Are Vietnamese second-class citizens in their own country?

An American woman's payout would seem to indicate Vietnamese people are second-class citizens in their own country.

Mind your step in Saigon

Has one tourist’s misfortune opened the doors to improved safety on Saigon’s streets?

Vietnam should chart own path to create world-class schools. History proves it can.

No foreign power should be allowed to dominate Vietnam's academic world.
April 03, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Higher education: Is it wise for Vietnam to imitate the US?

Fresh arguments on how Vietnamese schools should move forward.
March 28, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

It's payback time, America

A diplomatic kerfuffle in Phnom Penh reminds us that the U.S. owes Vietnam $25.7 billion.
March 13, 2017 | 02:18 pm GMT+7

Why women should ditch Women’s Day

The celebration of privileges has become a bigger brand than any woman herself.
March 06, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Eternal sunshine of the restless minds

A trip to Vietnam’s leading psychiatric hospital sheds uncomfortable light on the state of mental ...
February 20, 2017 | 11:55 am GMT+7

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.
February 06, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

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

Tyler Akin's faux crimes against pho

Tyler Akin is almost ready for the cross.
September 13, 2016 | 12:00 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
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