HCMC gets new tourism, culture-sports directors
 Bui Ta Hoang Vu has been appointed director of the HCMC Department of Tourism while Nguyen Huu Viet has taken up the post of director of the municipal Department of Culture and Sports.


 
Social News 25/9
 National Highway 5 to have more bus stops, Danang International Firework Competition shines Marble Mountains, Quick compensation urged for fish death-hit fishermen, Local and foreign designers gather at Elle fashion show

Film Screening “Le Roi et L’oiseau” & “Antigang”
 Two French movies “Le Roi et L’oiseau” & “Antigang” will be screened at Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi on September 30th and October 2nd.


 
T’Nung Lake – Heaven on Earth
 No two waves of the Bien Ho (T’Nung) Lake are ever the same shade of green and blue, say many tourists of the most romantic natural lake located in the Central Highland’s region of Vietnam.

To nurture childrens’ love of the environment
Starting the new school year, fourth-graders from the Hanoi Academy primary school had a chance to join in some very interesting and meaningful activities: making handbags from old newspapers and growing black-bean plants


 
Chinese phone invasion raises concerns about information security
VietNamNet Bridge - Experts have voiced their concern about Chinese phone products in the domestic market, warning that there are latent risks about information insecurity.

Education for Nature-Vietnam to make proposals at CITES conference
The Education for Nature-Vietnam group has called on member countries of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora to vote against Swaziland’s proposal to legalise the rhino horn trade. 


 
Yahoo says hackers stole data from 500 million accounts in 2014
 Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said on Thursday that at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to be the world's biggest known cyber breach by far.


 
 
Hanoi’s Old Quarter in 1990s
 In 1994, a young man named Hiroshi Fukada wandered around Hanoi's Old Quarter with a camera in hand, taking over a hundred photos of Hanoians living everyday life.

Amazing Ninh Binh in pictures
Ninh Binh is known as the land of many historical sites and beautiful landscapes. Besides strong development in urban areas, Ninh Binh has small villages where tradition has been well preserved. 


 
 
The Fourth Hanoi Open Exhibition
 After three acclaimed annual open exhibitions from 2013 to 2015, the Fourth Hanoi Open Exhibition exhibiting works from both professional and amateur Vietnamese and international artists, is unrivaled for diversity of artwork.

"Today" - exhibition of young artists
 Paintings with numerous ideas, materials and topics by 52 young artists are on display at the exhibition “Today” at Hanoi Creative City, 1 Luong Yen Str, Hanoi.