Police Operation Busts Major Vietnamese Gambling Ring in California

Police Operation Busts Major Vietnamese Gambling Ring in California

A crackdown on Vietnamese-American organized crime in San Jose led to the arrests of nearly two dozen people, including ...

[Video] Powerful Earthquake Damages at Least 185 Ancient Bagan Pagodas

[Video] Powerful Earthquake Damages at Least 185 Ancient Bagan Pagodas

On Wednesday, a powerful earthquake struck near Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan, killing at least three people and da...

Famous Civet Coffee Often the Result of Animal Abuse: Study

Famous Civet Coffee Often the Result of Animal Abuse: Study

A study  in Indonesia has found that kopi luwak , the world’s most expensive coffee, is often produced using caged cive...

[Photos] A Bird's-Eye View of Hanoi's Future Metro

[Photos] A Bird's-Eye View of Hanoi's Future Metro

If this breathtaking photo collection, courtesy of Zing , is any indication, Hanoi’s metro system is shaping up to be a si...

Arts & Culture

Saigon Skill and the Rise of Alternative Art Projects

Saigon Skill and the Rise of Alternative Art Projects

Saigon Skill ’s first art group show was a vibrant and uplifting display of Saigon’s unheralded talents. Hopes are high that this new project...

[Video] Vietnam’s Beauty Takes Center Stage in This Breathtaking Timelapse

[Video] Vietnam’s Beauty Takes Center Stage in This Breathtaking Timelapse

Travel videos are a dime a dozen these days, and Vietnam is especially suited to such productions thanks to its diverse geography. As a resu...

Old Saigon

How a French Adventurer Became King of the Central Highlands

How a French Adventurer Became King of the Central Highlands

Many will have heard of Englishman James Brooke, the so-called “White Rajah” who in the 1840s established the Kingdom of Sarawak, or indeed ...

The Lost Railway That Once Connected Da Nang and Hoi An

The Lost Railway That Once Connected Da Nang and Hoi An

One hundred years ago, visitors to Tourane (Đa Nẵng) could alight from their train right outside the Hàn Market and, after crossing the Hàn ...