Where the mighty stand together

A visit to a statue factory, where different replicas stand side by side each other, offers a glimpse into Vietnam’s diversely religious life. 

Artisans add the magic touch as Saigon gears up for full moon party

This 50-year-old craft village is scrambling to finish the multicolored lanterns that will light up the festival.

'Saturday Night Live' wins big as Trump jokes dominate Emmys

Host Colbert calls Trump biggest TV star of the year.
September 18, 2017 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Vietnamese-born German artist questions blurred lines between fact and fiction

Sung Tieu's first solo exhibition in Hanoi seeks to explore the connection between constructed ...
September 17, 2017 | 07:31 pm GMT+7

Award-winning Singapore cartoonist challenges history

The story questions the official narrative hammered into citizens of the tightly-controlled ...
September 17, 2017 | 01:12 pm GMT+7

Photographer bares all with Vietnam’s first nude exhibition

'It opens doors to an area that authorities have been indecisive about.'
September 15, 2017 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Vietnam nominates tear-jerker to vie for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars

The story of a terminally ill boy and his father has already touched international critics.
September 14, 2017 | 05:54 pm GMT+7

UNESCO Vietnam snaps back after culture ministry dismiss titles as ‘illegal’

The ministry claims that in some cases, money is being exchanged for cultural recognition.
September 12, 2017 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Back to the future: Saigon’s landmarks a century ago

The southern metropolis has a story to tell you about its past.
September 09, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese official clutches at East vs. West argument to justify ban on jeans in public offices

The official behind the ban says jeans are for cowboys, not civil servants.
September 08, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

How the month of the walking dead is celebrated in Saigon

Showering money and food on poor people are popular ways to pay tribute to the wandering souls, ...
September 06, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Vietnamese city says no to jeans in public offices

The official behind the ban in Can Tho says his idea had received zero opposition.
September 05, 2017 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

For Chinese millennials, despondency has a brand name

'I wanted to fight for socialism today but the weather is so freaking cold that I'm only able to ...
September 05, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Sex abuse laid bare by Australian artist in Vietnam

'It’s horrible when it’s not your fault, and you feel like you have to hide it.'
September 03, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

'A Nasty Boy' tests Nigeria's masculinity

Make no mistake -- Nigeria's 'A Nasty Boy' is not a gay online magazine.
September 01, 2017 | 11:48 am GMT+7
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