Da Nang house of wind that began with a love story
A couple in central Da Nang City built their wind-inspired nest after 10 years of separation.
Nghe An house intertwines with lush gardens
A traditional tube house in central Nghe An Province is constructed with intertwined gardens and an outdoor staircase embracing an old avocado tree.
Vietnamese TikToker goes viral by staring at camera
While people do all sorts of things for a moment of fame online, a Vietnamese man gets millions of views on TikTok by just staring at the camera.
Vietnamese men remain mired in macho norms
Vietnamese men remain patriarchal, smoke and drink a lot, and feel pressured in life, a study by the Institute for Social Development Studies in Hanoi has found.
Milk of human kindness overflows in flood-ravaged Hue
Hue, which has been hit by raging floods, is finding out that when the going gets tough, the kind get going.
Vietnamese content creators invited to YouTube FanFest
Fourteen Vietnamese content creators have been selected to take part in the annual YouTube FanFest this weekend.
Unhealthy video contents flood Vietnamese netizens
Many Vietnamese YouTubers are throwing morality and decency to the wind in their quest to profit from increased viewership.
Accidental heart-shaped home harbors its own love story
A couple in central Vietnam did not expect their island home to have a heart-shaped fence or that it would become famous.
The public servant who turned Samaritan
A Ho Chi Minh City leader who once ran a crusade to clear sidewalks now drives an ambulance for poor people.
Vietnamese singer to perform at Asia Song Festival
Vietnam’s Trong Hieu will take part in the 2020 Asia Song Festival, which will also feature a number of other famous artists, starting on October 10.
Two Vietnamese artists in the running for international music awards
Vietnamese singer Jack and rapper Binz have been nominated for this year’s MTV European Music Awards and Asian Television Awards.
Architects extend Ba Ria-Vung Tau house over street to add space
A renovated house in Ba Ria-Vung Tau uses blocks jutting in and out to create more indoor space and added greenery.
Vietnamese couple make a home on a homemade island
For 10 years, they carried mud to a midstream mudflats and planted trees to hold it together. The self-made island’s been home for 25 years.
War and peace in Hanoi - a German lensman’s perspective
From babies born in bunkers to daily scenes of a peaceful life, Thomas Billhardt captures a time of poignant contrasts in Hanoi.
Young filmmakers put Vietnam on world map, but lack backing
Several young Vietnamese filmmakers have earned international acclaim, but they’ve done so with sparse support and could do with more of it.
Vietnam goes out of the world in choice drone shots
A series of aerial photos taken in Vietnam by local and foreign photographers are among top selected entries at the Drone Photo Awards 2020.
When pastoral life beckoned
Tam An quit her job in Hanoi, packed everything and headed up north to the mountain town of Sapa to live in a village.
Amid pet cafes’ struggles to remain popular, Covid proves last straw
Pet cafes are going out of style with some were closed and others are trying to keep their patrons’ hearts by their ‘furry workers’ amid several challenges.
Paraplegic Saigonese provides delivery with a smile
With both his legs paralyzed since childhood, Nguyen Duy Long, 65, has survived working as a delivery man for the past six years.
Notes of nostalgia: Old photos of Hanoi go on exhibition
A total 130 photos of Hanoi from 1967 to 1975, taken by German lensman Thomas Billhardt, are showcased at a capital exhibition starting this weekend.
Cat rescuer opens cafe for convalescent felines
Quitting university four years ago, Binh has done many jobs to save enough money for his cat cafe, a rescue center for injured felines
House of tole hides cozy innards
A house covered in white corrugated tole hides a warm interior complete with wooden furniture and greenery.
US envoy makes Mid-Autumn festival tribute to bilateral relations
US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink makes traditional mooncakes combining Vietnamese and American ingredients to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival and the silver jubilee of US-Vietnam relations.
Boy transcends gender stigma, unlocks inner femininity
Hoping to become a woman, An has injected hormones since age 17 and had two surgeries despite family opposition.
Saigonese rehabilitates paralyzed dogs, cats
After six years spent caring for paralyzed dogs and cats, Ngoc is most happy when seeing her ‘children’ move on to new homes.
Jennifer Lopez opts for Cong Tri robe in latest music video
American singer Jennifer Lopez wears a robe designed by Cong Tri in her latest music video for her songs "Pa Ti" and "Lonely" released last weekend.
Google honors Vietnamese opera, cai luong, on homepage
The Google homepage features a modern South Vietnamese folk opera illustration on Monday to commemorate Vietnam Stage Day.
Fashion collection features swallow patterns for luck, quality fabrics
Designers Vu Ngoc and Son have put swallows and clouds to symbolize luck on high-quality fabrics for their new collection.
Vietnamese literary classic depicted on French postage stamp
Painting inspired by Nguyen Du’s epic poem, "The Tale of Kieu", has been included on French postage stamps as part of a commemorative exhibit in Paris.
For Covid-19 patients, online harassment is almost as bad as the disease
Covid-19 patients face bitter criticism and vicious rumors online once their travel history is made public for contact tracing.