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.

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. 

Hanoi 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

Atrium gives depth and vastness to Saigon house

A 3-storied house in Saigon with a perforated brick facade is wrapped around a triple-level atrium.
November 08, 2019 | 09:16 pm GMT+7

Fat salaries keep foreigners in Vietnam despite dirty air

While Vietnam’s worsening pollution worries foreigners living here, economics and the fact they have put down roots mean most are not contemplating leaving.
November 08, 2019 | 02:00 pm 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

Saigon couple adopts 88 children, gives them a $4.3 million home

Bui Cong Hiep, a 62- year-old resident of District 9, and his wife have donated their VND100 billion ($4.3 million) house to 88 children they adopted and nurture them personally, every day.
November 07, 2019 | 08:27 pm GMT+7

Yellow brilliance as Hollywood star shines in Cong Tri outfit

British-American star Sienna Miller chose a marigold yellow gown designed by Cong Tri to attend the 2019 Hollywood Film Awards.
November 06, 2019 | 07:36 pm GMT+7

Dog thefts ravage countryside, provoke retaliatory violence

Dog thieves and dog owners have been locked in a murderous cycle of violence in recent years in Vietnam, especially in rural areas.
November 06, 2019 | 07:35 pm GMT+7

Saigon shelter helps sexually abused children deal with trauma

For 10 years now, a house in Saigon's District 9 has been a haven for sexually abused children.
November 06, 2019 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

Instead of picking holes, a Mekong Delta elder fills them

Rather than complain about the potholes in his alley, an old man decided he would repair them on his own.
November 05, 2019 | 12:40 pm 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

Cramped quarters in the Old Quarter: two live in 2.5 m2 home

In a dark alley in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, a 2.5 m2 area has been home to a father and son for 26 years.
November 01, 2019 | 08:23 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

Mekong Delta centenarians show a youthful zest for life

20 centenarians and many retirees older than 80 live healthy and active lives in Long Xuyen Town and a nearby commune in An Giang.
November 01, 2019 | 09:30 am GMT+7
  • These brave women clear landmines

    These brave women clear landmines

    The mine-clearing team of Mines Advisory Group, with 13 out of 14 members being women, has detected 300 landmines and bombs in Quang Tri, a major battlefield during the Vietnam War.
  • The crocodiles of Cat Tien national park

    The crocodiles of Cat Tien national park

    UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserve Bau Sau inside Cat Tien National Park in Dong Nai Province is home to 286 Siamese crocodiles.
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