6 Vietnamese dishes that owe fish sauce a flavor

It’s the classic Robin to Batman of local food; fish sauce has long been the unsung hero.

Hanoi to simplify spring festivals to end chaos, violence

Organizers say the holy rituals should not turn into a brutal battle for luck tokens.

Melting pot: Hanoi smithies transform discarded cans into cookware

90 minutes is all it takes for this couple to melt down scrap metal collected by poor farmers and ...
January 16, 2018 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Lost in a dream: Thick fog blankets Hanoi in mystical haze

It can be a nuisance for commuters, but the fog provides rare beautiful moments for tourists.
January 16, 2018 | 01:53 pm GMT+7

The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46

The frontwoman of iconic Irish rock band the Cranberries passed away, cause unknown. 
January 16, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

From scorpions to skinks: HCMC Food Fest chefs up the weird and wonderful

If in doubt, eat anything that moves.
January 16, 2018 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Vietnam's first university goes multilingual to cater for foreign visitors

Audio guides in eight languages are now available to take guests through this bastion of learning.
January 15, 2018 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

An architectural gem hidden in the heart of Saigon

The house was built for one of the richest men in the city nearly a century ago.
January 15, 2018 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano

Mayon, a near-perfect cone that draws thousands of tourists, is also considered the Philippines' ...
January 15, 2018 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Famed fashion photographer Mario Testino accused of sexual harassment

Mario Testino joined Terry Richardson and Bruce Weber on Vogue's blacklist. 
January 14, 2018 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Saigon noodle soup with a tasty tentacle twist

Chewy noodles with firm calamari make the perfect partners at this hole-in-the-wall eatery.
January 14, 2018 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Dip your beak at this Saigon duck noodle restaurant that opens for just an hour a day

Duck meat lovers have been in a flap about this alley eatery for decades.
January 13, 2018 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam named in top 15 most Instagrammed global cruise destinations

The world famous Ha Long Bay is also among the most mentioned on the photo sharing network, ...
January 13, 2018 | 10:17 am GMT+7

The best of Vietnam this week

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos hashtagged #vietnam and #everydayvietnam. 
January 12, 2018 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Five women accuse James Franco of sexual misconduct: report

Four out of five women were students working with the Hollywood actor, which casts doubts on the ...
January 12, 2018 | 09:16 am GMT+7