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.”

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.

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

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
  • Tourism hopes for Hai Tac archipelago

    Tourism hopes for Hai Tac archipelago

    Hai Tac (Pirate) Archipelago is a famous tourist attraction in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, known for its crystal clear water and pristine landscapes.
  • Vietnam’s God Lake

    Vietnam’s God Lake

    Bung Binh Thien (God Lake) in An Giang Province, blessed with beautiful idyllic landscapes, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the Mekong Delta.
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