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With someone taking out the trash, Hanoians breathe a sighs of relief

Millions of Hanoians are relieved after having their daily lives upended by mountains of garbage piling upon city streets and the stench rising to unbearable levels.
19 minutes ago

Garbage everywhere in Hanoi as protestors block road to dump

With the road leading to Hanoi's largest waste treatment plant blocked by protestors demanding compensation and resettlement, garbage is piling up around the city.
12:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese food YouTubers keep hungry audiences hooked

Food videos made by Vietnamese YouTubers are becoming increasingly popular, making the platform a promising new tool for promoting the country’s cuisine and culture.
October 23, 2020 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

Urban exodus, a new trend among young Vietnamese

Many young people are leaving cities for the countryside, allured by pastoral life and tired out by the rat race.
October 21, 2020 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Vietnamese TikToker goes viral by staring at camera

While people do all sorts of things for a moment of fame online, a Vietnamese man gets millions of views on TikTok by just staring at the camera.
October 16, 2020 | 09:20 pm GMT+7

Unhealthy video contents flood Vietnamese netizens

Many Vietnamese YouTubers are throwing morality and decency to the wind in their quest to profit from increased viewership.
October 09, 2020 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

The public servant who turned Samaritan

A Ho Chi Minh City leader who once ran a crusade to clear sidewalks now drives an ambulance for poor people.
October 09, 2020 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese painting goes under French hammer for $1.3 mln

'Young Girl With Peonies' by Vietnamese artist Le Pho has been sold for €1,16 million ($1.36 million) at an auction held by French auction house Aguttes.
October 07, 2020 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Young filmmakers put Vietnam on world map, but lack backing

Several young Vietnamese filmmakers have earned international acclaim, but they’ve done so with sparse support and could do with more of it.
October 04, 2020 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Amid pet cafes’ struggles to remain popular, Covid proves last straw

Pet cafes are going out of style with some closed and others trying to keep their patrons’ hearts by their ‘furry workers’ amid several challenges.
October 04, 2020 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Notes of nostalgia: Old photos of Hanoi go on exhibition

A total 130 photos of Hanoi from 1967 to 1975, taken by German lensman Thomas Billhardt, are showcased at a capital exhibition starting this weekend.
October 03, 2020 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Google honors Vietnamese opera, cai luong, on homepage

The Google homepage features a modern South Vietnamese folk opera illustration on Monday to commemorate Vietnam Stage Day.
September 28, 2020 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

People cram into bars after Hanoi allows them to reopen

Hanoi's famous Ta Hien beer street was packed with people on the first Friday night after bars were allowed to reopen.
September 19, 2020 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Aerial shot of fish market highlighted at int'l photo competition

An aerial shot of a woman drying fish in Vietnam has been introduced as one of the most stunning early submissions of the Sony World Photography Awards.
September 17, 2020 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Covid-19 horror show continues for Vietnam cinemas

A dearth of releases and Covid-19 fears keep audiences away from cinemas, which are hoping for a revival after a long ordeal.
September 11, 2020 | 08:28 am GMT+7
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