Vietnamese action flick to hit US cinemas
"Lat Mat 5: 48h" (Face-off: 48h) will be screened in 22 cinemas across California and Texas starting June 18.
Willy-nilly, water lily: hamlet that went on a twinning spree
Phuoc Khanh Hamlet has the highly unusual distinction of being home to 17 pairs of twins born on a 700m road stretch. A prime suspect: the water lily.
South Korean Culture Center kicks off Covid-19 design contest in Vietnam
The South Korean Cultural Center and the Korea Creative Content Agency have jointly launched a Covid-19 design contest for Vietnamese citizens.
Celebs’ pics, videos abused to endorse products
Photos and videos of many celebrities are being used by businesses to endorse products and services without their knowledge, but the culprits seem difficult to catch.
Two Vietnamese movies entered in Locarno film festival
Two Vietnamese movies will compete in the 2021 Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland in August 4-14.
National cultural heritage photo contest opens to locals, foreigners
Vietnamese citizens and expatriates over the age of 18 can both take part in the 2021 National Cultural Heritage Photo Contest held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Celebs adopt chic white summer style
Many Vietnamese stars are staying cool and stylish during a summer of social distancing wreathed in white.
Celebs support Covid battle
A myriad of Vietnamese celebrities have showcased screenshots of their bank transfers to the newly set up Covid-19 vaccine fund and called on fans for support.
Vietnamese culture characterized as ‘all for the common good’
Often faulted for its lack of intellectual depth, Vietnamese culture is nevertheless filled with practical minds who think for social good, a conference has heard.
Hanoi students seek blessings before a testing time
Even with the places of worship closed, legions of Hanoi parents and students prayed for luck in the high school exams with folded hands.
Vietnamese women in China fear cost of raising more than one child
Vietnamese women living in China do not plan to oblige the government, which wants families to have three children, saying having more than one is unaffordable.
Stranded Vietnamese face the brunt of resurgent Covid in Malaysia
Vietnamese workers in Malaysia are in limbo as Covid-19 returns, earning little and without hope that a repatriation flight will take them home soon.
Restaurant offers 200 free meals to unemployed Vietnamese in Singapore
Xin Chao Restaurant has organized donations and offered 200 free meals to Vietnamese employees in Singapore who have lost their jobs due to Covid-19.
Vietnamese, foreign musicians throw virtual Covid-19 relief concert
Local and foreign classical performers will stage a virtual concert, SiaM Vol. 8: Il Barroco, to help raise funds for the "Be Strong Vietnam" Covid-19 campaign.
Tiger Beer to offer Vietnamese football fans biggest-ever promotion
The "Open Tiger cans to win golden balls" promotion campaign will offer millions of prizes worth millions of dollars.
Celebs opt for knitwear to beat scorching summer heat
Clingy knitted garments are becoming popular among Vietnamese celebrities, who like to show a bit of skin without being too risqué.
Man’s best friend makes market vendor a rich man
After two failed business ventures, Hoang Van Tien finally found success after turning his family’s 4,000-square-meter pepper field in Dak Lak Province into a dog breeding farm.
Saigon couple stages online Covid-19 wedding
Nothing was going to stop a Saigon couple from tying the knot as they switched from a traditional ceremony with guests to a virtual celebration.
Expats join locals in Covid battle
Foreigners are donating money and essential items like food and masks to people who have lost livelihoods to the Covid-19 pandemic, showing their solidarity with their adopted country.
German exhibition highlights Vietnamese literary classic
Artworks inspired by Nguyen Du’s epic poem "Truyen Kieu" are showcased at the "Das Madchen K" (A Girl Named Kieu) exhibition in Germany.
As pandemic rages, a 12-year-old grows into an adult overnight
Twelve-year-old Phuong Nhung has learnt to take care of her 5-year-old brother and the family’s dogs and chicken after their parents began working at a Covid-19 field hospital.
Vietnamese movies take baby steps into international market
Vietnamese movies are increasingly watched in other countries, but winning hearts and minds globally is no easy task, and the trick lies in finding better scripts.
Man donates sanitary pads to quarantined women, medics in Covid-19 hotspot
Nguyen Nhat Linh has donated more than 13,000 sanitary pads to quarantined women and frontline medical workers in Bac Giang Province.
Fashion industry catches new Covid wave
While some models have operated online classes, fashion designers have introduced their new outfits on the internet, yearning to overcome the fourth Covid-19 wave.
Covid puts performing artists out of work
With Covid-19 putting paid to entertainment activities, artists have virtually no work and are forced to grab whatever opportunities that come their way or even give up their career.
Medical teachers, students deploy humor, positivity in Covid-19 hotspot
Medical teachers and students in Covid-19 hotspot Bac Giang are using gently humorous and positive messages on their protective suits to encourage and motivate each other.
Vietnamese artists in US thrilled to perform after year-long Covid wait
Getting vaccinated, Vietnamese artists in the U.S. are happy to perform for fans and meet colleagues after a year-long pandemic halt.
Ice bags and water offer health workers respite from sizzling heat
Exposed to the scorching sun, health workers in Covid-19 epicenter Bac Giang have turned to ice bags and water to survive the northern heat wave.
Dog-tired health workers spare no effort in intensified Covid-19 fight
In Bac Giang, epicenter of Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 wave, volunteers are putting their physical and mental health on the line against the fast spreading novel coronavirus.
Saigonese rattled as coronavirus returns with vengeance
Worried about the rapidly spreading coronavirus and possible lockdowns of neighborhoods, Saigonese have embraced social distancing and hope the outbreak will end soon.