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Huyen wins gold at Asian athletics

Nguyen Thi Huyen has won a gold medal in the women’s 400m hurdles at the 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Sri Lanka.

Southern hub hosts Asian chess championships

Southern hub hosts Asian chess championships

The 11th Asian Continental Chess Championships opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 5 with the participation of more than 120 men and women players from 14 countries and territories in Asia.

Thailand wins Asian beach volleyball tourney

Thailand wins Asian beach volleyball tourney

The Thai women's beach volleyball team won the title at the Asian Women's Beach Volleyball Championships on April 29 in Tuan Chau, Ha Long, Quang Ninh province.

Fencer Tien Nhat qualifies for London Olympics

Fencer Tien Nhat qualifies for London Olympics

Young fencer Nguyen Tien Nhat has earned a berth at the coming London Olympics after cruising into the finals of the Games’ Asian qualifying round in Japan on April 21.

Single White Female in Hanoi

Single White Female in Hanoi

Carolyn Shine, an Australian musician who moved to Hanoi in 2002, has released a travel memoir entitled “Single White Female in Hanoi”, which has sold about 2500 copies, good for a small press publication.

Festival Season

Festival Season

Vietnam is famous for its historic and cultural traditions. There are plenty of occasions to celebrate major events throughout the year. During the first three months of the lunar year, a lot of festivals take place across the country.

Iron Chef TV series to be launched

Iron Chef TV series to be launched

A TV series showing cooking competitions between leading chefs will be aired on national entertainment channel VTV3 from April 22.