Dogs are back on the table in Vietnam

The debate has been joined yet again. Should we or should we not consume dog meat?

Should self-organized 'knights' continue to fight crimes in HCMC?

Voluntary vigilantes in Vietnam’s largest city have been operating for years without official recognition.

Day of Happiness 2018: How happy is Vietnam?

Global reports offer differing views on just how happy the country is.
March 20, 2018 | 11:57 am GMT+7

Should Vietnam abandon custom of burning paper offerings?

The Lunar New Year is a time for excess fun, food and flowers, but also smoke and ash.
February 11, 2018 | 07:03 pm GMT+7

Swans removed from Hanoi’s central lake as deemed at odds with turtle legend

Despite public support, the new attraction did not last more than a day.
February 06, 2018 | 09:30 am GMT+7

American teacher in hot water for disrespecting Vietnam's late revered general

Daniel Hauer's offensive Facebook comment has received a public backlash and he now faces a fine of up to $4,400.
January 26, 2018 | 10:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam vs Uzbekistan in U23 Asian Cup final: Who do you think will win?

Vietnam is once again the underdog going into the big game, but the team has been defying expectations since day one.
January 25, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Are young, urban Vietnamese spending too much?

Vietnamese Generation Z grew up during an economic boom; does it justify their 'urge to splurge'?
December 16, 2017 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Should fortune telling in Vietnam become a thing of the past?

The murder of a baby allegedly prompted by a fortune teller's readings of the family's future has shocked the nation.
December 01, 2017 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Should Vietnam build a cable car system in its cave kingdom?

We invite readers to debate the pros and cons of a cable car project and mass tourism in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
November 24, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Are you Team Captain Sidewalk or Team New Task Force in Saigon's sidewalk battle?

Captain Sidewalk has garnered widespread support for his no nonsense cleanup campaign, but a city leader has called it 'inhumane'.
November 17, 2017 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Will the public use metro systems in Vietnam when they're ready to depart?

Is the planned public transport system attractive enough to prompt commuters to say goodbye to private vehicles?
November 14, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Should Vietnam abolish beauty pageants?

With a media storm swirling around an ongoing beauty pageant for being insensitive to flood victims, we ask what the point of these contests is.
November 07, 2017 | 06:40 pm GMT+7

Should Vietnam abolish the death penalty?

Vietnam is scrapping the death penalty for what it deems to be five serious crimes, but should the country abolish it altogether?
October 25, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Wrap up: Most readers vote to ban dog meat but pro-regulation arguments remain unchallenged

The readers have voted and commented. It's time to weigh up the main arguments.
October 21, 2017 | 08:46 pm GMT+7
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