Tag Archives: Vietnam

Vietnamese embassy presents 500 books to Cambodian province

(14 Nov 2019)  The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia on November 14 handed over 500 books to the Cultural Centre and Library in Kampong Speu province, aiming to encourage the country’s reading culture and human resources training. VietnamPlus has the full story here.  


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Vietnam joins the Hague Agreement and prepares to amend its IP Law

(3 Oct 2019) On October 1, 2019, Vietnam filed an instrument of accession to join the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (Geneva Act of July 2, 1999). The Hague Agreement will officially take effect in Vietnam on January 1, 2020, three months after the filing date of the instrument. Certain provisions of […]


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S. Korea builds more libraries in Vietnam

(19 Sep 2019) The culture ministry of Korea said Thursday it has opened three additional libraries for Vietnamese students as an official development assistance (ODA) project, bringing the total number of such libraries to 14 in the Southeast Asian nation. More details can be found here.  


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Military libraries of Vietnam, Laos foster collaboration

(6 Aug 2019)  The Military Libraries of Vietnam and Laos held a conference in Vientiane on August 5 to review their cooperation over the past years and seek future collaboration orientations. More details can be found here.  


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Climbing-frame library in Vietnam has a thriving aquaponics system

(20 January 2019) VAC Library by Farming Architects is a large wooden climbing frame that uses solar-powered aquaponics to keep vegetables, koi carp and chickens in Hanoi, Vietnam. Farming Architects designed the library and city farm hybrid as a way for children to learn about self-sustaining ecosystems. Read the full story with amazing photos of the library here.  


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Vietnam to enhance digitalization of library

(6 December 2018) Speaking at the seminar “Developing and reforming library activities in the new era”, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasized that digitalization of library nationwide will help people to access books easily. The seminar was held yesterday by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. According to the Ministry, library system has […]


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14th AUNILO Meeting website announced

(21 May 2018) The 14th AUNILO Meeting takes place 2-4 July 2018  followed by a training workshop on 5 July at the Learning Resource Center – Cantho University, Vietnam. The theme of this meeting is Digital Scholarship Trend in Academic Library. The meeting will discuss: – New awareness of libraries’ role in digital information age […]


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RMIT Vietnam hiring Head of Libraries, Digital Services and Vietnamese Culture Collections

(13 May 2018) The Head of Libraries, Digital Services and the Vietnamese Culture Collections provides strategic leadership, compelling vision and effective management for the University’s Library physical spaces, digital services and Vietnamese Culture collections to advance the University’s strategic plan. The Head of Libraries, Digital Services and the Vietnamese culture collections provides high level advice […]


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Singapore-funded programme promotes reading among children

(30 March 2018, HCM City)  More than 7,000 primary and secondary school students in HCM City are expected to benefit from better access to English and Vietnamese books, online and multimedia facilities, and other library resources by 2020 with the launch of the second phase of the Words on Wheels mobile digital library programme yesterday. […]


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Nation’s first international-standard library complex opens in Hanoi

(20 November 2017) The 240 square meters-complex provides about 2,000 books in the Vietnamese, Korean and English languages. It was designed as a “tree of wishes” to attract children to a wide range of cultural activities, such as traditional instrument playing and film screens. “The co-operation between National Library of Vietnam and the Korean International […]


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Be a school librarian in Asia

(23 October 2017) International schools always need librarians. Currently, schools in Taiwan, China, Japan, Vietnam and Myanmar are hiring. TIE Online has the list of vacancies here.


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INSPIRE Library brings fresh air to students

(31 July 2017) Ton Duc Thang University in HCMC’s District 7 has put into operation a new international-standard library called INSPIRE Library with a total investment of up to VND129 billion (US$5.67 million), making it one of the most modern libraries in Vietnam. Covering an area of around 8,600 square meters, the new facility can […]


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Japanese archaeologist’s family donates his library to Vietnam

(25 May 2017) The family of late Japanese archaeologist Nishimura Masanari, an expert on Vietnamese archaeology, has donated his entire library – in all, 7,000 items – to the National University of Hanoi. This includes books, maps and magazines on the Stone Age, early agriculture, Vietnamese Đông Sơn culture during the Bronze Age, and Southeast […]


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E-book library portal on Uncle Ho made public

(10 February 2017) The Ho Chi Minh city Department of Information and Communications on February 9th made public the city e-book library portal themed “Studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, ethics and lifestyle”. The portal will update works by Uncle Ho, reportages, news and stories on Uncle Ho; and examples of studying and […]


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People’s Police Academy, Vietnam inaugurates e-library with RoK assistance

(12 December 2016, Hanoi) The People’s Police Academy inaugurated its e-library – a joint project with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), during a ceremony in Hanoi on 12 December. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Public Security Bui Van Nam thanked the Republic of Korea (RoK) government and KOICA for assisting Vietnamese police […]


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