Indonesia to release 690 Vietnamese fishermen International

Indonesian authorities and the Vietnamese Embassy in Jakarta on Wednesday completed the necessary paperwork to release 690 Vietnamese citizens who had been detained for illegal fishing, according to Vietnam News Agency. It is scheduled to be the largest release of Vietnamese fishermen in history. Authorities from both countries are finalizing procedures for the fishermen to […]

‘Color Me Gone’: Vietnam, as a dark fairy tale International

Vo Anh Ninh, considered the father of Vietnamese photography, after a traffic accident that forced him to spend his final years in bed. Ninh photographed almost all historic moments in Vietnam during the 20th century and followed President Ho Chi Minh closely. Photo by Kevin German In 2006, like most American travelers, intriguing tales told […]

Different strokes: Coracle canvases add splash of color to central Vietnam International

Concert and Ballet: ‘Summer Harmony’ Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 08:00 pm, Thu 08 Jun 2017 Contemporary – Hiphop Dance: ‘In the Middle’ by Swaggers Youth Theater, 11 Ngo Thi Nham, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi 08:00 pm, Sun 11 Jun 2017 Lacquer Painting Exhibition: ‘Nature – Nostalgia’ Institut Français […]

Maggot-infested lunches ignite walkout at S Korean factory in southern Vietnam International

By Phuc Hung  &nbspJune 7, 2017 | 03:27 pm GMT+7 An initial inspection found the maggots had infested red chilis used in the meal. Hundreds of workers at a South Korean garment company in Bac Lieu Province walked out of their canteen on Monday after finding maggots crawling in their lunch trays. The female workers […]

Lacquer Painting Exhibition: ‘Nature – Nostalgia’ International

June 7, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7 Opening: 06:00 pm, Fri 09 Jun 2017 Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi Explore the oriental art of sanded lacquer in the 1990s by Vietnamese artists. Dang Thu Huong, Ly Truc Son, and Nguyen Thi Que, first-generation artists from the Vietnamese […]