5th European Literature Days opens in Hanoi

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

5th European Literature Days opens in Hanoi

The 5th European Literature Days is being held in Hanoi from May 7-10 by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) and embassies in the capital.

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Indonesian woman hired to carry 5kg of heroin into Vietnam gets life sentence

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Indonesian woman hired to carry 5kg of heroin into Vietnam gets life sentence

A Vietnam court has handed down a life sentence to an Indonesian woman who was hired to illegally carry 5kg of heroin into Vietnam last year.

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Indonesian woman hired to carry 5kg of heroin into Vietnam gets life sentence

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Indonesian woman hired to carry 5kg of heroin into Vietnam gets life sentence

A Vietnam court has handed down a life sentence to an Indonesian woman who was hired to illegally carry 5kg of heroin into Vietnam last year.

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4 Vietnamese get suspended jail terms for forcing teen to wear 'I'm a thief' sign

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

4 Vietnamese get suspended jail terms for forcing teen to wear 'I'm a thief' sign

Vi Yen Supermarket in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, where a 13-year-old girl was tied and taped with a paper sign reading "I'm a thief" in public, after being caught stealing books. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Culture Vulture (06-05-2015)

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Culture Vulture (06-05-2015)

Vietnamese-French researcher, lecturer and translator Doan Cam Thi recently spoke on Vietnamese literature in the context of the globalisation. Currently an associate professor at the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO) in Paris, Thi, has actively promoted contemporary Vietnamese works to France and the Francophone community. She spoke to Bach Lien about her work.

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Central province Ha Tinh opens 13 friendly libraries

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Department of Education and Training in the central province of Ha Tinh’s Loc Ha District and primary schools in the district in coordination the provincial Children Sponsoring Fund and Zhi Shan Foundation project Taiwan (China) have just opened a new friendly library and review the library model implemented in the province.

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European Literature Days 2015 to be held in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

European Literature Days 2015 to be held in Vietnam

The 5th European Literature Days will be kicked off here with a series of readings, workshops, a concert and an exhibition on May 7.

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New works launched at Literature Days event

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

New works launched at Literature Days event

The 5th European Literature Days will be kicked off here with a series of readings, workshops, a concert and an exhibition on May 7.

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Quiz winners to travel to India

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Two lucky draw winners have earned tickets to travel to India while three others have won hampers and books from the Indian consulate in HCM City, which held a quiz competition on the bodhi tree planted by former Indian President R Venkatraman at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum in 1991.

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HarperCollins may halt copyright contracts with First News

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

HarperCollins may halt copyright contracts with First News

Frustrated by the piracy of the Vietnamese version of the book “Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth”, U.S. publisher HarperCollins is reportedly considering suspending its copyright contracts with First News, the holder of this book’s copyright in Vietnam.

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Best equipped library in town

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Best equipped library in town

VietNamNet Bridge – After a revamp, the American Center library under the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in HCMC resumed operation early this month with a number of changes and improvements.

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Ex-CIA chief Petraeus fined and given two years probation

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Former CIA chief David Petraeus was given two years' probation and fined US$100,000 on Thursday for providing classified secrets to his mistress, capping a dramatic fall from grace for the man feted for changing the course of the Iraq war.

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US publisher wants crackdown on book piracy

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

US publisher wants crackdown on book piracy

First News Publishing House and US publisher Harper Collins are pushing for tougher measures to prevent book piracy in Vietnam.

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Resident writer from Hanoi honored at Festive Hollywood Gala

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - Tim Napper from Hanoi, Vietnam was honored Sunday night, April 12, at the 31st Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards at the prestigious Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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Free comic book day debuts in HCM City

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A Free Comic Book Day will be organised in the HCM City for the first time. The event is annual promotion hosted by the North American comic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic bookstores.

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