A series of activities are launched at the opening ceremony

2nd European Literature Week in HCMC

The 2nd European Literature Week in HCMC has attracted a large number of young people to the Ho Chi Minh City’s Book Street (Nguyen Van Binh, district 1).

 

Visitors enjoy the 2016 Southern Cuisin Festival

2017 festivals to be held in HCMC

Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen chaired the meeting to introduce the city’s upcoming series of cultural, tourism events.

 
Cover of the Vietnamese version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. — Photo courtesy of British Council Attachments area

Fun activities mark 20th year of Harry Potter in Vietnam

A series of activities titled “Perfectly Magical!” are being held to mark the 20th year since the first Harry Potter book, now a bestselling series by British author J.K. Rowling, was released in Vietnam.
Police officers block the access to the Champs Elysees in Paris after a shooting on April 20, 2017.— AFP

Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing

A known terror suspect gunned down a police officer and wounded two others Thursday on Paris’s Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group days before France’s presidential election.