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Three really cool, crafty, draughty weekend haunts in Saigon

What’s a better weekend option than gourmet beer and gourmet food? Three places will try to answer this question.

When a sugarcane harvest ends, the borer hunt begins

In drinking sessions after a sugarcane harvest, the best snack to be served can be found in the hollowed out roots ...

Doctors infuse five liters of beer to save man from alcohol poisoning death

Doctors had to perfuse a man's stomach with 15 cans of beer to prevent him from dying of alcohol poisoning.
January 11, 2019 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Death toll in Malaysia tainted alcohol scandal hits 21

A total of 21 people, mostly foreign workers, have now died from drinking tainted alcohol in Malaysia, authorities said Wednesday.
September 20, 2018 | 09:41 am GMT+7

Beer binges a health problem, WHO warns Vietnam

The World Health Organization has called on Vietnam to tackle excessive drinking with strong measures.
August 07, 2018 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam weighs overnight alcohol ban

The health ministry says it’s time to tackle the costs of excessive late night drinking.
April 14, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

The social guide to drinking in Hanoi

The city promises great rewards for those who look beyond the Old Quarter beer joints.
April 30, 2017 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Sing, don't drink: Vietnam weighs banning booze in karaoke bars

Late night drinking dens may lose their core clientele if the ban is approved.
April 28, 2017 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

Bottoms up: Why do some Vietnamese go red after drinking?

Just one beer and your Vietnamese drinking pal turns red. No, they're not that angry.
April 15, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese men face sobering charges after drunken reservoir blunder

The three men released enough water to fill 800 Olympic swimming pools.
March 22, 2017 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Drunk men open water reservoir, flood 2 communes in central Vietnam

Officials reported over $13,000 in damages after three drunk men released 2 million cubic meters of water from a reservoir.
March 19, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

On the beers in Vietnam

Vietnamese nhau means 'eating and drinking for no particular purpose'.
January 17, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Eating and drinking, for no particular purpose

All you need, besides good company, is beer, delicious food and a sense of freedom.
October 30, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

HCMC may get tough on smoking, drinking in government offices

Under newly proposed rules, government employees will not be allowed to consume alcohol even during lunch breaks.
October 11, 2016 | 09:59 am GMT+7
 
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