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Religious assailant attacks Jerusalem Gay Pride parade, wounding six

09:53 | 07/31/2015

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem on July 30, with police saying the suspect was jailed for a similar attack 10 years ago.

Thanh Hoa province prepares for ASEAN traditional music festival

09:14 | 07/25/2015

The 2015 ASEAN traditional music festival, which will take place in the central province of Thanh Hoa from August 1-6, will feature ten art troupes from ASEAN state members and the Republic of Korea.

Legacy of Agent Orange

16:53 | 07/10/2015

(VOV) - As August 10th approaches, marking the 54th anniversary of the first time the US military used Agent Orange (AO) in the Vietnam War, millions across the nation still suffer from the lingering effects of the poisonous herbicide.

Smiles, thank yous could boost tourism

09:38 | 07/10/2015

Vietnamese people should consider tourists their family, Deputy Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a ceremony held on July 8 to mark the 55th anniversary of the tourism sector.

Biggest motorbike festival opens in Danang

16:02 | 06/30/2015

(VOV) -The third annual National Motorbike Festival has opened in Danang on June 29, attracting hundreds of bikers from all across the country.

Central Highlands traffic safety festival in Dak Lak

18:57 | 06/27/2015

A festival improving traffic safety culture took place in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on June 27, with over 1,200 youngsters and officials across the region taking part.

Japan, ancient city host activities

09:49 | 06/27/2015

The ancient city will host the annual Hoi An-Japan Cultural Festival with a series of activities from August 28 to 30, Hoi An's culture centre said on June 25.

Central city to host Clipper Race

11:52 | 06/26/2015

The central city of Danang has offered to host the 2015-16 Clipper Race, a yacht sailing race comprised of amateur competitors, the city's secretariat confirmed on June 24.

Meeting celebrates World Oceans Day, Sea and Island Week

17:15 | 06/08/2015

A meeting was held in central Quang Ngai province on June 8 to mark the World Oceans Day and the Vietnam Sea and Island Week and advocate the preservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

Annual Monkey Festival at Lao Island

16:38 | 06/08/2015

(VOV) -Thousands packed picturesque Lao Island located 18 kilometres off the northeast coast of Nha Trang on June 7 for the 2015 Monkey Festival extravaganza.

Thousands join football festival

08:53 | 06/04/2015

More than 3,500 footballers from 14 teams nationwide and a team from Laos are playing in the Football for All in Vietnam Cup 2015 that will run until June 5.

Bac Ha plum tree gardens lure visitors for harvest in late May

10:05 | 05/29/2015

People from the south – especially big cities like Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho – think of plums as a Hanoi specialty. But in reality they're grown on Bac Ha Plateau, 340km from the capital.

Southern fruit fest to feature 150 varieties

11:05 | 05/23/2015

Around 150 kinds of regionally distinguished fruits will be sold on 50 boats at the "Fruit Floating Market" at the 2015 Southern Fruit Festival to be held early next month in HCM City, a press briefing was told on May 21.

Vietnam responds to World Oceans Day

12:22 | 05/21/2015

Vietnam’s Sea and Island Week 2015 will take place from June 1-8 in response to the United Nations World Oceans Day (June 8), according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).

Putin, Kerry to discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran, US says

09:28 | 05/12/2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, on May 12 to discuss Ukraine and other issues, the United States said on May 11 in a statement that made no mention of their deep disagreements.