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Expats join frontlines in Covid battle

Foreigners have been doing charitable work to help disadvantaged people cope with the Covid-19 hardships, but some also joined the frontlines.
October 16, 2021 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Safe from Covid but still no jobs: Migrant workers' dilemma at home

Migrant workers are relieved to be home amid the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn, but a big question now is, 'what to do for a living?'
October 11, 2021 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Expat benefactors grateful HCMC lockdown lifted

Many expats who helped people during the recent lockdowns with food and other items are relieved that things are returning to normal.
October 10, 2021 | 08:05 am GMT+7

As restrictions ease, Saigonese reunite with family, friends

As Ho Chi Minh City eases its stringent lockdowns and travel restrictions, people are returning to the familiar warmth of their families and friends.
October 06, 2021 | 07:36 am GMT+7

20th century Vietnamese art scores big under the hammer

French auction house Aguettes has sold 204 artworks related to Vietnam, including those created by domestic artists, for high prices.
October 04, 2021 | 08:21 am GMT+7

HCMC hair salons swept with post-lockdown clientele

Hair salons and barbershops across the city have been overwhelmed by a wave of customers following months of lockdown.
October 01, 2021 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Saigonese eagerly await return to normal life

Relief and excitement. These are the two emotions most Saigonese feel as the stringent Covid-19 lockdown comes to an end.
October 01, 2021 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese-American songstress dies of Covid, leaving generations of fans in grief

Bolero and folk singer Phi Nhung passed away after over a month of battling Covid-19, leaving behind a legacy of love songs and philanthropy.
September 30, 2021 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

Wedding music a popular pandemic choice

Three out of six videos leading the list of most trending music videos on YouTube in Vietnam are three wedding-themed songs, which boast millions of views.
September 29, 2021 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Expats hopeful as end of HCMC lockdown is in sight

Foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City are looking forward to resuming normal activities as authorities end the lockdown this month.
September 29, 2021 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Vietnamese documentary about Essex truck deaths to hit film festivals

'One year on - The Essex Lorry Tragedy' will be screened at three global film festivals after being hailed at the Pune International Film Festival in India.
September 23, 2021 | 08:35 am GMT+7

Vietnamese reluctant to return to normalcy

Worried about the coronavirus and rusty social skills, and enamored of their lockdown lifestyle, some people are reluctant to return to normalcy as restrictions gradually wind down.
September 22, 2021 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Vietnamese singer to compete at MTV Europe Music Awards

K-ICM’s latest music video, 'Chim Quy Trong Long' (Caged Bird), will compete for ‘Best Southeast Asia Act’ at MTV EMA 2021.
September 21, 2021 | 09:42 am GMT+7

Covid foists another pandemic on seniors: loneliness

The Covid-19 restrictions have exacerbated loneliness among old people, who are unable to meet their friends or have lost loved ones.
September 20, 2021 | 07:53 am GMT+7

Moviemakers reject legislator’s charge movies promote crime

Artists and other industry insiders have indignantly rejected a lawmaker’s accusation that gangster movies give rise to crimes in society.
September 19, 2021 | 11:49 am GMT+7
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