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Hanoi's nudists bare all, defying social norms

Most of them have straightlaced day jobs and none care about skin diseases.​

Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks

Heat remains underestimated as a threat by governments, aid agencies and individuals.

Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India's building boom

Miners are dying to meet rising demand from a booming construction sector.
July 24, 2017 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

Chinese students live 200 days in isolation to test life in space

A group of university students entered a simulated space cabin in Beijing on Sunday with the aim of living self-sufficiently for 200 days.
July 11, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Fossils may be earliest known multicellular life - study

Fossils could be  the earliest known specimens of the branch of life to which humans belong.
April 25, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Beijing alleys: Village life in the city

Networks of 'hutong' stand the test of time in the heart of China's capital city.
April 11, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Saigon's dilapidated apartments leave residents hanging in balance

Many residents are still risking their lives living under the decaying roofs, but the city has plans to fix the situation.
March 27, 2017 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life is possible

A nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets and potentially with liquid surface water has been found.
February 23, 2017 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Life expectancy study shows many likely to live beyond 90 by 2030

Study sees life expectancy rising by 2030.
February 22, 2017 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Under the bridge: Living on the margins of bustling Saigon

The couple that resides beneath a bridge sends nearly every penny they earn home to their kids.
January 12, 2017 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Weekly roundup: Big holiday decision, animal rescue, US-China tightrope, and more

Revisit the week with top stories curated by VnExpress International editors.
October 22, 2016 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Photographer's eye: Motorcycle stories

Southeast Asia’s climate makes it easy to ride a motorcycle all year long. We might ride various kinds of motorbikes for different reasons, but we all share the same roads.
April 29, 2016 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Photographer's eye: Food markets

Street markets with fresh fruit and vegetables and meat are something you almost don't see in western countries, but you can’t miss them in Asia.
April 28, 2016 | 08:11 am GMT+7