Weekly roundup: Vietnam's tourism identity, fashion crime, sex festival and more

By VnExpress   February 11, 2017 | 10:23 am GMT+7
Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.
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The tourists have spoken: They love a simple, beautiful Vietnam

Struggling with the question of what to offer international tourists, perhaps Vietnam should consider listening to a few.

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Hanoi’s plan to publicly shame people with skimpy clothes attracts criticism

Experts say it's never a good idea to infringe on personal choices.

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Vietnam formally legalizes sports betting

Starting late March Vietnamese can bet on horse and greyhound races as well as a number of soccer matches.

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Vietnam on track to become 20th biggest economy in 2050

The country is expected to have the world’s greatest improvement in the coming decades.

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Ho Chi Minh City wants to wow tourists with light festival

Colorful light shows would cast a new look over iconic buildings and streets.

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Vietnam unveils ambitious plan to expand Saigon airport

Tan Son Nhat is operating above capacity and its facilities need to be upgraded as soon as possible, officials say.

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In Vietnam, debating Tet could be pointless as the holiday is being lost anyway

While the Tet debate goes on, the festival seems to be quietly disappearing on its own.

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This spring festival in Vietnam is all about sex

The traditional fest celebrates procreation as locals pray for bumper crops.

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Hanoi Bang Bang VII: Pho Fundamentals

In which we learn it's far more satisfying to eat noodles than to think about them.

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#Wanderlust: 10 places to drop by when you’re in Hoi An

Grab a bike or a boat to venture outside Hoi An and you could come back disputing its title as Vietnam’s most beautiful place.

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Getting lost and found in Phu Yen

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