Dutch expert offers suggestions for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development

Dutch expert offers suggestions for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development

NDO – The Mekong Delta and its people are facing flooding, drought, salinisation, polluted water and land subsidence. However, smart and appropriate responses would help the people to live with the challenges, turn them into opportunities and make the delta more sustainable, resilient, and prosperous.  (Nov 14, 2018 06:38:02)

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Painter Vu Duc Hieu: Proper investment needed to safeguard treasured traditional culture

  Sep 11, 2018 16:18:11
NDO – Painter Vu Duc Hieu, director of the Muong Cultural Space Museum, has toured many countries in Asia and Europe in order to share information and learn about the cultural preservation of people there. The Thoi Nay (Today) publication of Nhan Dan (The People) Newspaper, held a talk with him to explore the outcomes of these field trips. 

Ballerina Tran Hoang Yen: Ballet brings me into a beautiful fairy world

  Aug 27, 2018 09:03:01
NDO – With more than ten years of standing on her toes, ballerina Tran Hoang Yen from the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) has won a number of dance prizes. As an excellent graduate from the Vocational Ballet School of Ho Chi Minh City and the Military University of Culture and Arts, Yen has developed a great passion and love for ballet, which she said has brought her into a beautiful fairy world. 

Choreographer Nguyen Phuc Hung: I am proud to establish a unique aura for the HBSO

  Aug 13, 2018 10:18:05
NDO - Nguyen Phuc Hung, the leading choreographer at the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO), and his team successfully staged the opera “Der Freischütz – Hunters Pride” in July, as a cooperation project with the Goethe-Institut. He granted an interview to Nhan Dan (People) Monthly Newspaper to talk more about the project as well as his career over the past 20 years. 

Zitherist Tri Nguyen: Vietnamese music conquering world stage

  Jul 30, 2018 03:07:50
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City-born artist Nguyen Huu Tri, whose stage name is Tri Nguyen, first learnt the piano and ‘dan tranh’ (Vietnamese 16-string zither) when he was five. Over the past few years, his name has become widely known in European and American countries as the man who has dedicated himself to promoting traditional Vietnamese zither to international audience  

Vietnam takes lead in community-based tuberculosis prevention: WHO official

  Jul 28, 2018 14:14:11
NDO - Vietnam is one of the leading countries in paving the way for nations in the Western Pacific Region, as well as around the world, in community-based tuberculosis prevention, a senior official from the World Health Organiation (WHO) has stated. 

Singer Bong Mai: Children should sing songs which truly celebrate their childhood

  Jul 16, 2018 09:14:12
NDO – Singer Bong Mai has spent a lot of time and effort on her project of a children’s music channel, Sing Channel, which stores nearly 3,000 Vietnamese children’s songs, marking it the first of its kind targeting children. 

Fashion designer Ngoc Han tells Vietnamese fairy tales on Vietnamese 'Ao dai'

  Jul 02, 2018 09:46:26
NDO – Miss Vietnam 2010, Ngoc Han, now a fashion designer, recently introduced her new Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress) collection entitled ‘Vietnamese Fairy Tales’ as a way to support a charity fund-raising programme, which aims to provide free heart surgeries for children. 

Paid paternity leave gives children the best start in life: UNICEF

  Jun 17, 2018 14:04:14
NDO - From January 1, 2018, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) expanded paid paternity leave to up to 16 weeks for its staff. This new policy aims to contribute to the early development of children, as well as to recognise the equal role played by fathers and mothers in the early moments of the life of a child. On the occasion of Father's Day (June 17), Mr. Louis Vigneault-Dubois, a UNICEF staff member, who is among the first group of fathers to enjoy nearly 4 months of paid paternity leave, granted Nhan Dan Online an interview to give more information about this policy. 

Designer Trinh Thu Trang: Stimulating a revival of public interest in Hang Trong folk painting

  Jun 12, 2018 10:30:20
NDO – Inspired from her passion for Hang Trong folk painting, designer Trinh Thu Trang established S-River, a group of youngsters who share a common interest in ancient Vietnamese culture, and launched ‘Hoa Sac Viet’ Vietnamese Colours and Patterns) project with the aim of stimulating a revival of public interest in the old traditional folk genre. 

Director Vu Minh: We bring to the stage children’s dreams

  Jun 01, 2018 17:48:10
NDO – Dubbed as the “Master of children’s plays”, stage director Vu Minh is renowned for his successful role as a scriptwriter and director of more than 20 plays, including ‘The Prince of Egypt’, ‘Son Tinh – Thuy Tinh’, ‘The Jungle Boy’, and ‘Tran Quoc Toan’. 

Dreaming of an authentic performance space for Then singing

  May 26, 2018 11:49:23
NDO – Born in That Khe town, Trang Dinh district, Lang Son province, one of the cradles of Then folk singing, 29-year-old artisan Nguyen Van Bach (alias Xuan Bach) has developed a strong passion and attachment to the traditional art form of the Tay, Nung and Thai groups.  

Meritorious Artist Ha Pham Thang Long: You need devotion while doing arts

  May 14, 2018 09:58:26
NDO – Once praised as the leading opera singer in Vietnam, Meritorious Artist Ha Pham Thang Long retired from the stage four years ago and is now working as a lecturer. In an interview with Nhan Dan (People) Weekly, she shared her thoughts on how to develop opera in Vietnam. 

Vietnamese retailers urged to boost innovation in international integration

  May 09, 2018 11:08:29
NDO – Integration with the international market has brought greater numbers of foreign retailers to Vietnam, creating a more competitive ground in its retail market. In that context, domestic retailers should be more active in improving competitiveness when dealing with the new reality, suggested Dinh Thi My Loan, President of Association of Vietnam Retailers (AVR). 

Recognised global geopark title to become a driver for Cao Bang tourism: expert

  Apr 27, 2018 17:38:30
NDO - The Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been declared as a new member of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks, which will open up a great opportunity for Cao Bang to fuel its tourism growth if the locality can take full advantage of the exceptional values of the geopark, according to Prof. Dr. Ta Hoa Phuong.