) -Young Vietnamese golfer,Nguyen Thao My, successfully beat-out other rivals at two qualifying rounds in Thailand and has now placed at the International Junior Golf Championships 2015.

Four world-renowned photojournalists gather in Saigon

10:15 | 05/06/2015

Nick Ut, Tim Page and Peter Arnett recently met at a reunion during an exhibition of American photographer Catherine Karnow in HCM City.

British Royal Family welcomes a new member

15:47 | 05/03/2015

(VOV) - The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a girl at St Mary's Hospital, west London on May 2, Kensington Palace has announced.

Photo exhibition raises funds for Vietnamese children

15:20 | 04/28/2015

(VOV) -As many as 42 beautiful photos of Vietnamese people are being displayed at an exhibition in Hanoi and being sold online to raise funds for Vietnamese children.

7.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Nepal

18:40 | 04/25/2015

A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on April 25 causing buildings to collapse, injuring many and leaving a pall of dust over the city, witnesses said.

Tour of villages in Dak Lak

10:12 | 04/25/2015

(VOV) - Visitors to Dak Lak province in the central highlands have an opportunity to ride an elephants and learn how local people hunt and tame elephants.

Court upholds jail terms for two for selling babies

09:48 | 04/23/2015

A Vietnam court has upheld the sentences of 14 and 16 years in jail for a man and a woman who belonged to a ring that sold four babies last year for US$4,170 in total.

Images capture ‘a certain truth about Saigon’

18:02 | 04/22/2015

(VOV) -San Francisco based photographer Catherine Karnow grew up in Hong Kong in the 1960′s and is best known for her powerful and poignant photos of the everyday lives of people in Saigon in the early 1990s.

Film festival shines light on Vietnamese war

17:30 | 04/22/2015

European cinema-lovers have been gathering in Italy since March 31 to enjoy a festival of 31 films made by foreign film-makers featuring Vietnam in both war and peace time.

Young woman ‘exports’ Vietnamese yoga coaches

11:09 | 04/13/2015

An enterprising Vietnamese woman has tasted the first fruit of her ambitious quest to ‘ship’ local yoga coaches to other countries, including those where the discipline has gained a strong foothold.