At 160 years, a lesser-known church claims the mantle

Just across the river, the Thu Thiem Church has been standing quietly for 160 years, older than more famous peers.

Visit this plastic-free island off Hoi An coast

Cham Island is the first place in Vietnam to successfully control plastic waste.

When Vietnamese fish sauce is much more than fish

The secret to making a good high graded fish sauce comes with another marine creature hiding in sand.
February 07, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

The reason why banh chung is green

Here is why the Vietnam’s traditional Tet sticky rice cake is green.
February 04, 2019 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

How Vietnamese ward off wicked spirits in a new year

Vietnamese have a unique way of keeping evil spirits and bad luck away on Lunar New Year’s Eve.
January 31, 2019 | 06:38 pm GMT+7

Take a nostalgic visit to a craft village that makes piggy banks

Remember your childhood piggy bank? Here is how one starts life at a craft village in southern Vietnam.
January 28, 2019 | 05:48 pm GMT+7

In the Year of the Pig, golden pigs for prosperity

Golden pig statute kicks off Tet holiday decor market in 2019.
January 21, 2019 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Spring’s in Hanoi, time for peach blossom photo ops

You know spring’s coming to Hanoi when people flock to peach gardens to take photos with the pink blossoms.
January 17, 2019 | 09:01 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese artist creates mini dog sculptures for Lunar New Year

Chen Forng-Shean, who has been carving Chinese zodiac animals for 20 years, has created 1mm-long miniscule sculptures of dogs for the upcoming Year of the Dog.
February 14, 2018 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

#MeToo fashion show opens with angel wing models, pig-faced men

Survivors and victims of sexual misconduct share their stories from the runway.
February 10, 2018 | 12:38 pm GMT+7

In Da Nang's maze of alleys, a crispy feast of Vietnamese 'pizza'

Rice paper in its finest form, with mango salad and tamarind sauce along the way.
February 08, 2018 | 05:38 pm GMT+7

US ambassador makes his first Tet cake, wishes Vietnam a happy new year

'It was a lot harder than I thought it would be.'
February 06, 2018 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Kitchen God rush takes over central Vietnamese village ahead of Tet

This is the only village left in Hue that still makes the lucky clay statues. 
February 02, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Foreign football fans get behind Vietnam ahead of U23 Asian Cup final

With Vietnam set to face Uzbekistan in the final of the AFC U23 Championship today, let’s hear what our visitors have to say.
January 27, 2018 | 12:02 pm GMT+7

Dive into the Saigon market where colors stay vibrant overnight

The wholesale flower market opened in 1987 and is dubbed the ‘Little Da Lat.’
January 25, 2018 | 01:10 pm GMT+7
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