Monday, June 24, 2019

Rare Korean artforms to be on display at Hanoi museum

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi will host an event featuring Korean art and cultural performances on June 1 and 2."Exploring Korean culture"...

Vietnamese woman’s YouTube channel cooks up a storm of subscribers

The Ba Tan Vlog, featuring Nguyen Thi Tan cooking, has been ranked third in YouTube’s top 500 most subscribed channels in 24 hours.Nguyen Thi...

Saigon canal overflows with garbage, awaits cleanup

The 19/5 canal in Ho Chi Minh City, earmarked for renovation next year, has been highly polluted for many years now.The 19/5 Canal in...

Controversy around The Third Wife’s use of child actress in sex scenes deepens

The movie The Third Wife has sparked off a public debate and outcry over its use of a 13-year-old actress in intimate scenes.Though Nguyen...

Painting treasures get inadequate protection

Lack of funds, personnel and knowhow are preventing proper protection of Vietnam’s art treasures, conservation experts say.The worrying lack of protection came to light...

Vietnamese models grace Vogue pages

Two Vietnamese models are featured in Vogue magazine's highlights of Sydney Fashion Week street styles.Leading fashion magazine Vogue has selected Vietnamese model Do Ha (Ha Kino)...

Hanoi exhibition presents contemporary Korean lacquer artworks

An exhibition of 47 lacquer paintings by 15 South Korean artists will open Thursday in Hanoi.Festival, which uses mother-of-pearl, one of the paintings displayed at...

Model’s barely-there Cannes dress arouses strong opinions

Ngoc Trinh’s outfit at the Cannes Film Festival has caused a stir internationally and raised hackles in Vietnam for being immodest.The 29-year-old appeared on...

Vietnam rages against drunk driving as death toll mounts

Social media was shaken by the image of a boy weeping in front of his dead mother on a street after a recent accident.Le...

Screening of The Third Wife suspended in Vietnam

Producers of The Third Wife decided Tuesday to stop screening the acclaimed film, concerned about impacts on its leading actress.Under public pressure, the production...

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