China's ban on scrap imports has left the “developed” world scrambling for solutions and Vietnam facing the prospect of becoming a trash basket.
Many Vietnamese students are finding that their foreign degrees do not give them an automatic head start back home.
If foreigners do not plan to retire in Vietnam, does the policy of making social insurance compulsory for them make sense?
Half of surveyed Vietnamese teenagers said they've had sex, but adults don't seem ready to have THE talk with their kids.
Opinion is not divided on the desirability of learning English, but making it an official language is easier said than done.
An intensive curriculum and high expectations are robbing teenagers of their youth, and sometimes their lives.
Breast cancer survivors, patients and relatives of those who have died are taking the fight forward by sharing powerful stories.
A number of foreign naval ships have visited Vietnam recently, and analysts say the nation is keen to promote defense diplomacy.
In the era of ultra modern coffee-making machines, there are still some people religiously engaging in an ‘ancient’ coffee ritual.
A popular cultural entertainment event presented by LGBT people mocks social evils often, but it is not officially recognized.
Hat boi, a Vietnamese operatic art form, is kept alive by poor artists afraid it will die with them.
Get inspired by daring Vietnamese women, reflect on war and peace, mingle with the crowds and experience some tranquility as VnExpress International takes a double-decker tour.
For a stomach-warming experience, take half a day to enjoy a sampling of surprising Hai Phong delicacies.
The Quy Hoa Leprosy Village was once a place of exile. It still shelters residents from long-standing social stigma.
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