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A dancer flits between the divine and the mundane

A dance to commune with goddesses, a dying tradition, gives a transgender artist peace, happiness and strength to confront adversity.
July 05, 2019 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Four Vietnam carriers get on board with plastic fight

Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways, VietJet Air and Jetstar Pacific are planning to phase out single-use plastics off their flights.
June 23, 2019 | 08:16 pm GMT+7

Mob fury: tackling social media vigilantism in Vietnam

Vietnamese netizens are lauded for acting on their online anger, but they are taking the law into their hands.
June 12, 2019 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

An elementary Vietnamese tradition brings Goddesses down to earth

In narrow Ho Chi Minh City alleys, opposites have been converging for generations in the worship of the Ladies of the Five Elements.
April 24, 2019 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

Traditional fish sauce makers in Vietnam refuse to take the modern bait

Vietnam's traditional fish sauce makers are struggling to keep a centuries-old practice going, but they have no desire to stop.
April 12, 2019 | 12:45 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, an organic farmer tackles an agricultural paradox

Demand is high and organic farming benefits are self-evident, but government and consumer support has been tepid, thus far.
March 29, 2019 | 10:10 am GMT+7

The love-hate-love triangle: Vietnam, US and North Korea

There’s a history to Hanoi being selected to host the second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
February 22, 2019 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

For the year of the Pig, Vietnamese artists show their versions of the chubby animal

30 young artists from all over the country joined to kick off the New Year in colors.
February 08, 2019 | 08:01 pm GMT+7

Here is how Coach Park wins hearts of his Vietnamese students

Heart-melting moments of the South Korean coach Park Hang Seo and his Vietnamese players.
January 25, 2019 | 09:09 pm GMT+7

The loneliness of Vietnam’s younger generation

More than 3 million Vietnamese children need help with mental issues, but these fester silently in social ignorance.
December 13, 2018 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Saigon plans to ease its density, here's how

Every five years, HCMC grows by the average population of one of its districts - a million.
December 04, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Bathroom nightmare haunts Vietnamese students

Dingy floors, broken doors and filthy walls are a daily horror show for many Vietnamese school students.
December 02, 2018 | 04:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese thugs offer brazen excuses for assaulting flight attendant

In excuses as brazen as their assault, three men have blamed a woman for asking them to take their hands off her.
November 29, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Time’s in no hurry to go anywhere in Vietnam’s ‘leper village’

The Quy Hoa Leprosy Village was once a place of exile. It still shelters residents from long-standing social stigma.
November 23, 2018 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Traffic accidents a top child killer in Vietnam

Every day five children are killed in accidents on the road.
November 21, 2018 | 01:52 pm GMT+7
 
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