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Beach tourism season launched in Danang

A three-day festival ushering in the tourism season entitled “Danang beach – old destination, new look” got underway at the eastern Sea Park, Son Tra District, Danang city on April 30. The festival is featuring a wide and highly entertaining range of cultural activities including “Bai Choi” (singing while acting as playing cards), folk games, photo

What’s on May 2014 (Daily updated)

MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES Hanoi-Experimental Futurist Electronic Music with Tri Minh and Saxophonist Quyen Thien Dac May 1, 9 pm The Rooftop, 19th Floor, Pacific Place, No. 83B Ly Thuong Kiet Street Vietnam’s famous saxophonist Quyen Thien Dac is going to have a special session with DJ Tri Minh, who has been always determined on his

Captain says warnings over Korean ferry ignored

Filepic shows a rescue boat approaching the ferry Sewol. Nobody is seen on the deck.             The confirmed death toll from the accident stood at 210, with 92 unaccounted for, the coastguard said, with divers pushing deeper into the submerged vessel’s interior in their search for bodies. The recovery operation has stalled in

Central city to build Hoang Sa Islands Museum

The central city will build the Hoang Sa Museum inspired by the design of a 1835-made seal from the Nguyen dynasty’s King Minh Mang for establishing the Hoang Sa Flotilla. Central Da Nang City will build Hoang Sa Islands Museum. This announcement was made by Chairman of Hoang Sa District Dang Cong Ngu while introducing

Old photos of Ha Long Bay on displayed

Photos of Ha Long Bay from the 19th century are being displayed for the first time in downtown Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh. The collection, mostly taken by French experts between 1885 and 1950, belongs to Hanoi-based retired history teacher Doan Thinh and his son, architect Doan Bac. There are

Health Minister “not thinking of resigning now”

After facing pressure from the handling of the measles outbreak, Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, the Minister of Health, said she is now not thinking of resigning, but will focus on getting the disease under control.   Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien The minister made her intentions while answering questions at a regular government meeting

US calls for ‘holding period’ after Mideast talks fail

People wave Hamas flags after the remains of four Palestinians were returned from Israel, in the early hours of April 30, 2014 in Al-Bireh US Secretary of State John Kerry has no regrets about the energy he poured into his failed Middle East peace bid and is ready to dive back in again if asked,

Hanoi paroles prisoners on National Liberation Day

The Hanoi Police on April 29 announced an amnesty and commutation for 145 inmates from its three detention camps on the occasion of National Liberation Day (April 30). Among the total, 25 will be released on parole, and 119 will have their prison terms commuted by one to nine months. At Detention Camp No1, Lieutenant

Dien Bien Phu victory to be spotlighted at int’l seminar

Around 200 domestic and foreign scientists from Russia, the US, France, China, Laos and Vietnam will attend a seminar in Hanoi on May 5 to examine the significance and magnitude of the 1954 Dien Bien Phu victory over French colonialism. The historic Dien Bien Phu victory – the climax of the 1953-1954 Winter-Spring Strategic Offensive – was the

UN must block flow of arms to Syria: HRW

An international rights group called Tuesday for the UN Security Council to block the flow of weapons to Syria’s regime, which it said was launching indiscriminate attacks with “barrel bombs”. The call from Human Rights Watch came a day after a group of prominent legal experts urged the United Nations to deliver aid to rebel