Six reasons why summer (kinda) rhymes with sugar in Vietnam

There are millions of ways to enjoy the cool, sweet taste of summer in Vietnam, so here are some of our favorites.

Grab or xe om? The clashing paths of Vietnamese drivers

Many drivers have hit back as modern ride-hailing services like Grab have expanded into the traditional turf.

Hot and steamy: The delicious semi-dried fish of central Vietnam

For generations, Vietnamese fishing villages have turned to creative ways to stretch the shelf life ...
June 26, 2017 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Flying over the sea and mountains in Da Nang

More than 100 paragliders from around the world joined a championship.
June 26, 2017 | 09:48 am GMT+7

Saigon's first metro line steams through city's green canopy

Then and now: How the city center has been transformed.
June 25, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Italian team crowned kings at intn'l fireworks festival in Vietnam

Da Nang was lit up by teams from Italy, Australia and the U.K. competing in the finale of the ...
June 25, 2017 | 12:49 pm GMT+7

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 ...
June 25, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

The global booze trip: How the world drinks

Alcohol consumption is reportedly fizzling in many parts of the world as health concerns mount. But ...
June 24, 2017 | 11:05 am GMT+7

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. 
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
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