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Thu Vọng Nguyệt exhibition opens

Historic: The image of Văn Miếu, The Temple of Literature in Hà Nội.

Hà Nội — An exhibition entitled Thu Vọng Nguyệt (Memories of the Mid-Autumn Festival) was held yesterday in Văn Miếu (the Temple of Literature) in Hà Nội. The exhibition, held by Quán Ăn Ngon Restaurant chain and supported by the Văn Miếu Managerment Board, after a big festival of the …

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Avoid previous education reform errors: NA

Students from the Hưng Thịnh secondary school in Bảo Lạc District of the northern province of Cao Bằng on their way to school.

HÀ NỘI — Take more than a year if needed, but get good advice and avoid previous education reform mistakes, NA deputies told the Government on Thursday. Responding to a proposal by the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) to delay planned educational reforms by a year, a majority of …

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Mountain Bike Marathon: Brown, Kanis win first stage

Athletes compete in the first Việt Nam Mountain Bike Marathon in 2016. This year’s three-day event is ongoing in Lào Cai Province.

HÀ NỘI — Anthony Brown and Liesbeth Kanis won the first stage of the Việt Nam Mountain Bike Marathon 2017, which is underway in Sa Pa,Lào Cai Province. Brown from Australia finished the 48km race with 1,350m gain from Khoang Village in Sa Pa District’s Tả Giàng Phình Commune to …

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E5 fuel shortage growing concern

Customers would prefer using A95 instead of E5 when the Government terminates the use of petrol A92 in the market.

HÀ NỘI — Experts and businesses are raising concerns about the shortage of E5 bio-fuel supply as there are two months left for E5 to be fully replaced RON 92 petrol. Moreover, they are worried about the monopoly in material supply for E5 mixing. Việt Nam will replace RON 92 …

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Festival commemorates ancestors in Bình Thuận

The Thầy Thím Temple Culture and Tourism Festival was held in La Gi Town of Bình Thuận coastal province on November 2-4

BÌNH THUẬN — More than 200,000 locals and visitors are taking part in the Thầy Thím Temple Culture and Tourism Festival in La Gi Town in coastal Bình Thuận Province, which closes on November 4. The event, which began on November 2, featured rituals worshipping ancestors, including the couple Thầy …

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Provinces set special economic units

A view of Cái Rồng Port in Vân Đồn Disrict, Quảng Ninh Province

HÀ NỘI – Quảng Ninh, Kiên Giang and Khánh Hòa are gearing to develop special administrative-economic zones with expectations that preferential policies will be increased as the National Assembly is discussing the Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units. The southern province of Kiên Giang People’s Council, at a meeting on Thursday, …

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Dao seek int’l recognition for ritual

Making men: Dao ethnic group in Tuyên Quang perform a cấp sắc (maturity ritual) ceremony.

HÀ NỘI — The cấp sắc (maturity ritual) of the Dao ethnic group may be recognised by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage. Associate Professor Bùi Hoài Sơn, deputy director of the Việt Nam Institute of Culture and Art Studies, said that authorities in Tuyên Quang Province, where a big number …

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Đắk Lắk starts to go solar

Sunny day: A view of Long Thành Solar Power Plant in Đắk Lắk

ĐẮK LẮK — Đắk Lắk Province’s People’s Committee has approved the construction of a solar power plant with a capacity of 50MW in Ea Súp District’s Ia Lap Commune. Long Thành Ia Lốp Co.Ltd has been selected to carry out the project. The plant will be built over 65 hetares …

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