Life & Laws

Hồng (Red) River promotes tourism and creativity spaces

The Hồng (Red) River originates in China and flows for around 510km through Hà Nội and eight provinces in northern Việt Nam, where agriculture plays an important role in the country's economy.


Japan’s first manga about Vietnamese football launched

Sơn, Goal!, the first manga series about Vietnamese football, has been released in Việt Nam.


Photo contest highlighting beauty of Vietnamese islands kicks off

Professional and amateur photographers across Việt Nam are encouraged to compete in a photo contest highlighting the beauty of Vietnamese Hoàng Sa and Trường Sa islands.


Fabric art

Using scissors as brushes and fabric as a paint, artist Trần Thanh Thục has meticulously depicted the beauty of Việt Nam through her amazing creations. Watch how she turns old clothes and materials into beautiful works of art.


"My Soul Seoul in Ho Chi Minh" tourism promotion event  attracts 1,000 people

About 1,000 people attended and experienced the tourism promotion event “My Soul Seoul in Ho Chi Minh” hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organisation in HCM City on August 2.


Contest on handicraft product design launched

Hà Nội Industrial Promotion and Development Consultancy Centre under the city's Industry and Trade Department on Wednesday launched a handicraft product design contest.


Ninh Bình among 12 coolest movie filming locations in Asia

The magazine's Southeast Asian edition admired the beauty of destinations across the region, from ancient jungle-clad temples to swanky bars and splendid beaches and there is no shortage of cinematic splendour in Asia.


Vietnamese-Australian debuts in new K-pop girl group NewJeans

Pham Ngoc Han, an 18-year-old Vietnamese-Australian, recently debuted in the new five-member K-pop girl group NewJeans with the stage name Hanni.
NewJeans member Hanni. Photo courtesy of the groups Instagram


American actress dons Cong Tri creation at red carpet event

Actress Joey King wore a deep-cut white outfit by designer Cong Tri to the red-carpet movie premiere of 'Bullet Train' starring her and actor Brad Pitt.
Actress Joey King wears a dress designed by Cong Tri to the Bullet Train movie premiere event in Los Angeles, August 1, 2022. Photo courtesy of the actresss Instagram


Soul food for vegetarians

Tucked away in a small alley in Quán Sứ Street, Hà Nội, the modest food stand of Vũ Thị Hồng has served vegan noodles for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians for a decade. Making 60 to hundreds of bowls of vegan rice noodles per day, the owner says she wants to serve good food and encourage people to avoid killing animals.


Mexican artist finds new inspirations in Việt Nam

Mexican contemporary artist Roberto Arcaute has chosen Việt Nam as the final destination in his journey to finish his latest installation project.


Vietnamese watercolour paintings go on display in Hà Nội

The exhibition, entitled Hội Ngộ Sắc Màu (Colours Gathering), is a place for watercolour artists active in the art scenes of Việt Nam, Poland and France to showcase their works.


Book about Chợ Lớn in 1955 by French author released

French author and adventurer Gontran de Poncins’ Chợ Lớn 1955 (titled in English 'From a Chinese City'), a book on the Old Quarter— known as Chợ Lớn (Big Market) in Saigon (HCM City now), was released on August 1.


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