Lan, meanwhile, has been serving as head of the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (Idecaf) in HCMC since 2012. She has organized many significant events to build cultural connections between Vietnam and France, as well as other French-speaking countries. She has also played an important role in maintaining a library at Idecaf, the biggest of its kind in Southeast Asia, the French embassy said in a release Saturday. … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese win top French cultural honor
French inspired lighting
Entitled Musical Painting, the event also displays works painted in acrylic and ink on paper and canvas, inspired by classical music such as Jean-Sébastien Bach's works to contemporary compositions by Steve Reich, Pascal Dusapin, Wolfgang Rhim, Philippe Hersant or jazz pieces. … [Read more...] about French artist to perform musical painting in Hà Nội
But since traffic could become a problem on roads leading to them if they were used as offices, schools, restaurants or hotels, traffic infrastructure in their vicinity must be modified, said Nguyen Van Chinh, director of the Southern Institute of Traffic and Communications. … [Read more...] about HCM City plans to save old colonial French villas from developers
“The saying 'men make houses, women make homes' is not exactly out of date as it still makes sense in certain ways. However, with many men now making a home, I believe the younger generation shouldn’t take this statement as seriously as the older generation did,” she said. … [Read more...] about “Men make houses, women make homes”: is this relevant today?
The Australian Government provides more than A$70 million (US$48.7 million) in official development assistance to Việt Nam every year with the intention of helping Việt Nam achieve its socio-economic and development aspirations. Our assistance places an emphasis on economic reform, human resource development, private sector engagement, climate change, gender equality and innovation. This week, we redirected A$10.5 million of this assistance towards mitigating the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the economy and Vietnamese lives and livelihoods. … [Read more...] about Australia and Việt Nam: tackling the shared challenges of COVID-19