1. Party delegation attends ASEAN conference on women in politics A Vietnamese Party delegation joined representatives from political parties from 14 ASEAN member states and partners at an ASEAN conference on women’s participation in politics held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on October 17. The head of Vietnam’s delegation, Truong Thi Ngoc Anh, Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front, made a speech at the conference highlighting the positive outcomes in all areas that Vietnam has achieved in recent years and solutions to boosting the number of women occupying roles in agencies of the Party, National Assembly and State. 2. NA Standing Committee prepares for parliament’s upcoming plenary The 42nd meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee took place from October 12-16 with preparations for the upcoming plenary of the legislative body scheduled for October 20 on the top of the agenda. During the meeting, members of the NA Standing Committee reviewed … [Read more...] about Nhandan Newspaper – October 12-18: Party delegation attends ASEAN conference on women in politics
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VietNamNet Bridge – Travelling Kat, a travelholic Vietnamese young woman who considers herself knowledgeable about women, has released her second book, entitled Yeu Mot Co Gai Viet (Almost Everything About Dating a Vietnamese Girl). Based on experience: The cover of Yeu Mot Co Gai Viet (Almost Everything About Dating a Vietnamese Girl) by Travelling Kat. — Photo hoahoctro.vn The 220-page book reveals different sides of a relationship between a Western man and an Asian girl, such as meetings, gift rules, eating habits and sex, besides break-ups. "Through the book, which is also based on my own experience, I want to share what I have learnt about myself in relationships with people from different cultures. So each discovery in the book is a fresh piece of knowledge that I eagerly want to share with my readers," Kat said. Written in a witty style, every issue in the stories is viewed with positivity and optimism, and delightfully illustrated with cute pictures by artist … [Read more...] about How to date Vietnamese girls
Though young writers, particularly who have been engaged in online literature, have yet to secure a firm foothold in Vietnam’s orthodox literary field or gain critical acclaim from their traditional, older predecessors, they have undeniably aroused a fresh, intriguing wave and enjoyed a great number of young followers. Quite a lot of online books written by young people, who may be professional writers or not, have constantly topped local bestseller lists. Some hundred printed versions of online books by young writers can be easily found at bookshops, including Thien Binh’s "Doi khi tinh yeu chi la chuyen mot nguoi" (Sometimes love is just a person’s story), Quai Vuong’s "Nhung ngay doi nang" (The days waiting for sunshine), Fuyu’s "Sau lung mot vat nang" (A streak of sunshine behind), Dung Keil’s "Yeu nhu mot cai cay" (Love like a tree), Hamlet Truong’s and Tango Tran’s "Yeu di roi khoc" (Fall in love and cry), Quynh Chi’s … [Read more...] about Young, online writers’ ‘golden era’ has come in Vietnam?
Vietnamese dancers present classical ballet Dancers from the Viet Nam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB) will perform at the Ha Noi Opera House on Thursday night. The performance, called Sac Mau Tinh Yeu (Colours of Love), will also see the participation of VNOB's director and People's Artist Pham Anh Phuong and British conductor Graham Sutcliffe. The first part of the performance features compositions by Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang A Mozart, Charles Gounod, Erich W Korngold, Gioachino Rossini and Gaetano Donizetti. The second part will present the Graduation Ball, a ballet performed for the first time in Sydney, Australia, 74 years ago. It is one of the first major, classical professional ballets that has been performed by many troupes worldwide. Last year, VNOB dancers rehearsed the ballet for the first time under the guidance of renowned Australian ballet dancer Colin Peasley. The one-act ballet will last 40 minutes and will be performed to the music of Johann Strauss. Village … [Read more...] about Art & Entertainment News Headlines 12/3
Vietnamese war novel published in Iran The Farsi version of "Noi buon chien tranh" (The Sorrow of War), a novel by writer Bao Ninh, has been released in Iran. This is the first Vietnamese novel to be translated into the Farsi language, with 2,000 copies published by Iran's Ofoq private publishing house. Some Vietnamese books published in Farsi are President Ho Chi Minh's "Nhat Ky Trong Tu" (Prison Diary) and General Vo Nguyen Giap's "Hoi Ky ve Dien Bien Phu" (Memoirs of Dien Bien Phu). Nguyen Du's "Truyen Kieu" (Kieu's Story) is being translated by former Iranian Ambassador to Vietnam Seyed Kamal Sajjadi. In 1994, the English version of "The Sorrow of War" translated by Phan Thanh Hao was published. "The Sorrow of War" features an infantry soldier from Hanoi. With his youth and pains of adolescent love during the bloody battles of the war, and then his attempts, as a struggling writer in postwar Hanoi, to come to grips with the savageries he has witnessed, to make sense of death, … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 7/3