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Villagers refuse to play ball as authorities suspend festival game

Chaos broke out a Phu Tho spring festival after authorities suspended a popular ball hunting game, citing disorder.

On the outside looking in: A US American in Vietnam

An 'other' reflects on the ways in which he and many others feel they belong, why Vietnam is home.

Hanoi streets find different ways to make Tet glitter

Many downtown streets in Hanoi have been jazzed up for Tet celebrations and each has its particular attraction.
February 03, 2019 | 10:23 pm GMT+7

Tet feast as fast food: new service in Vietnamese cities

Vietnamese who are too busy to prepare family feasts for Tet can now rely on pros to do it.
February 03, 2019 | 07:43 pm GMT+7

Football victories show us what we’re missing as a society

We have more common causes than football victories; we need to identify those and build our social capital.
January 08, 2019 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Where the dead help the living

In northern Vietnam, old people risk their lives to pick up small notes drivers toss out on a highway to honor the dead.
December 24, 2018 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Anti-abortion campaign slammed as sexist, moralist in Vietnam

The tenor and content of an anti-abortion campaign launched by two men has been slammed as sexist, clueless and patriarchal.
December 14, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

When in Vietnam, drive as the Vietnamese do

An expat shares some philosophical reflections and practical tips on the free-for-all that is Vietnamese traffic. 
October 08, 2018 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sees high-speed train flying high

The trans-Vietnam high-speed rail is back on the agenda, with officials saying it can compete with aeroplanes for business.
September 16, 2018 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

The roads to school and what they teach Vietnamese children

Every step many Vietnamese students take to school tells them something about the society and country they live in.
September 13, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

HCMC considering downtown curb on motorbikes

Motorbikes may no longer be the most popular means of transport in HCMC if it approves a proposal from the transport ministry to limit their numbers.
August 24, 2018 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Laid back, diligent Mekong Delta

Vietnam's rice and fruit granary has a unique ambience, exuding a relaxed vibe even as people work very hard.
August 01, 2018 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Fast food and its invasion of Vietnam's culinary paradise

Nothing could be more different from fast food, the American way, than the traditional Vietnamese diet.
April 06, 2018 | 12:52 pm GMT+7

Get ready to laugh at Hanoi's first improv comedy class

Improv remains largely unknown in Vietnam, but a group in Hanoi is determined to change that.
April 03, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
 
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