I defended my cheating boss, my wife filed for divorce

My wife and I have been married for two years. We’re financially stable and are generally happy together.

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Matchmakers on their secrets and stories from work

Despite family objections, Duong Thi Tuyet Nhung decided to quit her accountant job to become a professional matchmaker earlier this year.

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American gets his hands dirty to keep Hanoi clean

When James Joseph Kendall and his wife first arrived in Vietnam nine years ago, they were shocked to see female garbage collectors hauling garbage bins “twice their height.”

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World Cup a boon for Vietnamese in Qatar

The goose hangs high for Vietnamese living in Qatar as the World Cup provides money-making opportunities, discounted prices and fewer working hours.

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Motorbike lady cruises Hanoi with 13 poodles

Seventy-one-year-old hairdresser Nguyen Thi Kim Quy is happy laving love and care on 13 poodles she drives around Hanoi on her motorbike.

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Age-old Cham pottery tradition vanishing without support: UNESCO

UNESCO has placed the art of Vietnamese Cham pottery on its list of endangered cultural heritages in need of emergency help.

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Vietnamese students, engineers in US gutted by mass tech layoffs

It was a week since he got an unexpected termination email from Meta in early November, but Minh Pham was still reeling from its effect.

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Vietnamese students, engineers in U.S. gutted by mass tech layoffs

It was a week since he got an unexpected termination email from Meta in early November, but Minh Pham was still reeling from its effect.

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Vietnamese entry wins top prize at French film festival

Vietnamese feature film "Tro tan Ruc Ro" (Glorious Ashes) picked up the "Golden Balloon" award at the 44th Festival des 3 Continents, also known as the Three Continents Film Festival.

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Lacquer painting fetches over $400,000 at French auction

‘La famille de bergers’, a lacquer work of famous painter Nguyen Khang was sold for 390,000 euros ($404,000) by auction house Aguttes in France.

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Boycotted TikToker fined $302 for mocking the poor

A TikToker who was widely boycotted after posting videos of himself publicly humiliating people while serving them meals was fined VND7.5 million ($302.91).

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TikToker banned for mocking the poor

A boycott by Vietnamese netizens has prompted TikTok to ban a user for posting videos of himself publicly humiliating people while serving them free charity meals.

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Singer hit extra hard by boycott over extramarital affair

Almost eight months after a scandal broke out involving singer Hien Ho’s alleged extramarital affair with a rich man, she’s been hit hard by a boycott.

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National feline championship finds the cat’s whiskers

About 100 cats of 30 breeds pampered and doted on by their owners gathered in Hanoi for the Vietnam Cat Championship held Sunday.

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Vietnamese in Ukraine struggle with freezing weather

Hau is cooking a large pot of rice to prepare for the long power cut in Khakriv, Ukraine. It is snowing heavily and the temperature has plummeted to -10 degrees Celcius.

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Gloomy job market makes year-end layoffs dire

Nguyen Thu Huong is upset and worried after her second layoff from a job in a month and does not know where to apply next.

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Century-old collection of Chinese immigration artifacts offers glimpse into history

Duong Rach Sanh from HCMC boasts a collection of 2,500 artifacts from Chinese immigrants dating back to the first day they arrived and settled in the Saigon-Cho Lon neighborhood.

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Is it selfish to ask my wife to share living costs with me?

I wanted to split the bills with my wife but she was upset and said I was selfish and petty.

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Vietnam int’l fashion week kicks off in Hanoi

Vietnam International Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2022 (AVIFW) began on Wednesday night, welcoming domestic and international designers and guests.

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Cycling becomes hot trend in Hanoi

For a year or so, Quoc Huy, 62, has felt excitement every evening as he takes his bicycle out of the garage. Cycling has become an integral part of his evening routine.

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Male celebs embrace crop tops

Vietnamese male celebrities have showed off their abs by rocking daring crop tops.

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Vietnamese TikTokers among world’s top content creators

Linh Barbie and Tra Dang, the most followed TikTokers in Vietnam, were named among top 50 content creators in the world by the platform.

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Bodycon ruffle dress new celebrity-approved fashion trend

Vietnamese actresses, beauty pageant holders and fashionistas have been rocking different bodycon ruffle dresses with thigh-high slits to show off their figures.

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Limited centers make IELTS exams tougher for Vietnamese students

Many Vietnamese students are having to travel long distances to take their IELTS exams because authorized venues have been limited by the education ministry.

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South Australian Governor has first visit to Scotch AGS

Her Excellency The Honourable Frances Adamson AC, the 36th Governor of South Australia, paid her first visit to the South Australian School System, Scotch AGS on Nov. 8.

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Creating social media content, an increasingly popular career path

The popularity, flexible schedule and financial rewards associated with making videos for TikTok, YouTube and other platforms make it an attractive career option for young people.

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Expats struggle to find affordable housing amid soaring rentals

With apartment rentals skyrocketing and eating up a large chunk of their income, many foreigners in Hanoi and HCMC are looking to relocate to more affordable accommodations.

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Vietnamese fans splurge on watching football World Cup

After failing to find a cheap deal to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup, Phan Le Tung decided to splash money on watching three games there.

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Poor sexual health complicates marriage

I am 30 years old and own a business. My sexual health is not good - something a doctor implied to me when I was little.

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Glass facade adds character to Mekong Delta house

A home with glass facades benefits from a mirrored interior that, in some spots, reflects the surrounding landscape and creates the illusion of an infinite vista.

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