Vietnamese pop music’s exuberant take on LGBT

A slew of musical videos featuring LGBT characters have been released and become YouTube sensations in 2019.  

South Korean audience cheers as Vietnam pop star performs new hit

25,000 South Korean fans cheered as Vietnamese pop star Noo Phuoc Thinh performed his latest MV hit, “I’m Still Loving You.”

Comedy flick to premiere in Japan

Vietnamese movie "Hon Papa, Da Con Gai" (Daddy Issues) will be released in cinemas across Tokyo and Osaka on November 17.
November 16, 2019 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Hanoi photo exhibition captures ‘another’ city

An ongoing exhibition of photographs titled “Another city – Public, Private, Secret,” tries to capture the contradictions of a city with a long history.
November 15, 2019 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

Nude art explores identity of Vietnamese women

In the nude, they are anxious, pensive, happy, vulnerable, strong and beautiful. Pham Luc’s paintings capture different facets of the Vietnamese woman’s identity.  
November 13, 2019 | 07:55 pm GMT+7

Hot scenes push Vietnamese romance off HBO screens

Phan Dang Di’s “He Serves Fish, She Eats Flower” could not premiere on HBO as scheduled because of some uncut footage.
November 12, 2019 | 09:35 am GMT+7

HCMC exhibition displays over 100 ancient Buddha statues

Over 100 Buddha statues collected by Ngo Thi Thuong over 30 years from Vietnam, Japan, China, South Korea and Myanmar are on display in HCMC. 
November 11, 2019 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

Exhibition showcases contemporary artworks by Asian artists

The “Fine Artworks of Representative Asian Artists 2019,” exhibition will remain open until November 25 in Hanoi.
November 09, 2019 | 11:32 am GMT+7

Jackie Chan not welcome in Vietnam, say angry netizens

Actor Jackie Chan's planned visit to Vietnam has been cancelled following a public opposition related to China’s fraudulent 9-dash East Sea line.
November 08, 2019 | 11:31 am GMT+7

Action flick Furie screened in South Korea

Vietnamese blockbuster "Hai Phuong" (Furie) was introduced at a South Korean film festival showing films from Southeast Asia.
November 02, 2019 | 12:47 pm GMT+7

Caprice, opaqueness mark Vietnam movie censorship

Vietnamese producers often struggle to release their movies due to the arbitrary and capricious nature of the National Film Evaluation Council.
November 01, 2019 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

8 independent Vietnamese films entered in Singapore film festival

Five Vietnamese films will compete at next month’s Singapore International Film Festival, while three others will be screened at the event.
October 28, 2019 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Sketching artists inspire love for Hanoi

A growing group of Hanoi lovers are taking to the streets and sketching images of the changing city for posterity.  
October 24, 2019 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese actor wins Asian Academy award

Song Luan was awarded the best actor in a leading role for "Descendants of the Sun Vietnam" at the Asian Academy Creative Awards.
October 21, 2019 | 02:54 pm GMT+7

Saigon hosts first ever exhibition of nudes on stones

A selection of nude-art photos by Thai Phien, printed on stone, will go on display in a Saigon exhibition next week.
October 19, 2019 | 07:45 pm GMT+7
  • Can Tho man spoon-feeds fish

    Can Tho man spoon-feeds fish

    Instead of eating the pellets in the water, the nearly 100 fish raised by Nguyen Ngoc Chien in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho pop their heads out and are spoon-fed.
  • Durian pastry: an explosive dessert

    Durian pastry: an explosive dessert

    If you are a fan of durian, this pastry is an explosion of flavors that will have you longing for more.
 
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