Paintings at the auction

Painting by Vietnamese painter sold for record price of EUR440,000

A silk painting titled “Tonkinoise à l’éventail” (Tonkin girl with a fan) by Nguyen Nam Son (1890-1973), one of the leading artists in modern Vietnamese fine art, was sold for EUR440,000 at an auction held by the Aguttes company at the Drouot auction centre in Paris, France, on October 22.
Participants at the dialogue (Source: VNA)

Vietnam supports ASEAN-EU partnership in gender equality

Vietnam, as an active and responsible member of the ASEAN community, strongly backs the cooperation in promoting gender equality and female empowerment between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU).
Pupils at the British International School Hanoi (Photo:

Decree 86 expected to fuel foreign investment in education

The Government’s Decree 86/CP, which took effect on August 1, is expected to stimulate investment in education with a new regulation allowing foreign-funded schools to enroll more Vietnamese students.
A consumer shops for milk products of the national dairy company Vinamilk. (Photo: VNA)

National brand valued at 235 billion USD

Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy, has valued Vietnam’s national brand at 235 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent.
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai (Source: VNA)

Gala reviews Proud of Vietnamese Goods programme

The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade held a gala in Hanoi on October 21 to review the “Vietnamese Goods Identification – Proud of Vietnamese Goods” programme.