Google announces most-searched queries

Kieu Giang Late actor Robin Williams, whose name is on top of Google’s global trending searches in 2014 - PHOTO: REUTERS The report showcases the people, topics, events, and places that captured the world’s attention this year, from overall global trends to hundreds of the top 10 lists of trending topics across pop culture, sports, music, politics, news, and … [Read more...]

Dance, electro music in vogue in Vietnam market

In recent years, remixing pop, love, and even patriotic music into dance/electro rhythms has become increasingly popular in Vietnam. Tuoi Tre" /> The most recent dance/electro hit is "Con Buom Xuan" (Spring Butterfly), the translated version of a Chinese song from the 1960s, "China Cha Cha Cha." The song, remixed by young singer Ho Quang Hieu into dance music, … [Read more...]

Beloved book still enchants after 70 years

HA NOI (VNS)— Many illustrative paintings depicting scenes from the beloved children's tale De Men Phieu Luu Ky (Adventures of a Cricket), written by To Hoai, are currently on display at the Ha Noi Writers Association to celebrate 70 years since the book's release. Cricket capers: A man and his son look at different versions of De Men Phieu Luu Ky (Adventures of a Cricket) … [Read more...]

Online dialogue on the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi and its traditional values

Dear readers, Today, the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper is holding an online dialogue on the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi and its traditional values. The dialogue will prolong three hours from 8.30 a.m to 11.30 a.m. This is a activity to provide information about the plan No 85-KH/BTGTW of the Party Central Committee's Commission on Propaganda and … [Read more...]

U.S. says Malaysia offers to host spy planes that irk China

File picture shows a P-8A Poseidon before a flight to assist in search and rescue operations for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in Kuala Lumpur March 18, 2014. Photo: AFP The top U.S. Navy officer said this week that Malaysia has offered to let the United States use one of its bases for a detachment of new maritime surveillance planes, but officials clarified on Friday … [Read more...]

U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane

A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, spurring swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft. The United States has concluded a missile shot down the plane, but hasn't pinpointed who was responsible, a senior U.S. official told CNN's Barbara Starr. The Boeing 777 with 298 … [Read more...]

Pings driving MH370 hunt not likely from black box: US official

SYDNEY - Acoustic transmissions at the heart of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are no longer believed to have come from the plane's black box, a US Navy official said on Thursday. The Navy's deputy director of ocean engineering Michael Dean told CNN there was now broad international agreement that they came from some other man-made source unrelated to the … [Read more...]

Acoustic pings at heart of MH370 hunt “not likely from black box”

Four acoustic transmissions that have been the focus of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are no longer believed to have come from the plane's black box, a US navy official said. File photo: Australian Defence personnel on HMAS Perth in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean. (AFP/Australian Defence/Abis Nicolas … [Read more...]

Acoustic pings at heart of MH370 hunt not likely from black box: US

A series of acoustic transmissions at the heart of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are no longer believed to have come from the plane's black box, a US navy official said Thursday. The Navy's deputy director of ocean engineering Michael Dean told CNN there was now broad agreement that they came from some other man-made source unrelated to the jet that … [Read more...]

2 pandas arrive in Malaysia from China after delay

Two giant pandas arrived in Malaysia from China on Wednesday after a one-month delay due to the missing Malaysian jetliner. Cages of two giant pandas, Fu Wa, left, and Feng Yi, transported from China, arrive at a cargo terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Two giant pandas arrived in Malaysia from China on Wednesday … [Read more...]