Are young, urban Vietnamese spending too much?

Vietnamese Generation Z grew up during an economic boom; does it justify their 'urge to splurge'?

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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

Should Vietnam ban dog meat?

Dog meat is a well known Vietnamese delicacy, but now dogs are increasingly seen as pets, things ...
October 16, 2017 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Is it right to channel youthful energy into consumerism?

The recent hype around 'expensive' bubble tea is just part of a consumerist wave that's been rising ...
October 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Wrap up: Is the foreigner-local salary disparity in Vietnam fair?

The key question remains, does foreigner bias exist, and if so, does it limit Vietnamese career ...
September 30, 2017 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Is the foreigner-local salary disparity in Vietnam fair?

Some say it’s simple economics, but whether that makes it right is another question.
September 26, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

Wrap up: Is US university education worth all the investment?

The readers have spoken. It's time for a wrap up and... more debate.
September 24, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Is US university education worth all the investment?

There are more Vietnamese students studying in the U.S. than Canadians, but given the costs, is it ...
September 18, 2017 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

Should Vietnam open red light districts?

A red light district on tourist-haven Phu Quoc? Let the debate begin. 
September 13, 2017 | 03:25 pm GMT+7