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‘Jumanji’ continues to stomp N. American box office competition

‘Jumanji’ continues to stomp N. American box office competition

Sony’s family film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle continued to stomp the competition at the North American box office, taking the top spot for the third straight week, according to industry estimates Sunday.

Free screenings of award-winning films in Hanoi

Free screenings of award-winning films in Hanoi

Free screenings of award-winning films of the 20th Vietnam Film Festival will be organized at National Cinema Center in Hanoi from December 25-29.

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SHINee's Jonghyun reveals loneliness in suicide note

SHINee's Jonghyun reveals loneliness in suicide note

SEOUL: K-pop star Jonghyun wrote in a suicide note that he was "broken from inside" and "engulfed" by depression, it emerged Tuesday (Dec 19) as his death sent shockwaves among fans worldwide. 

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Vietnam, French and Belgian artists put on exhibition in HCMC

Vietnam, French and Belgian artists put on exhibition in HCMC

An exhibition of installation art by two French artists - Pierre​ ​Larauza​ and Emmanuelle​ ​Vincent – and Vietnamese Belgian artist Thy Nguyen Truong Minh is opened at 6 p.m. on December 21 at the HCMC Museum of Fine Arts in HCMC’s District 1.

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National Music Academy to present piano concerts

National Music Academy to present piano concerts

The National Academy of Music will host a series of piano concerts on December 22-27 featuring talented artists from South Korea and Brazil.

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Fansipan Mount and Hoang Lien National Park blanketed in icy cold snow

Fansipan Mount and Hoang Lien National Park blanketed in icy cold snow

On December 19, the “Roof of Indochina,” Fansipan Mountain was reported to have the lowest temperature since the beginning of the wintertime, approximately 0 degrees Celsius at the summit, with snow cover reaching all the way down to coat Hoang Lien National Park.

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K-pop star joins the ill-fated '27 Club'

K-pop star joins the ill-fated '27 Club'

PARIS: With his suicide, Kim Jonghyun, lead singer of South Korean boyband SHINee, joins an ill-fated group of famous rock stars who passed away at 27 - the so-called "27 Club".

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Newly formed HCM City Magic Club opens

Newly formed HCM City Magic Club opens

The HCM City Magic Club’s 44 magicians, most of whom work for traditional art theatres and circus troupes, will begin performing this week in the city.

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No autopsy for SHINee's Jonghyun, death ruled as suicide: Police

No autopsy for SHINee's Jonghyun, death ruled as suicide: Police

SEOUL: There will be no autopsy conducted on the body of Korean pop star Jonghyun, who died on Monday after he was found unconscious in a rented apartment in Seoul's Gangnam neighbourhood. 

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GOT7 to play live in HCM City on Jan 19

GOT7 to play live in HCM City on Jan 19

The Korean band GOT7 are set to liven up Ho Chi Minh City with a concert on January 19 along with the participation of numerous Vietnamese singers.

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Communal houses reflect the past

Communal houses reflect the past

Remnants of altars, carved letters in the old Nom script, carvings, architectural posts and beams have been collected together to honour dinh lang, the ancient Vietnamese communal houses that still dot the country. 

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SHINee's Jonghyun dies in apparent suicide: Yonhap

SHINee's Jonghyun dies in apparent suicide: Yonhap

K-pop star Jonghyun has died in what police have said was an apparent suicide, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Monday (Dec 18).

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Popular puppeteer opens 2nd mini theatre at home

Popular puppeteer opens 2nd mini theatre at home

Noted water puppeteer Phan Thanh Liêm has just opened his second miniature theatre for water puppetry at his private home in Hà Nội’s Long Biên District.

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Weekend places of interest in HCMC

Weekend places of interest in HCMC

Following are a couple of weekend destinations which might be of your interest. 

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Dcorp R-Keeper Vietnam takes the helm of F&B innovation

Dcorp R-Keeper Vietnam takes the helm of F&B innovation

As technology is shaping the food and beverage industry, Dcorp R-Keeper Vietnam is looking to drive the trend in Vietnam.

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Weird but cute: Japan's capsule toys play big in Internet age

Weird but cute: Japan's capsule toys play big in Internet age

TOKYO: A tiny replica of an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus and a plastic cat squatting on sushi: just two of the weird-and-wonderful capsule toys that have become a multi-million-dollar craze in cute-obsessed Japan.

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