In Vietnam, good parenting equals a straight-A kid, plus an American degree

Call it love, ambition or obsession, but the only thing most Vietnamese care about is a well-educated child.

The global booze trip: How the world drinks

Alcohol consumption is reportedly fizzling in many parts of the world as health concerns mount. But for now, the ...

This untouched beach in central Vietnam will take your breath away

The newly-discovered Bai Dong Beach is wowing locals with its sparkling blue waters, white sands ...
June 23, 2017 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

In pictures: The best of Vietnam this week

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos hashtagged #vietnam and #everydayvietnam. 
June 23, 2017 | 08:58 am GMT+7

Prepare to sit the biggest exam in Vietnam

In just three days, the future of nearly one million teenagers will be shaped.
June 22, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Done and dusted? Vietnam's chicken feather cleaners face stiff competition

Cheap synthetic dusters have flooded the market -- the latest influx of mass-produced goods to chip ...
June 22, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Show must go on: Saigon's Bui Vien Street stays open under construction rubble

Vendors are trying to cover up the construction mess to stop visitors from turning away.
June 22, 2017 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Sleepless in Vietnam: Saigon edition

One of our storytellers has described late night Saigon as 'strange.' 
June 21, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's five-star hotels booked up until next year

The rising number of tourists with big budgets has left the city scouring fresh investment in new ...
June 21, 2017 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Seven signature dishes you shouldn't miss out on in Hoi An

Chicken rice, baguettes and the legendary Hoi An cao lau noodles all await gourmets in the ancient ...
June 21, 2017 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Pop star Ariana Grande to bring her 'Dangerous Woman' world tour to Saigon

It's rare to see an international pop star pick Vietnam for their concert tour.
June 20, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese lawmakers back new tourism fund, reject controversial hotel surcharge

Tourism officials have been blaming a dearth of cash on ineffective PR efforts.
June 20, 2017 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Go your own way: Tourists eager for Saigon’s second walking street

Excitement is building weeks before Bui Vien becomes pedestrian-friendly.
June 19, 2017 | 05:18 pm GMT+7

Groom for hire: The dark secrets of Vietnam’s strange wedding service

Even 'sacred' marriage is not immune to commercialization.
June 19, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnamese delicacies with a Saigon twist

What happens when Saigon chefs get their hands on traditional dishes from the central region?
June 18, 2017 | 01:54 pm GMT+7
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