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Inspirational artist auctions off paintings for Agent Orange victims

Le Minh Chau, who struggles with a rare disability linked to Agent Orange effects, wants to be known more as an artist.

75-year-old artist's murals bring new life to Saigon alleys

The artist could not pursue his dream to take care of his family. But recently he has found his renewed passion ...

Hanoi farmer creates 'Franken-fruit trees' for Tet

The capital farmer grafted ten different buds onto a single potted root system.
January 15, 2017 | 12:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnam holds grand historical exhibition

This represents the first exhibition of items that date as far back as 700BC.
January 12, 2017 | 12:37 pm GMT+7

Piggy-bank makers looking to get fat for a sizzling Tet

Vietnamese people are hoping to stuff their pigs with lucky money as the Lunar New Year approaches.
January 09, 2017 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

From ant eggs to golden cakes: the Tet gifts Vietnamese are forking out in 2017

Wondering how to bribe your Vietnamese father-in-law? We've got you covered.
January 08, 2017 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

On Hanoi's blacksmith street a lone forge burns bright

'My dad said he got the job from his father -- my grandfather. He said if I was a blacksmith, I ...
January 07, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City launches interactive museum pilot

Officials hope that a technology upgrade will improve visitor experiences of the country's ...
January 05, 2017 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Working on egg shells: Saigon teacher creates art the delicate way

Nguyen Thanh Tam could not afford fancy teaching props. So he got creative.
January 03, 2017 | 11:35 am GMT+7

5 V-pop hits for New Year's Eve

Worried you won't understand a single lyric? Don't. You're not missing much. 
December 31, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese graphic novel takes silver at international manga award

This is the second consecutive year a Vietnamese artists received such an award.
December 29, 2016 | 04:32 pm GMT+7

Op-Ed: 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

Back to Vietnam: US veteran finds peace in art

Harry Tabak healed old wounds and banished ghosts of the past during his residency near Hanoi.
December 16, 2016 | 04:19 pm GMT+7

Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

An exhibition held at Hanoi Museum brings visitors back to Hanoi between 1945 and 1954.
December 13, 2016 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Downfall: Death of a Saigon landmark, in the era of glass and concrete

As consumerist lifestyle takes over, heritage preservation becomes a ‘luxury’ concern.
December 12, 2016 | 02:57 pm GMT+7
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