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Hue authorities decide South Korean naked man statue to be installed in park

Hue has found a home for the statue of a naked man gifted by South Korea after weeks of debating where to place it.

Vietnam province accepts South Korean gift of naked man statue, location an issue

Thua Thien-Hue has decided to accept a naked man’s statue gifted by a South Korean city, but is unsure where to ...

Hanoi reclaims arches under Old Quarter bridge

A total of 127 arches built by the French a century ago are to be opened to make room for cultural and commercial purposes, officials said.
April 27, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Saigon to ban vehicles on certain streets during long holiday weekend

To celebrate Reunification Day on April 30 and Labor Day on May 1, vehicles will be banned on certain streets in Saigon, authorities said.
April 25, 2019 | 05:54 pm GMT+7

South Korean gift has Vietnam officials scratching their heads

Hue is unable to decide on an appropriate location to install a 6-meter-high statue, a gift offer from South Korea.
April 20, 2019 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Expats flock to learn Vietnamese

Language classes are attracting increasing numbers of people who need to communicate with locals at work or just want to understand the culture.
March 22, 2019 | 01:25 pm GMT+7

Painting on stones: Hanoi artist’s unique skill

Nguyen Trung Kien, who has taken a gap year to indulge his passion for painting, turns stones into works of art.
March 21, 2019 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Stop being uncouth, it’s not who we are: Deputy PM

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has called on Vietnamese public to stop littering, line cutting and other uncultured behaviors.
March 18, 2019 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Saigon bubble tea shop goes to hell

It’s Halloween everyday at a macabre-themed bubble tea shop in Saigon, horror fans like it.
March 12, 2019 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Google pays tribute to Vietnamese musician Trinh Cong Son

Google Doodle features the late musical genius Trinh Cong Son on his 80th birthday Thursday, the first Vietnamese it has so honored.
February 28, 2019 | 07:08 pm GMT+7

'Green Book' steals best picture Oscar, Colman and Malek are best actors

Road trip movie “Green Book” won best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, while Mexico’s Alfonso Cuaron was chosen as best director for his sentimental film “Roma.”
February 25, 2019 | 11:56 am GMT+7

Boy oh boy! Unseemly skirmish over a shredded mat

At the Duc But festival in Vinh Phuc Province, villagers push, pull and compete for mat pieces believed to help beget boys.
February 14, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Thousands flock to Hanoi pagoda to ward off bad luck

People lined up in long queues outside a famous pagoda in Hanoi to attend a ritual believed to help avoid bad luck.
February 13, 2019 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Wrestling for glory at Vietnam's 'Vat Cau' festival

Bare-chested men in brightly colored belts, tumbling from corner to corner as hundreds of excited spectators cheer them on.
February 11, 2019 | 09:39 am GMT+7

30 places where Hanoi will set off Tet fireworks

Hanoi will set off firecrackers at 30 venues this year to welcome Tet, the Year of the Pig.
February 02, 2019 | 11:09 am GMT+7
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