Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to set up a National Council for Cultural Heritage (NCCH) - an advisory body responsible for assisting the Government chief in preserving and promoting the values of cultural heritages

National Council for Cultural Heritage established

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to set up a National Council for Cultural Heritage (NCCH) - an advisory body responsible for assisting the Government chief in preserving and promoting the values of cultural heritages

Formula One grand prix officially cancelled in Vietnam

Vietnam's first ever Formula One (F1) grand prix is officially cancelled due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according the event's organisers.

Vietnam U22 team to take part in Toulon Tournament

The Vietnam U22 team will take part in the Toulon Tournament to be held in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France from December 23 to January 7 next year, the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has announced.

Liem qualifies for Magnus Carlsen Tour 2 despite semifinal loss at Banter Series

Vietnamese chess star Le Quang Liem missed out on a place in the title match of the Banter Series 2020 tournament after losing 3-6 to Wesley So, his former teammate in the Webster University chess team, in their semifinal meeting on September 27.

National Cup semifinals to be played behind closed doors

The two semi-final matches of the 2020 Vietnamese National Cup on September 16 will be played in empty stadiums to ensure absolute safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Collecting opinions to make profile on Cu Chi Tunnels for UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ho Chi Minh city People's Committee has just sent a document to the Ministry of Defense, asking for opinions on the policy of making a profile for Cu Chi Tunnels (Phu My Hung Commune, Cu Chi District) to submit to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for inscription on the World Heritage List.

Excavation of ancient tomb reveals unknown history

The two-month excavation of an ancient brick tombs unearthed at Gia Thuy Primary School in the northern province of Ninh Binh has shed new light on its shape, scale and structure, according to Dr Nguyen Ngoc Quy from the Institute of Archeology.

Nearly 2,000 runners to take part in national marathon

Nearly 2,000 foreign and domestic runners will take part in the 61st National Marathon Tournament,organised by Tien Phong (Vanguard) Newspaper, on Ly Son Island, in the central province of Quang Ngai, from July 4-5.

UNESCO proposes to send international athletes to train in Vietnam

The General Department of Sports under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism met with UNESCO representatives in Vietnam to discuss issues relating to cooperation in sports.

HCM City beat Vinacomin to win Women's National Football Cup

Ho Chi Minh City took the trophy at the 2020 Women's National Football Cup after breezing past Vinacomin 2-0 in the final at the Vietnam Youth Football Training Centre on July 25 night.

Vietnam presses ahead with preparation for SEA Games 31

The Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) is pressing ahead with preparations for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games to be hosted by Vietnam in 2021, according to a leading official of the VSA.

Women's National Football Cup 2020 kicks off in Hanoi

The 2020 Women's National Football Cup officially kick-started at the Vietnam Youth Football Training Centre in Hanoi on July 12, with the first three clashes.

Ancient rock bed found in Ninh Binh province

A rock bed dating back to the Le Trung Hung (Restored Le) era (1533 - 1789) was recently unearthed in Xich Tho commune of Nho Quan district, the northern province of Ninh Binh.

UNESCO recognizes Vietnam's third Global Geopark

The Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) of the 209th UNESCO Executive Board on July 7 approved the Global Geoparks Council's proposal to recognize Vietnam's Dak Nong Geopark as a Global Geopark, the third of its kind in the country

Organising boards set up for hosting SEA Games 31 and ASEAN Para Games 11

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision on the establishment of the organising boards for hosting the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games 11) in 2021.

2019 PV gas National Volleyball Championship, Trang An Ninh Binh ranks top group B

The first round of the 2020 PV Gas National Volleyball Championship has closed on June 17, with the result Trang An Ninh Binh team ranked first place in group B after 4 consecutive wins.

Ninh Binh chess team won a silver medal in National Team Chess Champs

Ninh Binh chess team won a silver medal at the national Team Chess Championship held in the northern province from June 2-15.

Vietnam invited to play in World Cup preparation match against Iraq

To prepare for the resumption of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Iraqi Football Association (IFA) wants to host a friendly match between its national team and Vietnam.

Two intangible cultural heritages seek UNESCO's recognition

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism to craft dossiers of two intangible cultural heritages for UNESCO recognition.

Vietnam to hunt for Futsal World Cup place in August

Vietnam will join 15 other teams in the 2020 AFC Futsal Championship, which is slated to take place between August 5 and 16 in Turkmenistan, targeting a top-five finish to secure a place in next year's FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania.