An austere house near Saigon recalls villages in northern Vietnam

Having pure cement floors and brick walls without cement paste, a house recalls the brick houses style of the ancient Vietnam’s village.

A balancing act allows talented autistic boy ‘to settle down’

At seven, an autistic boy screamed and broke things. Two years later, he broke a national juggling record.

Modern constructions enhance Vietnam’s natural appeal

Several modern constructions have added to Vietnam’s long list of attractions, winning ...
November 15, 2018 | 10:20 am GMT+7

The oldest communal house is much older than Saigon

The Thong Tay Hoi Communal House, first built in 1679, predates Saigon by more than two centuries.
November 14, 2018 | 09:42 pm GMT+7

Crippled youth goes the extra mile to help an old man

Finding an old man wallowing in his own filth, a young man with an amputated leg stepped in to help.
November 14, 2018 | 11:34 am GMT+7

Vietnam highland towns get ‘real’ getaway recommendations

Contrasting major Southeast Asian destinations with relatively lesser traveled ones, a leading ...
November 14, 2018 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Nature-friendly Vietnamese community uses one coffin for 100 plus years

For more than a century, every deceased resident of Long Son Island has been buried in the same ...
November 13, 2018 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

We are not gold diggers - Vietnamese wife in Taiwan breaks stereotypes

A young woman is showing up popular perception of Vietnamese wives in Taiwan for what it is: ...
November 13, 2018 | 11:48 am GMT+7

Transformers: Two Vietnamese brothers turn old car into a ‘Lamborghini’

Two brothers have turned a 1998 Daewoo Cielo into a ‘Lamborghini’ to make the elder one’s wedding ...
November 13, 2018 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Killed in action, a Vietnamese soldier comes back alive

A Vietnamese soldier whose death certificate was issued in 1979 has just returned to his family ...
November 12, 2018 | 08:38 pm GMT+7

A Hanoi Old Quarter street that has stayed true to its name

Few of the Old Quarter guild streets have held on their traditional craft. Hang Thiec is one of ...
November 12, 2018 | 05:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam cultural heritage exhibition to celebrate diversity

A three-day exhibition in Hanoi will celebrate the diversity of the nation’s internationally ...
November 12, 2018 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

Vandals destroy relics, national treasures in Hue

Many relics in the ancient capital of Hue have been defaced by vandals using sharp stones, bricks ...
November 12, 2018 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Saigon man keeps tabs on old receipts and other papers

What’s in an old receipt? History and memory, says avid Saigonese collector who’s rejected high ...
November 11, 2018 | 09:06 pm GMT+7

Office worker by day, cosplay queen by festival

At work, Wao might look like any office woman. But when the time comes, she transforms herself into ...
November 11, 2018 | 08:11 pm GMT+7
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