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Covid fears, low finances keep migrants from going home for Tet

Income losses and fears about the Covid-19 stigma they could face in their hometowns, migrant workers are opting to stay put instead of returning for the Lunar New Year.
December 26, 2021 | 04:47 pm PT

Remittances help Covid-hit Vietnamese stay afloat

Economic recovery and stimulus checks in many countries have allowed overseas Vietnamese to send remittances home and support their families amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
December 25, 2021 | 05:20 pm PT

Filmmakers' revival plot dampened by Covid

Though cinemas have reopened in most parts of the country after a months-long lockdown, filmmakers are hesitant to release their movies, fearing losses.
December 20, 2021 | 12:24 am PT

Hanoians travel to neighboring provinces for movie fix

Young Hanoians are traveling to neighboring provinces and other localities to watch Hollywood blockbusters as capital cinemas remain closed since May.
December 17, 2021 | 05:31 am PT

Mai Trung Thu painting to go under hammer in Hong Kong

An oil on canvas painting by early-19th century master Mai Trung Thu will be auctioned in Hong Kong Tuesday and is expected to fetch up to HKD7 million ($897,600).
December 12, 2021 | 11:30 pm PT

Saigonese reconcile to life with Covid

A high vaccination rate and acceptance of Covid-19’s likely endemicity allow Saigonese to remain calm and get on with their lives even when neighbors and friends get infected.
December 12, 2021 | 04:58 pm PT

Staycation a new trend among Vietnamese amid travel apprehension

Covid fears, travel restrictions and slimmer budget have made many people in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City choose to visit local attractions and have fun right in their cities.
December 9, 2021 | 08:39 pm PT

Vietnamese singer to perform at S Korean music fest

My Anh has just been selected to represent Vietnam at ASEAN - Korea Music Festival 2021 next January.
December 9, 2021 | 01:15 am PT

'Squid Game' most Googled film in Vietnam this year

The dystopian South Korean drama series 'Squid Game’ is the most Googled film this year, along with many other series from South Korea and China.
December 8, 2021 | 05:30 am PT

Vietnamese in South Africa surprised by global reaction to Omicron

Vietnamese living in South Africa said their lives have not been upended by the new Covid-19 variant over which many countries have imposed travel bans.
December 8, 2021 | 12:27 am PT

Vietnamese filmmakers win Singapore film fest prizes

A Vietnamese short film and two directors won awards at the 32nd Singapore International Film Festival.
December 6, 2021 | 06:21 am PT

BTS, Son Tung M-TP most streamed artists in Vietnam: Spotify

South Korean band BTS and Vietnamese singer Son Tung M-TP were the most streamed artists in Vietnam this year, with local rapper DenVau coming in third place.
December 5, 2021 | 05:32 am PT

Animal welfare an emerging interest among Vietnamese citizens

Vietnamese citizens are increasingly expressing anger, dismay and opposition to animal abuse, as also support for actions to prevent it in the future.
December 4, 2021 | 09:00 pm PT

Parents anxious about reopening of schools amid resurging Covid

With schools planning to reopen this month, parents in Hanoi and HCMC, both Vietnamese and foreigners, are concerned about their children's safety from Covid-19.
December 4, 2021 | 05:37 pm PT

Young people opt to move out of parents' house

Instead of living with their parents after getting married like previous generations, single millennials now choose to leave the nest earlier, pursuing an independent life.
December 2, 2021 | 04:30 pm PT
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