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Gen Z will abolish dog meat from our diet

Not long ago, a Facebook post featuring a bus banner that asked people to avoid dog meat attracted many comments supporting the move and many deriding the message.
May 23, 2022 | 06:23 pm PT

Human welfare depends on animal welfare

Suki had space around him, but he kept pacing back and forth in five steps – this was five years after being rescued from prolonged confinement in a small cage.
May 22, 2022 | 05:01 pm PT

Minh Thu

Letting 18-year-olds into casino 'is very wrong'

HCMC is asking for permission to let people from 18 years of age into casinos, but readers strongly opposed the idea.
READERS' VIEWS May 20, 2022 | 06:44 pm PT

Elon Musk is wrong about zero restraint free speech

Free speech with zero restraints is a self defeating chaos. At a time of rampant fake news and misinformation, the need of the hour is to weed them out, not allow them to fester.
May 19, 2022 | 05:13 pm PT

Nguyen Thi Hong Chi

Foreign tourists driving motorbikes in Vietnam: Renters' fault?

Readers blamed hotels for renting motorbikes to foreign tourists without checking their driving capability, but some said the tourists are responsible for their own risk.
READERS' VIEWS May 19, 2022 | 12:42 am PT

Vietnam should take a leaf out of Indonesia's public bus book

If Hanoi and HCMC could have effective Bus Rapid Transit systems with their separate lanes allowing smooth traffic, why would anyone want to use motorbikes?
READERS' VIEWS May 17, 2022 | 04:59 pm PT

Who is to blame when kids drown?

Schools often get all the opprobrium when children drown, but they are not the only ones responsible for their students' safety; parents are as well.
May 16, 2022 | 04:39 pm PT

Truong Chi Hung

No Covid test is good news, but is it good enough?

Readers hailed Vietnam's decision to scrap the Covid-19 testing requirement for foreign arrivals starting Sunday, but said there are still other troubles like insurance and visa.
READERS' VIEWS May 14, 2022 | 07:29 am PT

We need to be mindful parents

Losing a child is difficult to accept for any parent, but to lose a child through suicide is absolutely unbearable. Sadly, cases of child suicide are rising in Vietnam.
May 13, 2022 | 06:00 pm PT

Albert Tiong

Banning motorbikes is wishful thinking

What is the point of banning motorbikes when people are left with no other alternatives?
READERS' VIEWS May 12, 2022 | 05:04 pm PT

You may pay the moral consequences with sex services, but it's your choice

As the oldest profession known to man, prostitution should not be banned but not morally condoned either.
READERS' VIEWS May 11, 2022 | 01:39 am PT

I don't come to Vietnam this summer because of Covid test

Foreigners want Vietnam to scrap requirements for Covid test before arrival, insurance coverage, even mask wearing, and relax visa issuance.
READERS' VIEWS May 9, 2022 | 08:53 pm PT

We are what we eat, but we pay no attention

City folks are dealing with obesity and their rural counterparts with its opposite. Both are forms of malnourishment that do not receive sufficient attention.
May 9, 2022 | 04:27 pm PT

Quan The Dan

We should all care about the dangers of data collection

Back in 2008, Google claimed that they could outperform U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in predicting when and where flu outbreaks would peak.
May 5, 2022 | 05:09 pm PT

Dang Nguyen

Motorbikes are why public transport cannot flourish in Vietnam

Buses and trains can never be as convenient as a motorbike, and so as long as motorbikes remain widespread, public transport will never reach its true potential.
READERS' VIEWS May 4, 2022 | 07:34 pm PT
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