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Eternal sunshine of the restless minds

A trip to Vietnam’s leading psychiatric hospital sheds uncomfortable light on the state of mental health treatment.

In Vietnam, debating Tet could be pointless as the holiday is being lost anyway

While the Tet debate goes on, the festival seems to be quietly disappearing on its own.

When Trump starts being a threat to the Vietnamese way of life

Trump may seem entertaining, but his madness won't mean anything good for Vietnam.
January 21, 2017 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Whatever happened to my Rock n Roll?

Saigon’s only decent indoor live music venue's been shut, so has one in Hanoi. 
December 19, 2016 | 12:40 am GMT+7

Taking small but steady steps, contemporary Vietnamese movies exude aplomb

If the batch of new features presented at the recent Hanoi Film Festival is any indication, the ...
November 13, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

In Hanoi, sounds of the past resonate amid noises of vulgar age

In times of fast-food pop culture, good old music may bring you back to a purer past.
October 29, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

'Foul-mouthed' Filipino president a hit among countrymen in Vietnam

He curses. He makes dirty jokes. He insults world leaders. Most of all, he knows he’s going against ...
September 29, 2016 | 10:05 pm GMT+7

Philippines spat plays into China's hands

If you're a historic U.S. ally under mounting pressure from China, it's probably not a good idea to ...
September 08, 2016 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Language barrier: Time to bid farewell to 'Ving-lish'

Forget the textbooks, try talking to people.
August 18, 2016 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese stand together in face of cyber-attack

A show of national unity shone through after Chinese cyber-terrorists targeted major airports.
July 31, 2016 | 01:02 am GMT+7

Is Vladimir Putin deliberately destabilizing US politics?

Obama said it's possible Russia will try to sway U.S. elections.
July 29, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Hospitals and the death business

Hospital staff are making money on people's misery and pain.
July 18, 2016 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

A decisive legal victory over China's claims still poses challenges for Vietnam

World awaits next move in maritime game of Chinese chess.
July 13, 2016 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Formosa: a costly precedent for Vietnam

Earlier this month, I met the chairman of the fishery association of a central province which had ...
July 02, 2016 | 01:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's lynch mob mentality raises question over the press' bias

To mark Vietnam's national journalists' day (June 21), VnExpress International introduces some ...
June 21, 2016 | 03:51 pm GMT+7
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