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Picky viewers keep filmmakers on their toes

A more choosy audience influenced by social media reviews and other post-pandemic developments have made big screen success more elusive for Vietnamese filmmakers.
January 15, 2021 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Snow in northern highlands makes vacationers smile, locals hot under the collar

As it snows in the northern highlands, visitors thrill to 'European scenes', but locals suffer disruptions and losses.
January 13, 2021 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Vietnamese celebrities cuss, netizens cry foul

Social media cussing by Vietnamese celebrities has upset both netizens and experts who are concerned that it sets a bad example for the youth.
January 08, 2021 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese diaspora find US Capitol mayhem ‘unbelievable’

Vietnamese in the U.S. have reacted with shock at the violence and mayhem caused by a pro-Trump mob storming the Capitol.
January 08, 2021 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Vietnamese movies look to score big on the big screen

Without Hollywood blockbusters in the running, domestic filmmakers have four movies set for release in local cinemas for Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday.
January 06, 2021 | 09:13 am GMT+7

​Australian newspaper headlines charm of Hanoi’s street food, history

Australia’s ABC News has recommended the Vietnamese capital Hanoi to tourists, underlining the attractions of its culture, history and street food.
January 02, 2021 | 07:55 am GMT+7

No revelry as overseas Vietnamese usher in 2021

Across continents, overseas Vietnamese have canceled travel and party plans for the New Year holiday, as they lie low in Covid-19 times.
December 31, 2020 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

TikTok award for Vietnamese cowherd who counts his blessings in English

So Y Tiet, a Vietnamese cowherd who became an international sensation after tunefully counting numbers in English is Tiktok’s Inspiring Creator of the Year.
December 29, 2020 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Lowest in 10 years, Vietnam 2020 growth among world's highest

A 4.48 percent Q4 growth has propelled Vietnam’s annual growth to 2.91 percent for the year, the General Statistics Office said Sunday afternoon.
December 27, 2020 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Chill New Year for northern Vietnam courtesy of strong cold front

Temperatures in the northern region will fall to lows of about 10 degrees Celsius in the last days of 2020 including New Year's Eve.
December 27, 2020 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Covid vaccine: Vietnamese-American healthcare providers rush in where some fear to tread

Relieved after getting their first shot of the Covid-19 vaccine, Vietnamese-American nurses and doctors hope more people will do the same to end the pandemic soon.
December 25, 2020 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Indie, rap music on song, for how long?

2020 has seen indie and rap artists embed themselves in Vietnam’s music scene, but what happens when they go mainstream is anyone’s guess.
December 16, 2020 | 12:03 pm GMT+7

Elder with five meter long hair gets an odd recognition

Reuters has picked the portrait of a 92-year-old Vietnamese man with hair five meters long as one of 2020’s oddest moments.
December 16, 2020 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Gender equality gets new twist as male bloggers hold forth on beauty, makeup

The growing demand for grooming products among men, affluence and the influence of pop culture have brought into the limelight a new breed of influencers: male beauty bloggers.
December 11, 2020 | 11:47 am GMT+7

​Le Pho painting fetches $532,000 at French auction

A painting of a half-naked woman by renowned artist Le Pho has been sold for €440,000 ($532,860) by French auction house Tajan.
December 09, 2020 | 02:00 pm GMT+7
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