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After yoga, meditation breaks into the mainstream

'I just need a moment to chill out. This city -- you are always running place to place and there are not a lot of quiet spaces.'

The best of Vietnam this week

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos hashtagged #vietnam and #everydayvietnam. 

New Google earbuds offer real-time translation feature

The new earbuds promised real-time translations of conversations involving any of 40 languages.
October 05, 2017 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Don't bathe more than once a week says designer Westwood

Westwood only takes a bath once a week.
October 02, 2017 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Twitter aims to boost appeal with new 280-character tweet limit

'Trying to cram your thoughts into a tweet -- we've all been there, and it's a pain.'
September 27, 2017 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Pigs riding pillion: Life on a bike in Vietnam through the eyes of a Filipino illustrator

These funky representations are a pretty accurate depiction of what locals can actually fit on the back of their two-wheelers.
September 24, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Japan: the land of a thousand conveniences

Visitors readying to flock to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics can expect a dizzying array of services in Japan.
September 12, 2017 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Mud and glory: Vietnam revs up for biggest off-road race

'We want to play thrilling sports but there are no opportunities for us.'
September 11, 2017 | 07:33 pm GMT+7

Murals bathe Saigon alleys with a splash of color

Artists and residents are painting their city a brighter face.
August 13, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

SOS team to the rescue, free of charge

Young volunteers have set up a special rescue unit to help anyone who finds themselves in a fix late at night in Saigon.
August 08, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7

The Indian woman defying body stereotypes through yoga

A plus-sized Indian woman is challenging body stereotypes and defying internet trolls with a series of yoga videos that are proving a hit on social media.
July 16, 2017 | 05:33 pm GMT+7

Tourists explain the magic of Vietnamese traffic

We asked tourists on the street about the way we move around, and their answers surprised us.
July 14, 2017 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away: studies

Coffee was truly the reason that many drinkers appeared to have longer lives.
July 11, 2017 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Saigonese flying kites...from a canoe

And we all thought it was difficult enough to get a kite to take off on land!
July 09, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions celebrate

Yoga events are being held across more than 100 countries this week to mark the third International Yoga Day.
June 21, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7