Officials examine the antiques at the hand-over ceremony (Photo: VNA)

18 antiques returned to Vietnam

Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Doan Xuan Hung handed over 18 antiques from different cultural periods to the National Museum of Vietnamese History in Hanoi on August 9.
Professor Phan Huy Le passes away

Professor Phan Huy Le passes away

Professor Phan Huy Le, one of the leading historians in the country passed away at the age of 84 at Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi on June 23, announced Dr. Tran Duc Cuong, chairman of Viet Nam Association of History Science.
President of the Vietnam–Russia Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group Phan Xuan Dung makes a remark at the event. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association marks 68th year

A gathering was held in Hanoi on May 23 to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the Vietnam–Russia Friendship Association (May 23, 1950) and to recall great memories in the history of the Vietnam–Russia friendship.
Wife of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Tran Nguyet Thu (second, right), accompanies wife of the Lao PM, Naly Sisoulith (second, left) and wife of the Thai PM, Naraporn Chan-o-chan (first, left) to visit the Vietnamese Women’s Museum on March 31 (Photo:

Spouses of GMS leaders learn about life of Vietnamese women in history

Spouses of leaders of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), who are in Hanoi for the sixth GMS Summit (GMS-6), visited the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in downtown Hanoi on March 31 to learn about the life and cultural heritage of Vietnamese women throughout history.

A procession at Giong Festival of Soc Temple in Soc Son district, Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

Ministry vows to improve management of festivals

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and local authorities have pledged to join forces to boost the management and organisation of cultural festivities across the country, with the aim to prevent commercialisation and distortion of history. 
The collection of books (Source: VNA)

Books featuring Vietnam-India ties debut

A collection of books featuring India, its country, people, history and culture as well as potential of cooperative ties with Vietnam debuted in Hanoi on January 19.
Vietnam's U23 team trains in preparation for the match with Syria . (Photo:

U23 team to write new page in Vietnam’s football history

Vietnam U23 team is expected to write a new page in the history of Vietnamese football when they face U23 Syria in the last Group D qualifying round match at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship finals in China today.