Hanoi's Old Quarters now and then

18:56 10/10/2014

As time goes by, 36 streets and guilds in Hanoi's Old Quarters almost remained unchanged in their architectural styles that were designed decades ago.

MOET evaluates universities, but criteria for evaluation unclear

15:57 10/10/2014

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has kicked off a university accreditation process, but the criteria for quality assurance remain controversial.

Hanoi city streets in the post-subsidy period

23:48 09/10/2014

German photographer Reisen has traversed every nook and cranny of Hanoi to capture the daily life of Hanoians in the post-subsidy period.

Junior colleges to change hands as part of education overhaul

23:42 09/10/2014

The decision by the government to remove junior colleges and vocational intermediate schools from the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and merge them with the vocational training system has raised major concerns.

Parents complain about teachers' poor classroom-management skills

23:38 09/10/2014

Many teachers in schools around the country are not trained in classroom management skills and handle student behavior in inappropriate ways, parents have complained.

HCM City designers set trends

23:38 09/10/2014

New clothing shops in HCM City are holding their own against famous international brands, with new collections being snatched up by the city's style-conscious.

Ancient ceramics found at sea

14:10 08/10/2014

Fragments of ceramic ware and stone statuary ware from an old shipwreck have been found on an ancient ship found under water near the islet of An Binh, 3km from Ly Son Island in the central province of Quang Ngai.

Photos: Early buckwheat flowers on Ha Giang Plateau

13:28 08/10/2014

In the first days of October, travelers and photographers flock to Ha Giang to admire and take pictures of buckwheat flower fields.

Thousands enjoy Belgian beer

10:03 08/10/2014

Sipping a glass of a beer known as Chimay at the capital city's first Belgian Beer festival, Nguyen Van Thanh recalled happy days living in Brussels where he used to go to the bar to drink beer with his friends every weekend.

Six pedestrian streets open in Hanoi's Old Quarter

15:19 07/10/2014

Hoan Kiem District on October 3 launched six more walking streets to serve tourists in the Old Quarter on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.

Lecturers at Cuu Long Univ not allowed to wear jeans, slippers to school

10:51 07/10/2014

Strict regulations on clothing and working style for students and lecturers at Cuu Long University has faced strong opposition.

Nguyen Dynasty Queen Mother's rickshaw to be returned to Vietnam

10:03 07/10/2014

The rickshaw of the Queen Mother Tu Minh, mother of King Thanh Thai, will be brought from France to Hue.

An Englishman keen on heritage preservation in Saigon

07:20 07/10/2014

Many Saigonese last week rushed to the Saigon Tax Trade Center in HCMC's District 1 to bid farewell to one of the city's iconic buildings with 130 years of history before it is demolished to build a skyscraper.

Living space of middle class family in Hanoi

19:55 06/10/2014

Living space of a middle class family in Hanoi before 1954 is reproduced at the house No 87 in Ma May Street.

Top events of the week (October 6 – 11)

19:18 06/10/2014

Japanese Film Festival 2014 – PassionHa Noi: 10 – 19 Oct 2014National Cinema Center87 Lang Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi—Da Nang: 14 – 16 Nov 2014Le Do Cinema46 Tran Phu St, Hai Chau Dist.

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