Two of Vietnam’s young volleyball teams will test their skills at international competitions next month.
The Vietnamese team came out on top at the 2012 Asian Muay Thai Championships which ended in HCM City on July 13.
Vietnamese beach volleyballers experienced their first wins at the third Asian Beach Games in Haiyang, China on June 13.
Nguyen Thi Huyen has won a gold medal in the women’s 400m hurdles at the 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Sri Lanka.
Le Trong Giang won a bronze medal in the men's 3,000m steeplechase at the 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Sri Lanka.
Vietnam has won a gold medal in the men’s team blitz event of the ongoing Asian Chess Tournament in China.
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.
The 2012 Asian Chess Championships will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from May 4 to 14.
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.
As many as 13 teams are competing at the Asian Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship in the northern province of Quang Ninh from April 26-28.
The 2012 Asian Taekwondo Championships will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from May 4 to 11.
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.
Vietnam’s top player Nguyen Tien Minh had to stop in the third round of the ongoing 2012 Asian Badminton Championships in China after losing 1-2 to Hu Yun from Hong Kong on April 19.
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.
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.
A TV series showing cooking competitions between leading chefs will be aired on national entertainment channel VTV3 from April 22.
Stephanie Saint Albert, a French lady of Vietnamese descent, always wants to return to Vietnam and do business with domestic partners to boost the country’s economy.
The Asia Football Confederation (AFC) has selected Vietnam to host the qualifying round of the 2013 Asian Women’s U19 Tournament, scheduled for Ho Chi Minh City this December.
There has been a slight increase in business confidence and outlook among European enterprises in Vietnam, according to the EuroCham Business Climate Index survey announced on February 1.
Athletes from 15 countries and territories across the region are competing at the 2nd Asian U16 Basketball Tournament, which opened in the central Khanh Hoa province on October 18.