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.

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.  

Love dwarfs obstacles as Vietnamese couple stand tall

Overcoming a myriad of troubles that come with being dwarfs, Hung and My have found each other and stayed strong.
November 19, 2019 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

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.”
November 17, 2019 | 07:45 pm GMT+7

Paws for thought: cat meat still top of the menu

Despite authorities trying to dissuade people from eating cat meat, many Vietnamese are not persuaded.
November 17, 2019 | 07:29 pm GMT+7

A-listers’ endorsement means Cong Tri rises in fashion pecking order

After Vietnamese designer Cong Tri’s participation in the New York Fashion Week, some celebrities have chosen to wear his clothes.
November 17, 2019 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Three-member Hanoi family calls 4 sq.m room home

A Hanoi couple and their teenage daughter live in a tiny room without a bathroom, and the woman is now expecting a second child.
November 16, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Life of a woman with no birth certificate till age 82

Chau Ngoc Nu, 82, of Saigon has never had a birth certificate and thus no health insurance or healthcare.
November 16, 2019 | 01:43 pm GMT+7

Businessman donates $4.3 million asset to 88 children

Ten years ago, a very poor young woman gave away her child to an aunt. The aunt could not afford a child either.
November 16, 2019 | 01:27 pm GMT+7

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

91-year-old man has grown his hair for over 70 years

Nguyen Van Chien, a Tien Giang Province resident, has not cut his hair for 70 years, and it is five meters long now.
November 15, 2019 | 04:23 pm 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

Human kindness keeps Saigon milk bank overflowing

Do Phuong Quyen, 37, has donated 172 liters of breast milk so far to the milk bank of Saigon-based Tu Du hospital.
November 14, 2019 | 06:00 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

Virtual reality: Sex, gender and the bane of cyber bullying

She was 15 when she decided to end her life. She had been fighting with her 22-year-old boyfriend and trying to break up with him.
November 13, 2019 | 02:06 pm GMT+7
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