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When does an athlete get too sexy? Or immoral?

Vietnam’s culture ministry has evoked confusion and approbation with new ban on ‘erotic’ sports attire and behavior.

Ban or promote online liquor sales? Vietnam lawmakers at odds

Lawmakers Friday hotly debated a draft law prohibiting online liquor sales, with some arguing it could prove counterproductive.

Expulsion of students based on privacy breach questioned

The expulsion and suspension of high school students in central Vietnam based on their private conversations has sparked controversy.
November 01, 2018 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

Grab: becoming a taxi company a step back from Industry 4.0

Ride-hailing firm Grab says giving in to traditional taxi companies’ demands is akin to bowing before “angry workers threatening to smash machinery.”
October 26, 2018 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Taxi or not? Vietnam debate rages over Grab status

Transport authorities and taxi associations have reiterated that ride-hailing firm Grab should be treated as a taxi service, but experts disagree.
October 21, 2018 | 01:08 pm GMT+7

Dogs are back on the table in Vietnam

The debate has been joined yet again. Should we or should we not consume dog meat?
September 14, 2018 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Why dogs are not meant to be eaten

There are many reasons for people to avoid eating dog meat, health is one of them.
September 13, 2018 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam exam fraud exposes systemic flaws, public livid

Arguments for and against decentralization have broken out after the recent national high school exam fraud exposed systemic problems.
August 08, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Leaders question whopping $44 bil price tag for new special economic zones in Vietnam

'The economic benefits these zones will potentially bring have not been made clear.'
April 17, 2018 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Court suspends Vinasun vs Grab case as compensation battle wages on

Multiple allegations made by the country's top taxi firm have forced the court to call for more evidence.
February 09, 2018 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Twitter won't block world leaders, citing need for discourse

@realDonaldTrump will continue to tweet. 
January 06, 2018 | 11:51 am GMT+7

Should fortune telling in Vietnam become a thing of the past?

The murder of a baby allegedly prompted by a fortune teller's readings of the family's future has shocked the nation.
December 01, 2017 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Wrap up: Most readers vote to ban dog meat but pro-regulation arguments remain unchallenged

The readers have voted and commented. It's time to weigh up the main arguments.
October 21, 2017 | 08:46 pm GMT+7

Is it right to channel youthful energy into consumerism?

The recent hype around 'expensive' bubble tea is just part of a consumerist wave that's been rising in Vietnam's biggest cities.
October 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Wrap up: Is US university education worth all the investment?

The readers have spoken. It's time for a wrap up and... more debate.
September 24, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7
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