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Vietnamese salon workers in US devastated by pandemic, hate attacks

For ethnic Vietnamese working in nail salons in the U.S., Covid-19 and racist violence targeting Asians in the last few months are a double whammy.
April 16, 2021 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Hanoi gets to meet Thich Nhat Hanh's calligraphy

Several works of calligraphy by Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh are now on display at the Vietnam University of Fine Arts on Hanoi's Yet Kieu Street.
April 14, 2021 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Kilometer-long queue for rap TV show casting call

Thousands of mostly young people queued up for hours in Saigon to audition for Rap Viet, a reality show that seeks to unearth talented rappers.
April 14, 2021 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Saigon exhibition spreads positivity amid pandemic distress

A painting exhibition in Saigon by four artists shows how people have been brought closer to one another by the once-in-a-lifetime pandemic.
April 13, 2021 | 08:56 pm GMT+7

'Invisible Love' gains visibility with five int'l film fest prizes

Vietnamese film “Tinh Yeu Vo Hinh” (Invisible Love) has won five prizes at the Indie Fest and Paris International Film Festival.
April 13, 2021 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

German, Vietnamese artists perform reconnecting music with live concerts

The Goethe Institute is organizing a series of live concerts in Hanoi and Frankfurt as a “ReConnect” initiative amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 12, 2021 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Vietnamese film hopes to pull off a global scare

Victor Vu's new horror movie, 'Thien Than Ho Menh' (Guardian Angel), will be shown in at least 12 countries, including several Asian nations, the U.S., France and Ireland.
April 09, 2021 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi fashion show showcases the cosmopolitan ao dai

‘Our Ao Dai,’ a fashion show held at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi will present cosmopolitan versions of the ao dai, Vietnam’s traditional attire.
April 09, 2021 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese-American's award winning novel seems set to become TV series

American studio A24 is likely to buy the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel ‘The Sympathizer’ for a possible TV series directed by South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook.
April 08, 2021 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Laid low by pandemic, tourism workers down but not out

Tourism sector dependents have had to undergo the tribulations of survival amid Covid-19 impacts, but many remain doggedly optimistic about the future.
April 02, 2021 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Bombarded Saigonese yearn to consign the din to the bin

The noise pollution created by traffic, constructions and 'entertainment' establishments are leaving many HCMC residents constantly longing for some silent relief.
March 26, 2021 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Tasers, guns, protests: Vietnamese diaspora responds to American anti-Asian violence

Shocked, scared and angry, the Vietnamese community in the U.S. are taking measures to protect themselves and raising their voices against anti-Asian violence.
March 24, 2021 | 07:51 am GMT+7

Da Nang's Golden Bridge named a new world wonder

The Golden Bridge in the central city of Da Nang is first on a list of new wonders of the world compiled by U.K. newspaper Daily Mail.
March 23, 2021 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Vietnamese horror movie to be shown across Asia

Le Van Kiet’s ‘Bong De’ (The Ancestral), which has attracted the attention of international movie distributors, is set for theatrical releases in a dozen Asian markets.
March 22, 2021 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Competition or cooperation? A pandemic rethink for Vietnamese moviemakers

Vietnamese movies are rushing to the cinemas after a prolonged blanking out by Covid-19, but the resultant stampede could crush some at the box office.
March 19, 2021 | 08:30 pm GMT+7
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