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Confessions of a hydropower calamity in Vietnam

The good, the bad and the ugly sides of  hydropower plants in the Central Highlands.
October 15, 2017 | 01:22 am GMT+7

'Street ninjas' battle sexism and the sun in Vietnam

They are the face of Vietnam's motorbike culture, a manifestation of an obsession for light skin, and sometimes the target of sweeping sexism.
October 08, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

The best of Vietnam this week

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos hashtagged #vietnam and #everydayvietnam. 
October 06, 2017 | 03:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese photographer sheds light on deep-seated humiliation of body-shaming

Being exposed to 'both spectrums of body-shaming', he turned his experience into a series of photos he named Thin/Fat.
October 03, 2017 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Portraits of Vietnam's eye-opening education divide

City kids have computers and TVs in their schools, but some countryside students are even short of fresh water. 
October 01, 2017 | 10:30 am GMT+7

How climate change, hydropower dams are killing the Mekong Delta

Vietnam is trying to hold back climate change effects before they could take away the entire Mekong Delta.
September 30, 2017 | 06:06 pm GMT+7

Where the mighty stand together

A visit to a statue factory, where different replicas stand side by side each other, offers a glimpse into Vietnam’s diversely religious life. 
September 19, 2017 | 09:06 pm GMT+7

No country for walking men

With some of the world's most cluttered sidewalks and reluctant pedestrians, getting around Saigon by foot can be a drag.
September 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Slowly but steadily: The demise of print media in Vietnam

The reason becomes obvious when you look at how much the few remaining newspaper vendors are struggling.
August 14, 2017 | 09:24 pm GMT+7

Saigon's elderly struggle to eke out a living

The social security net is splitting, and Vietnam's elderly are in danger of falling through it.
August 07, 2017 | 09:58 pm GMT+7

False flowers bloom in Saigon as green space withers away

As Vietnam's commercial hub continues to hack away at its already scarce green space, vinyl posters cover up the scars.
July 24, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

A hundred years of Vietnamese beauty in 100 seconds

In which Vietnamese beauty decade do you belong?
July 01, 2017 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Word on the street: Is Saigon finally embracing English?

Saigon is breaking the language barrier, one bilingual street sign at a time.
June 09, 2017 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

Saigon locals sideswiped by proposed hike to sidewalk rental fees

'Screw it if it’s a public space or not'.
June 08, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

The abandoned skyscraper of Saigon

From one of the city's most ambitious projects to a notorious eyesore.
June 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7