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Insects swarm a northern highlands market

An entomologist may look askance, but customers savor many insects sold in a Son La market like grasshoppers, locusts and cicadas.

Harvesting weaver ants' eggs in southern Vietnam

In the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, some people earn a living by collecting ants' eggs and selling them as fish bait.

Hunting for protein-rich termite queens in Vietnam

Many people in Thanh Hoa Province, 150 km southwest of Hanoi, earn a living by digging for termite queens.
January 04, 2019 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Cricket breeding goes hopping in Hanoi

Breeding and selling tons of “meat crickets” and “cricket eggs” are proving quite lucrative for a family in Hanoi.
November 10, 2018 | 08:59 pm GMT+7

Gourmet grub: Thai fine-diners explore insect cuisine

Bugs are creeping onto Thai gourmet salad, nachos and pasta. 
August 29, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Japan's famed ramen served with a crawly twist

Diners tuck in fried worms and crickets at a Tokyo noodles restaurant as part of an event to promote insect-eating in Japan and around the world.
April 11, 2017 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Trillions of insects migrate overhead each year: study

By weight, this movement would take up 3,200 tons.
December 23, 2016 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese have one thing in common with Timon & Pumbaa

Ever heard of gourmet bugs?
July 16, 2016 | 01:03 pm GMT+7

Families feast on bizarre menu to kill belly pests

Today, throughout Vietnam, the prevailing image was fermented rice and lychees as the country celebrated ‘Tet Doan Ngo’: the national pest killing day.
June 09, 2016 | 08:15 pm GMT+7
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