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Acid splashed, tendons slashed in attack on Canadian-Vietnamese man

Vietnamese police are hunting two people who assaulted a Canadian-Vietnamese couple with acid and knives earlier this month.

Thousands flock to Hanoi pagoda to ward off bad luck

People lined up in long queues outside a famous pagoda in Hanoi to attend a ritual believed to help avoid bad luck.

Mobile phone ads gain greater purchase during Tet in Vietnam

Vietnam recorded the fourth highest mobile in-app ad revenues (eCPM) in the Asia-Pacific region during Tet 2018.
February 12, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Blue chips send Vietnam stock market into the green

Blue chip stocks pushed the VN-Index to its highest since mid-December as trading resumed after a long Tet holiday.
February 11, 2019 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Wrestling for glory at Vietnam's 'Vat Cau' festival

Bare-chested men in brightly colored belts, tumbling from corner to corner as hundreds of excited spectators cheer them on.
February 11, 2019 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Welcome Tet with thousands of piggybanks at Dong Nai park

A 1,000 square meter area featuring 4,000 piggybanks in Dong Nai Province is attracting many families with kids during the Lunar New Year holiday.
February 10, 2019 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

Three dead, five injured in northern Vietnam road accident

Three people died and five others were critically injured after a bus hit a car in Thanh Hoa Province.
February 09, 2019 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Get fortune scripted into your life at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

Tet calligraphy produced at the Temple of Literature is believed to bring luck and fortune, so Hanoians crowd the place.
February 07, 2019 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Netizens fail to enjoy Vietnamese family's expressway Tet meal

Footage of a family having a Tet meal on an expressway shoulder was generally condemned as risky behavior.
February 07, 2019 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Zodiac animals over the years at Saigon's flower street

Saigon’s Nguyen Hue Street transforms every New Year into a floral paradise and has giant images of the animal representing the year. 
February 06, 2019 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

More than 130 arrested in central Vietnam for lighting firecrackers

Police in Ha Tinh Province caught many people red-handed on Lunar New Year's Eve in the illegal act of setting off firecrackers.
February 06, 2019 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

On the first day of Tet, people throng pagodas

An auspicious air pervaded Hanoi and Saigon as the devout flocked to pagodas on the first day of Tet.
February 05, 2019 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Deserted Hanoi, Saigon become oases of peace and quiet

Where's everyone? National holiday waves a magic wand in Hanoi and Saigon, allowing a beautiful peace to reign supreme.
February 05, 2019 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

Lion dance groups get roaring in Saigon’s Chinatown

​Dozens of lion dance troupes generate an electric Tet atmosphere at the Thien Hau Pagoda in District 5.
February 05, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Villagers grow coriander to purify soul and body for New Year

People, especially in northern Vietnam, believe that a bath using coriander leaves removes misfortunates of the past.
February 05, 2019 | 11:43 am GMT+7
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