Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Minh Linh has won two gold medals at both Asian and world championships, which are concurrently taking place in Thailand.
Over 70 scientists and policymakers from Asian and African countries discussed ways to cope with climate change, ensure regional food security and natural resource management at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21.
The defense ministers of the United States and China held talks in Singapore on June 3 which aides described as cordial, as Malaysia's prime minister called for the region to avoid taking sides and slipping into another version of the Cold War.
A high-ranking military delegation led by Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh arrived in Singapore on June 2 to attend the 10th International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Asian Security Summit, which opened on June 3.
Vietnam's first international film festival will be held in Hanoi from October 17-21 to celebrate the capital's millennium, said Le Ngoc Minh, deputy director of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism's Cinema Department.
A total of 15 volleyball teams from countries and territories in the Asia-Pacific region will take part in the Asian Youth Girls’ Volleyball Championship to be held in Ho Chi Minh City from September 12-20.
Vietnam won two silver and three bronze medals to rank 14th out of 31 teams in the Asian Juniors Athletics Championship in Hanoi.
Vietnam has sent four athletes to the Asian Women's Boxing Championships which opened on May 20 in Astana City, Kazakhstan.
Asian and European journalists and financial experts are gathering in Hanoi to discuss the impact of the global financial crisis, the urgency of the two continents’ cooperation in dealing with those challenges as well as the world’s post-crisis future.
Two Vietnamese films, “Ao lua Ha Dong” (White Silk Dress) and “Nhung cam xuc Hanoi” (Feelings about Hanoi) won the hearts of cinema lovers at the fourth Asian Film Festival held in Tanzania from March 20-27.