Close quarters: Vietnam's downtown dwellers cling to tiny plots

Many people in Saigon's micro-houses said they wouldn't swap their prime location for a few extra meters of space.

Third of girls in South Asia miss school during periods: report

In one district of eastern Nepal there was just one toilet for every 170 girls.

The hunt for spicy fish delicacy deep down Vietnam's hydropower dam

A kilo of the dry sharpbelly fish, made from five kilos of fresh fish, is sold for VND180,000 ...
08:00 am GMT+7

World Cup fever causes sleepless nights for Bangladesh flagmakers

Garment workers in Bangladesh still often face long hours, dangerous working environments and low ...
May 23, 2018 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

'Extremely free': Vietnamese traveler tells of bungee jump from New Zealand's historic bridge

Ngo Tran Hai An said the thrilling fall will give one feelings they've never had before.
May 23, 2018 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Vietnamese coffee takes revolutionary stand in the heart of Belfast

Two brothers bring a piece of Vietnamese coffee culture to their hometown and adapt it to the local ...
May 22, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Take a wild night out in Vietnam's Cat Tien National Park

Venture outside your comfort zone and take a closer look at nature.
May 22, 2018 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

In central Hanoi, foreign tourists turn train track into outdoor studio

It’s a front yard for locals and an attraction for tourists.
May 22, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese cruise ship suspended after Australian tourist reports 'horrific' service

A woman recalled rat droppings, broken toilet, and wood borers as part of the experience for her ...
May 22, 2018 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Vietnamese kids receive fire escape training to watch out for themselves

The course teaches young children quick response skills to run from fire danger on their own.
May 22, 2018 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Urban lens: Saigon is not just a noun, Saigon is a persona

The magic of the city is unveiled through its most spontaneous moments.
May 21, 2018 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

(Another) bizarre food in Vietnam: Behind the crunchy sound of cicadas

You call it bug eating, we call it a delicacy.
May 21, 2018 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

As Asians get rich and healthy, 'smart crops' replace rice on future menus

Urbanization, climate change and concerns about health and food supplies are pushing for ...
May 21, 2018 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

Everything is awesome at this Lego-shaped kindergarten in Saigon

The chief architect says he wants the building to inspire creativity not only in the kids but the ...
May 21, 2018 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

'Crystal cloud' installation draws crowds to Vietnam rice terrace

'This is very unique, I've never seen any outdoor exhibit like this.'
May 21, 2018 | 08:34 am GMT+7
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