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In pictures: #Vietnam this week

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

In pictures: the best of Vietnam this week

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

When people spend the night grilling snakehead fish for God of Wealth

In Saigon, on the Day of The God of Wealth, offerings to Him are not complete without this fish.
February 14, 2019 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Boy oh boy! Unseemly skirmish over a shredded mat

At the Duc But festival in Vinh Phuc Province, villagers push, pull and compete for mat pieces believed to help beget boys.
February 14, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Thousands flock to Hanoi pagoda to ward off bad luck

People lined up in long queues outside a famous pagoda in Hanoi to attend a ritual believed to help avoid bad luck.
February 13, 2019 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Mobile phone ads gain greater purchase during Tet in Vietnam

Vietnam recorded the fourth highest mobile in-app ad revenues (eCPM) in the Asia-Pacific region during Tet 2018.
February 12, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Wrestling for glory at Vietnam's 'Vat Cau' festival

Bare-chested men in brightly colored belts, tumbling from corner to corner as hundreds of excited spectators cheer them on.
February 11, 2019 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Travel in China grows over Lunar New Year holiday: report

People in China made 415 million domestic trips during the Lunar New Year holiday, an increase of 7.6 percent from the same period last year.
February 11, 2019 | 08:35 am GMT+7

For the year of the Pig, Vietnamese artists show their versions of the chubby animal

30 young artists from all over the country joined to kick off the New Year in colors.
February 08, 2019 | 08:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam village makes some extra dough during Lunar New Year

For decades milling rice has been a major vocation in Sa Dec, and the craft is now a tourist attraction.
February 08, 2019 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Get fortune scripted into your life at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

Tet calligraphy produced at the Temple of Literature is believed to bring luck and fortune, so Hanoians crowd the place.
February 07, 2019 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Top sacred places for spring pilgrimages in northern Vietnam

Yen Tu, Huong and Bai Dinh pagodas and Den Tran Temple are popular destinations for spring pilgrimages.
February 07, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

In pictures: the best of Tet

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos hashtagged #vietnam and #everydayvietnam.
February 07, 2019 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Stock consumption to mark Lunar New Year for Hanoi realty

Experts believe that mid-range apartment and flat land segments will lead the Hanoi market in the Year of the Pig.
February 06, 2019 | 08:21 pm GMT+7

Zodiac animals over the years at Saigon's flower street

Saigon’s Nguyen Hue Street transforms every New Year into a floral paradise and has giant images of the animal representing the year. 
February 06, 2019 | 04:35 pm GMT+7
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