• Vietnamese traditional dress to be shown in US museum

    Vietnamese ao dai (traditional long dress) will be introduced at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles of the US from April 18 to July 9.
  • UN deputy chief praises VN's efforts in combating drugs and crime

    Antonio Maria Costa, Undersecretary General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has praised Viet Nam's commitments and achievements in the fight against drugs and crime.
  • APEC Women Leaders’ Network (WLN) and the participation of VWU

    APEC Women Leaders’ Network (WLN) was founded in 1996 with the goal of stimulating women’s participation in all areas of investment, trade and coooperation in the Asia Pacific on the principle of gender equality, contributing to the sustainable growth and human development in the region
  • Gala welcomed 2006 Lunar New Year

    On February 17, 2006, (January7th lunar calendar) in Paris, France, Vietnamese Association in France in cooperation with the Vietnam Embassy in France and Vietnam mission to UNESCO organized the Gala to welcome 2006 Lunar New Year.
  • American ex-pat loves Vietnam's Tet spirit

    "I felt welcome everywhere I went, and I felt I could have stayed for days in any of the towns to share the Tet spirit," said Daniel Levitt, HIV/AIDS and Health Manager of USAID Vietnam.
  • British woman helps disabled orphans in Hoi An

    Jacqueline Louise Jacqueline, a 39-year-old British woman, is voluntarily working in the ancient town of Hoi An, central Quang Nam province, to help orphaned children with disabilities.
  • French violinist to perform in Hanoi

    Isabelle Durin, the No 1 violinist of the Ile-de-France National Symphony Orchestra, will give performances on February 15 and 16 at the Opera House and French Culture Centre in Hanoi.
  • Australia wishes to tighten co -operation with Viet Nam

    Australia wishes to tighten mutual cooperation with Viet Nam not only in economics but also in education and poverty elimination, said John Joseph Acquilina, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales, Australia.
  • Musical instrument “Dan bau” (Monocord) performed by A Vietnamese victim of Agent Orange in France.

    In the evening of Octorber 31st 2005, Nguyen Thanh Tung a youngster with two eyes blind as an effect of Agent Orange performed solo the Vietnamese musical instrument “Dan bau” (Monochord) at the Concert-Hall of Cahlos city, Lot Province, 500 km to the South-East of Paris (France). The performance was successful beyond expectation.
  • Vietnam, a model of modern and civilised socialism: Professor A. Lilov

    The great achievements made by Vietnam were not only a bright example, but also an evidence of a model in building a market economy, and opening foreign relations and international integration, said Professor Alexander Lilov, director of the Bulgarian Centre for Economic and Strategic Research (CESR).