Hanoians struggle for drinking water after river contaminated with oil

As Hanoi struggles with polluted tap water, people are staying up at night for tanker trucks’ arrival and hoarding bottled water.

Young entrepreneurs take a step towards making coffee shoes in Vietnam

Rens, a startup by a Vietnamese duo in Finland making the world’s first shoes from coffee grounds, wants to shift to Vietnam soon.

Vietnamese damsels catch the eye with Big 4 fashion statements

Showing up at the four major international fashion weeks, five Vietnamese beauties and fashionistas impressed with eye-catching chic.
October 16, 2019 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Middle class loosens purse strings for healthy stuff

Vietnamese middle class households are willing to pay more for safer food and healthier living environments.
October 16, 2019 | 08:44 am GMT+7

Vietnamese netizens unimpressed with foreign ao dai ‘innovations’

The recent furor among Vietnamese netizens over a Grammy-winning singer’s use of ao dai sans its trousers has several precedents.
October 15, 2019 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Vietnamese murder flick to release in Southeast Asia

"Kumanthong", the Vietnamese movie involving a series of murders, will be released in Malaysia, Cambodia and three other Southeast Asian countries.
October 14, 2019 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

"Abominable" with controversial nine-dash line removed from Vietnamese cinemas

Vietnamese cinemas have stopped screening animation movie "Abominable" after viewers spotted China’s nine-dash line that violates Vietnam’s waters sovereignty.
October 14, 2019 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese artist makes copper wire bonsai trees

Huynh Chi Cuong, an An Giang Province resident, has made nearly 1,000 bonsai trees from copper wires that represent many different creative forms.
October 13, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese movie shares top prize at Busan International Film Festival

Vietnam's "Rom" and an Iraq-Qatar co-production "Haifa Street" shared the top prize in the New Currents category at the Busan International Film Festival.
October 12, 2019 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Use abandoned aircraft to give seniors an experience: nursing center

A Hanoi nursing center has suggested that an abandoned aircraft be used to allow seniors experience what it's like being on a plane.
October 12, 2019 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Hanoi Train Street café owners look for other means of livelihood

The owners of two dozen cafés on Hanoi Train Street will probably be forced to return to their old jobs following their imminent closure.
October 11, 2019 | 08:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's literary classic captures European imagination

Two recent European adaptations of Nguyen Du’s epic poem, "The Tale of Kieu", reaffirm the timeless appeal and allure of Vietnam’s literary masterpiece.
October 11, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Hip-hop queen to represent Vietnam at MTV Europe awards

Vietnamese hip-hop queen Suboi has been invited to attend the MTV European Music Awards, a prestigious event held this November in Spain.
October 10, 2019 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Saigon couple move in and move on – in a bus

The silence and darkness at the Saigon Bus Terminal is broken as a bus engine starts and its lights come on.
October 09, 2019 | 07:45 pm GMT+7

Hanoi exhibition showcases work of Vietnamese modern art icon

“Bui Xuan Phai and Hanoi,” an exhibition held October 10 to 25, showcases more than 100 works by a pioneer of modern Vietnamese painting.
October 09, 2019 | 01:19 pm GMT+7
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