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OVs’ table tennis clubs play friendly in Berlin

Nearly 100 Vietnamese players gathered in Berlin on March 31 for a friendly table tennis tournament between their clubs in Germany, the Czech Republic and Hungary. In the team event, the first prize went to Prague Club, the second to Budapest Club and the third to Berlin Club. Meanwhile, Tran Le Minh from Berlin Club, ... Read More »

One more world silver bronze for Vietnam’s gymnastics

VietNamNet Bridge – After the gold medal of Phan Thi Ha Thanh, young gymnast Le Thanh Phuong won a world silver bronze for Vietnam at the Challenge Cup held in Doha, Qatar last week.     This is the 3rd international tournament in 2013 after the competitions in France and Germany. The event took place from March 27 to 29 ... Read More »

Seminar seeks to boost tourism in heritage site

Ways to boost tourism in Thanh Hoa province’s Vinh Loc district, home to Ho dynasty citadel, a world cultural heritage, were discussed at a seminar recently held in the same province. The Ho dynasty citadel was the capital of Vietnam from 1397 to 1407. Located in Vinh Tien and Vĩnh Long communes in Vinh Loc district, the citadel was entirely ... Read More »

Vietnam-France cultural exchange held in Da Nang

A Vietnam – France cultural exchange programme was held at the University of Foreign Languages in ​​the central city of Da Nang on March 31. The event aimed to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. The event was attended by French researchers and local French language lecturers and students among others. The ... Read More »

New features in Hung Kings Festival 2013

The offering of eight provinces representing three regions in the country to the ancestors will be one of the new features during the death anniversary of the Hung Kings and the Hung Kings Temple Festival 2013. The information was released by the People’s Committee of northern midland Phu Tho province at a press briefing in Hanoi on April 1. The ... Read More »

Chu Dau pottery village on tourist map

The northern province of Hai Duong will launch a tour of Chu Dau ancient pottery village on April 27 in a bid to boost its tourism. This is one of two major events to be carried out by the province in response to the Red River Delta-Hai Phong National Tourism Year 2013. The programme will cover a wide range of ... Read More »

Asian authors honoured at Lyon crime fiction festival

The 4-day crime fiction festival Quais du Polar, which honoured authors from Asia, concluded in the French city of Lyon on April 1. One of the honorary guests at this year’s event was Qiu Xiaolong, an American novelist of Chinese origin, who brought to readers his novel entitled “Cyber China ” depicting a contemporary China through a plot of both ... Read More »

T&T thrash Dong Nai, SLNA go top

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi TT thrashed Dong Nai by 6-1 in round three match of the V-League at Hang Day Stadium yesterday, March 31.   Ha Noi TT thrash Dong Nai by 6-1 in round three match  of the V-League at Hang Day Stadium.—Photo VSI In Long An, hosts Dong Tam Long An did not give their best performance ... Read More »

Phu Tho holds first traditional cake making contest

The northern province of Phu Tho held its first Chung cake and Giay cake making contest on March 31, beginning a wide range of activities to commemorate the death anniversary of the Hung Kings and celebrate the 2013 Hung Kings Temple Festival. Ten competing teams came from Viet Tri city, Phu Tho town and eight districts of Ha Hoa, Cam ... Read More »

Overseas Vietnamese boost bonds by friendly match

Nearly 100 Overseas Vietnamese from the Czech Republic, Hungary and Germany have played in a single-day friendly table tennis tournament in Berlin to bolster their bonds. The tournament, on March 31, saw the first team prize grabbed by Prague Club. The second and third prizes went to Budapest Club and Berlin Club. Individual prize was dominated by top-three table tennis ... Read More »