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In downtown Hanoi, some old apartments are ticking time bombs

An ancient apartment block in downtown Hanoi looks like it might collapse any time, but its occupants just live with the risk.

Film on LGBT-families to hit big screens next month

Thua Me Con Di (Goodbye Mother), a bittersweet LGBT-themed Vietnamese movie, will premiere in national cinemas on August 18.

Nam A Bank chairman resigns over family dispute on share ownership

The Nam A Bank chairman will resign his post to focus on resolving family disputes over ownership of bank shares.
June 24, 2019 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

The Crusoe of the matter: family prefers life on isolated island

For 30 years a family has been living by itself on an island in the middle of a lake in southern Dong Nai Province.
April 01, 2019 | 08:46 pm GMT+7

A Tet primer: How Vietnamese celebrate their most important festival

A brief look at the main activities that the Vietnamese engage in as they celebrate the Lunar New Year.
February 02, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, Frenchwoman tracks down father in France

All her life, a Frenchwoman missed the father her mother would never discuss. Then she sought answers in Vietnam.
January 23, 2019 | 06:51 pm GMT+7

A Vietnamese woman becomes a Muslim, is shunned, then accepted

A Hanoian who returned from Saudi Arabia as a Muslim has won over initially hostile neighbors with her piety.
January 10, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Juggling billion-dollar career and home: how this Vietnamese woman copes

Globe-trotting mother of two young children is an investment banker in the UK.
November 30, 2018 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

A balancing act allows talented autistic boy ‘to settle down’

At seven, an autistic boy screamed and broke things. Two years later, he broke a national juggling record.
November 15, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

N. Korea's Kim tours cosmetics plant with wife, sister

Kim's sister and wife are seen as the most powerful women in the isolated, deeply patriarchal nation.
October 30, 2017 | 11:25 am GMT+7

‘Babies’ switched at birth in Hanoi find their parents after over 40 years

‘I’ve found the daughter I did not get to cuddle for so long.’
October 24, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7

The more kids the merrier? Not for parents in Saigon

The cost of raising one child is pushing the limit for many families in the city with the country's lowest birth rate.
September 06, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Singapore protest demands inquiry into PM family feud

'Singapore belongs to Singaporeans and not to the Familee.'
July 16, 2017 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Trump makes transition to power a family affair

'Conflict of interest is an understatement.'
November 19, 2016 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Thanks to Facebook, Vietnamese father finds his long lost daughter

'I can’t believe my daughter is still alive. This is beyond my wildest dream.'
November 15, 2016 | 10:36 am GMT+7
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