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Hanoi’s Da Nang returnees live with increasing dread of Covid-19

Since returning to Hanoi after a holiday in Da Nang last week, Trinh Thi Hoa has become a bundle of nerves, fearful she might have contracted the coronavirus.
July 31, 2020 | 09:56 am GMT+7

Vietnamese brace for second Covid-19 wave

Vietnamese face renewed distress after 30 people contracted Covid-19 locally, the first such cases in Vietnam in over three months.
July 29, 2020 | 10:19 am GMT+7

Vietnamese seniors embrace nursing home life

Lacking support from their busy and modernizing children, the elderly are turning to nursing homes for companionship and proper care.
July 15, 2020 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Elderly Vietnamese at mercy of abusive families

Issues of dependency and lack of support leave many elderly citizens exposed to mistreatment by those charged with their care.
July 04, 2020 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Low rates of vaccination may herald return of eradicated diseases

Low vaccination rates, caused by the Covid-19 semi-lockdown, poor immunization services in remotes areas and hesitance, could signal the return of diseases.
July 01, 2020 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Rumor has it: Vietnamese celebs trip on gossip

Social networks have become a platform for netizens to smear celebrities, causing a host of repercussions.
June 12, 2020 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Consumers wary of post-social distancing freedom

Following the semi-lockdown ease three weeks ago, many Hanoi and HCMC residents remain cautious of the outdoors.
May 13, 2020 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Vietnamese millennials weary of tying knot into noose

Despite government urging under 30s to marry and have kids, young forward thinking Vietnamese say getting hitched can wait.
May 09, 2020 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Coronavirus forces Vietnamese consumers to tighten their belts

Job losses, lower incomes and fear of an uncertain future mean Vietnamese are tightening their purse strings.
May 06, 2020 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Saigon barbers abuzz following semi-lockdown ease

A host of urbanites are scrambling for a haircut after the social distancing ease took effect, giving pressured barbers a chance to earn.
April 29, 2020 | 08:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam keen for return to normal, albeit ‘new’

With the easing of social distancing requirements, Vietnamese are keen to return to normalcy though without dropping their guard.
April 24, 2020 | 01:29 pm GMT+7

Mui Ne dune shot wins world's best fun photo contest

A picture of children playing with old motorcycle tires has won an international photo competition about people having a good time. 
April 15, 2020 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese divided about extending social distancing campaign

With the social distancing campaign drawing to an end, public opinion is sharply divided on a possible extension by the authorities.
April 12, 2020 | 12:19 pm GMT+7

With social distancing ignored, urbanity reclaims vibrance

Amid the nationwide social distancing campaign, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are inundated with commuters and those exercising outdoors.
April 11, 2020 | 12:20 pm GMT+7

The Guardian runs feature on Vietnamese Covid-19 posters

The Guardian, world renowned British newspaper, has praised Vietnamese artists for using their talent to join the nation’s Covid-19 fight.
April 10, 2020 | 11:00 am GMT+7
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