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The best photos capturing the life and landscape in Ho Chi Minh City's outlying Can Gio District were unveiled at the awards ceremony for a local photo competition on Sunday morning.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has sent a dispatch to heads of ministries, sectors as well as central agencies, organisations, provinces and centrally-run cities on the suspension of entertainment activities during the two-day national mourning for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Le Kha Phieu on August 14-15.
Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases between 6 pm on August 9 and 6 am on August 10, keeping the national count at 841, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
In March 2019, Vietnamese were outraged after a man was fined only US$8 for forcibly kissing a woman in an elevator which was caught on CCTV footage.
The eighth Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival scheduled to take place in March 2021 has been postponed due to the complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dak Lak provincial administration announced on August 13.
Recent years has seen pianist Tuan Nam, a member of the band Anh Em (Brothers) become a key person in bringing some of the world’s most famous artists and bands, such as Kenny G, Modern Talking, and Boney M, to Vietnam.
NDO – The second Muong Ethnic Cultural Festival will be held from October 29-31 in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa.
A young man trained in pharmacology and mechanics puts immense passion and effort into his startup in Hoi An City that crafts decorative items completely out of trash collected from his hometown’s beaches.


HCMC – What is it like to get flooded? When I went to sleep last Thursday evening, it was raining hard. But it didn’t seem like anything to worry about. I woke up an hour later. When I looked down, I noticed that the floor was glistening. I reached down and discovered that my entire apartment was covered with a good two inches of water.



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