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War veterans call for ao dai revival

War veterans call for ao dai revival Fashionistas: Women, former politicial prisoners, perform popular revolutionary songs in ao dai during a talk on promoting the national dress at the HCM City War Remnants Museum yesterday. — VNS Photo Phuong Mai HCM CITY (VNS)— More than 300 participants, mostly from governmental offices, veterans, universities and students,

Moving images stress need for protecting women and children

Moving images stress need for protecting women and children Hope for the future: A photo taken in Haiti on display at an exhibition organised by the Canadian embassy in Ha Noi. — Photo courtesy of the Canadian Embassy HA NOI (VNS)— Children’s innocent eyes and mothers breast-feeding their babies are among the touching images in

Ha Noi glitters on Liberation Day

Ha Noi glitters on Liberation Day Street festival: Hundreds of professional and amateurs artists paraded around the Hoan Kiem Lake last night to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the capital city’s Liberation Day. — VNA/VNS Photo Quy Trung HA NOI (VNS)— On October 10, 1954, the people of Ha Noi, with flags and flowers in

Kelly Clarkson to sing in Miss Vietnam 2014

Kelly Clarkson to sing in Miss Vietnam 2014 Pop star Kelly Clarkson .— Photo spokeo.com HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Pop star Kelly Clarkson will perform in Viet Nam for the first time during the Miss Vietnam 2014 Finale at Vinpearl Phu Quoc in the southern region of Viet Nam this December. Vingroup said it

Michelin-starred chef Mateo Metullio to visit VN

Michelin-starred chef Mateo Metullio to visit VN Michelin-starred Chef Mateo Metullio will serve an exclusive gastronomic journey in three Vietnamese cities next week. — VNS file photo HCM CITY (VNS) — Michelin-starred Chef Mateo Metullio will serve an exclusive gastronomic journey in three Vietnamese cities from October 14 to 18. Metullio will present a special

Centre for research on Ha Noi set up

Centre for research on Ha Noi set up Ho Guom Lake. — VNA/VNS Photos HA NOI (Biz Hub) — A centre for improved scientific research of the capital city of Ha Noi was launched at Ha Noi National University yesterday. The Ha Noi Studying and Development Centre will be a place for leading scientists to

Ancient ceramics found at sea

Ancient ceramics found at sea Buried treasure: A stone arch under the sea off An Binh Islet in Quang Ngai Province. Divers found ceramic and stone pieces nearby from an ancient cargo shipwreck. — Photo courtesy of Doan Anh Duong company QUANG NGAI (VNS) — Fragments of ceramic ware and stone statuary ware from an

Exhibit features residents’ Liberation Day photographs

Exhibit features residents’ Liberation Day photographs The photo captures the moment when Vietnamese soldiers entered the capital. HA NOI (VNS) — About sixty photographs featuring the 1954 liberation of the capital city from French are on display at the Viet Nam National Library here. The 10-day exhibit, entitled Ha Noi-Ngay Tiep Quan (Ha Noi-Liberation Day),

Vietnamese building wins top prize at architecture festival

Vietnamese building wins top prize at architecture festival The Chapel is a community space in a new urban ward on the outskirts of HCM City. It is designed as a place for people, especially the youth, to participate in activities such as conferences, weddings, exhibitions or enjoy light coffee and snacks. — Photo dezeen.com HA

Musician Nguyen Vinh Bao given merit award

Musician Nguyen Vinh Bao given merit award Noted musician: Professor Nguyen Vinh Bao (sitting, with certificate) receives the Prime Minister’s Certificate of Merit for his contributions to Vietnamese music. — VNS Photo Thanh Hiep HCM CITY (VNS) — Musician and researcher Prof Nguyen Vinh Bao has been conferred the Prime Minister’s Certificate of Merit for