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Vietnamese artists honoured at Seoul exhibition

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese artists Phan Thị Thanh Mai won the first place prize and Ngô Duy Hiển took fourth at the…

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RoK aims to boost MICE tourism in Việt Nam

Tourists visit Hanok Bukchon Village in Seoul. — VNS Photo Minh Thu HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is viewed as…

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Hội An to host lantern night in Wernigerode, Germany

  Lanterns decorate a street in Hội An city at night. A lantern night event wil be held in Wernigerode, Germany following…

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Luc Besson’s studio discussing rescue with US fund Vine

The studio, confirming a report in the Journal du Dimanche newspaper, said in a statement it was speaking with Vine…

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Spider-Man retains top spot at N. America box office

Los Angeles  — Spider-Man: Far From Home beat back competition from two debut films at the North American box office,…

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Northern province to host Thành Tuyên Festival in September

HÀ NỘI — Thành Tuyên Festival will be held from September 12 to 14 in the northern province of Tuyên Quang….

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HCM City promotes reading culture among the community

  A book event at Book Pedestrian Street in downtown HCM City. — VNS Photo Phương Mai HCM CITY — Authorities in HCM City…

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Puppetry theatre brings literary masterpiece to the stage

HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Puppetry Theatre will stage Truyện Kiều (The Tale of Kiều) for the first time…

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Central Phú Yên to host Chăm festival

  Tháp Nhạn (Nhạn Tower) will receive a certificate as the national special relic site on August 14. Photo dantocmiennui.vn PHÚ YÊN — A festival on the…

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Map on King’s wives’ tombs discovered

Two red circles on the map show the two tomb sites of the royal concubines Học Phi and Lê Thụy Thục…

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Making use of water hyacinth

NINH BÌNH — Water hyacinth is a popular plant in rural Việt Nam. It easily grows on water and floats where…

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Museum of Asian Art in Paris to display its first Vietnamese contemporary object

The handmade lacquer work Borderline is the first contemporary object from Southest Asia to be displayed by the Guimet Museum of…

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Boulanger Trio performs in Đà Nẵng chamber music festival

The Boulanger Trio from Germany will perform as part of the Đà Nẵng Chamber Music 2019 Festival at Nguyễn Hiễn Dĩnh Theatre on…

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Chăm relics of 4th century unearthed

Objects found by archaeologists indicate that the temple was dedicated to God Shiva with typical architectural decorations used by the Chămpa civilisation. —…

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Siberians flock to toxic lake for ‘Maldives’ selfies

A young woman poses for pictures by a Novosibirsk energy plant’s ash dump site, nicknamed the local “Maldives”, on July…

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Mattel unveils David Bowie Barbie doll

Mattel’s “David Bowie” Barbie doll depicts one of his alter egos, Ziggy Stardust. — AFP Photo LOS ANGELES — A…

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Mekong Delta targets agrotourism development

  The Ngã Bảy floating market in Hậu Giang Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Duy Ba HCM CITY — The Cửu…

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Conquering Putaleng

Đức Hùng LAI CHÂU — You’ve heard of Mount Fansipan, the highest point of Việt Nam at 3,147m above sea…

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‘Oldest remains’ outside Africa reset human migration clock

This picture released on Wednesday by Eberhard Karls of the University of Tuebingen shows a reconstruction and computer model of…

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eSwatini bans ‘witchcraft and magic’ competition

The King of Swaziland, King Mswati III (centre) in April 2018 renamed the country to eSwatini during his 50th birthday celebration….

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Chamber music concert features young talents

The Saigon Chamber Music ensemble will host the “Young Virtuosi Concert 2019” at the HCM City Conservatory of Music on…

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South Korean group walks to remote villages, handing out scholarships to poor kids

By Xuân Đăng At the age of 64, many people decide to spend more time with their families and friends or focus…

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Singaporean comedian to perform at city café

Singaporean comedian Sam See, who is part of Asia’s new wave of stand-up comedians, will give a performance at Yoko Café…

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Vietnamese designer to unveil newest áo dài creations in Canada

Miss Vietnam Beauty International 2016 Quỳnh Thy presents an áo dài creation in the Xuân Thì (Youthhood) collection by Võ Việt Chung. —…

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Week of culture and tourism kicks off in Đồng Tháp

A complex of tombs and temples of Đỗ Công Tường has been recognised as a national relic site by the Ministry of…

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Bình Dương plans to develop river tours

  More tours based on rivers will be developed to boost tourism in the southern province of Bình Dương. —…

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Solutions proposed for demolished tomb of king’s wife

THỪA THIÊN – HUẾ — The Culture and Sports Department of Thừa Thiên Huế Province has proposed two possible solutions to…

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Popular magician sets another world record

HÀ NỘI — Magician Nguyễn Phương has broken his own world record set last year with a 10-minute-long performance in front of a…

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Japan boyband star-maker Johnny Kitagawa dead at 87

  A pedestrian passes by a TV screen broadcasting news about the death of Japanese entertainment mogul Johnny Kitagawa in…

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Artist plans to hold national xẩm festival

Traditional artist Mai Tuyết Hoa and her troupe Xẩm Hà Thành have released their first album of xẩm (blind busker’s singing). She…

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