Weekly roundup: American citizens left behind, Saigon slums, street art, and more

By VnExpress   December 3, 2016 | 09:28 am GMT+7
Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International editors.
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Left behind: America's ongoing policy indifference toward foreign-born citizens

'I'm very sad that America has left him behind.'

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Senior officials punished as Vietnam probes political rise of runaway bigwig

Party inspectors have been probing those who promoted Trinh Xuan Thanh even after massive losses at a state firm.

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Vietnam frees 14 foreigners ahead of Lunar New Year holiday

Nearly 4,200 prisoners will have got to go home by late January.

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Don't push the envelope: Vietnam prohibits Lunar New Year gifts for officials

Government officials are prohibited from offering and receiving Tet gifts.

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Vietnam to slap higher fines on public urination

People who urinate in public will be fined up to $133 next year.

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First look at 9 designs for Vietnam’s multibillion-dollar Long Thanh Airport

The designs for the international airport have been unveiled for the first time to poll public opinions.

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Traders gonna trade: The future of Vietnam without US-led trade pact

How will the presumed death of the TPP affect the Vietnamese economy?

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Life in Vietnam, in 5 minutes

A Swiss tourist captures beautiful images of daily life in the country.

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Hanoi spends $2 million on CNN ads to promote tourism, investment

The capital city will launch its advertising campaign over the next two years.

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On the hunt for Saigon's typographic treasures

If you pay close attention, you can find art everywhere in Ho Chi Minh City, starting with the orange vendors on the street.

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This is how life goes in Saigon slums

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The cheerful cowboy of Saigon

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Taste of the season

 
 
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