Among the three Vietnamese artists featured at the exhibition, fashion designer Thao Vu has elevated traditional fabric making to contemporary couture. Multidisciplinary designer Giang Nguyen has trawled through past decades to unearth patterns, fonts and colors. Meanwhile, visual artist Le Thanh Tung has inserted the symbolism of yesteryear into multimedia genres. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s contemporary art displayed at London Design Biennale
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The week, taking place during April 19-27, will revolve around the city’s book street and feature a literature exhibition, a bookcase accessible for children, the showcase of 10 exceptionally inspiring titles for young people, as well as an exhibition on the year-long contributions to reading encouragement activities by winners of the Book Tank competition. … [Read more...] about Reading week launched in Ho Chi Minh City
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son (C) works with doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on January 23. Photo: Tuoi Tre / Thien Chuong While the son is said to have already recovered, the father has also been conscious, able to breathe smoothly with the assistance of an oxygen ventilator, and had steady blood pressure. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s first novel coronavirus patient has recovered
The nCoV virus has spread from mainland China to Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Macau, Hong Kong, the U.S., Singapore, Malaysia, France, Canada and Vietnam. Chinese authorities said as of Tuesday morning, January 28, 106 people had died of the disease. The number of confirmed cases of individuals infected with the virus reached over 4,500. … [Read more...] about Da Nang cathedral and hotel turn tourists away amid coronavirus fears
I can’t speak for other expats but I felt APEC was an underwhelming spectacle of sirens, motorcades and young policemen repeatedly waving their traffic truncheons in the pouring rain. It was a bizarre feeling as roads became deserted while other avenues were lined with crowds waiting to catch a glimpse of someone in a black tinted car whizzing pass. … [Read more...] about APEC and Damrey in Vietnam: Whew! It’s over!