Vietnamese students in Japan stretched to breaking point

Working long hours just to make ends meet, some Vietnamese students in Japan suffer depression and ponder suicide.

Hole-in-the-wall home to aged Saigon couple for 20 years

He is 92. She is 88. They’ve lived in a two sq.m, dingy space in Saigon for 20 years now.

Should dogs be in their hearts or freezers? Vietnamese are divided

Vietnamese authorities are discouraging the consumption of dog meat, but public opinion is sharply divided on this.
September 18, 2019 | 12:51 pm GMT+7

Teacher walks across Vietnam to spread environment message

Nguyen Thanh Tuan Anh returned to Saigon a few days ago after traversing the country on foot to propagate his message of environmental protection.
September 15, 2019 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Saigon urges residents to stop eating dog meat

The Food Safety Management Board of HCMC has urged people to stop consuming dog meat, citing severe health risks and appealing to sentiment.
September 15, 2019 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Ex-addicts team up to save lives of drug overdose victims

Tan suffered drug addiction for 20 plus years. Today, he leads a team of former addicts, saving the lives of those who overdose.
September 14, 2019 | 07:29 pm GMT+7

American soldier, Vietnamese girl find lost love after 50 years

“I am excited and nervous,” said Lan, 67 years young. She was about to meet someone she’d loved 50 years ago.
September 14, 2019 | 07:42 am GMT+7

Mass killings in Vietnam ‘a cancer of the soul’

Inequality, poverty and a cultural normalization of violence are major factors behind increasing incidence of mass killings in Vietnam, experts say.
September 09, 2019 | 07:43 pm GMT+7

Hanoi youth seeking death finds a reason to live

Nguyen Van Nho tried to kill himself many times, unable to bear fate’s cruelty. Today, he looks forward to nurturing a new life.
September 08, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

The charm of daily life in Hanoi

A photography exhibition themed on what makes Hanoi worth living in captures the aura that surrounds daily life in the capital city.
September 06, 2019 | 08:11 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam village spins a yarn

Handmade silk produced by Co Chat Village in Nam Dinh Province for centuries is famous for its quality and durability.
September 02, 2019 | 02:18 pm GMT+7

Until death do us part: Young man upturns wedding vow

Death could not part a young couple in southern Vietnam. The fiancé of a young woman married her at her funeral. 
August 28, 2019 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

Child marriage remains the norm in central mountains

Hoa is only 17 but has been married for three years, a fate that befalls hundreds of girls in Vietnam’s central mountainous region.
August 21, 2019 | 07:37 pm GMT+7

American jazz pianist to perform in HCMC

U.S. jazz pianist Myra Melford will perform in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday, August 24.
August 19, 2019 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

Woman becomes cop to help Vietnamese community in South Korea

Overweight and a foreigner, Nguyen Hong Minh has gone the extra mile to become a South Korean policewoman.
August 18, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7
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