[Photos] Hanoi Streets Underwater After A Night Of Heavy Rain

[Photos] Hanoi Streets Underwater After A Night Of Heavy Rain

Less than two hours of rain turned Hanoi into a citywide swimming pool on Wednesday evening. As predicted by the Nationa...

[Photos] Open-Air Cafe Stands Out On Kontum Waterfront

[Photos] Open-Air Cafe Stands Out On Kontum Waterfront

Kontum is not, perhaps, the first place you'd expect to find a piece of modern architecture, but perched on the Dakbla R...

Transport Ministry Will Attempt To Beat Uber At Their Own Game

Transport Ministry Will Attempt To Beat Uber At Their Own Game

After ongoing legal struggles with Uber, the Ministry of Transport recently announced it will launch its own app to comp...

Stunning Video Captures Snapshots Of Northern Vietnam

Stunning Video Captures Snapshots Of Northern Vietnam

When German photographer Stefan Siebert visited Vietnam earlier this year, he wanted to travel light but also capture im...

Nearly 100 US Army Uniforms Found In Passenger's Luggage At Tan Son Nhat

Nearly 100 US Army Uniforms Found In Passenger's Luggage At Tan Son Nhat

Last Sunday, customs officials at Tan Son Nhat International Airport seized nearly 100 US Army uniforms from a passenger...

Arts & Culture

10 Things To Avoid During The Month Of Spirits

10 Things To Avoid During The Month Of Spirits

Today marks the ceremonial day of the “ghost month”, one of Vietnam's lesser known annual traditions. Often joked about, this is actually an...

The Groundbreaking Work Of L’Ecole Beaux-Art l’Indochine Artists

The Groundbreaking Work Of L’Ecole Beaux-Art l’Indochine Artists

The establishment of L’Ecole Beaux-Art l’Indochine (EBAI) in 1925 was a turning point for art in Vietnam. The establishment of the school no...

Stunning Video Captures Snapshots Of Northern Vietnam

Stunning Video Captures Snapshots Of Northern Vietnam

When German photographer Stefan Siebert visited Vietnam earlier this year, he wanted to travel light but also capture images of his journey....

Eat & Drink

[Photos] 15 Strange Snacks From Around Asia (But Mostly Japan)

[Photos] 15 Strange Snacks From Around Asia (But Mostly Japan)

Snack food, once ubiquitous with Western culture, has become a global phenomenon. When entering new markets, multinational corporations ofte...

Hẻm Gems: Bánh Bao Chiên @ Lý Chính Thắng Street Cart

Hẻm Gems: Bánh Bao Chiên @ Lý Chính Thắng Street Cart

Imagine it's around 4pm and a sprinkle of rain is just starting to fall outside. You sit in the office thinking about how wonderful it would...

Old Saigon

Old Saigon Building Of The Week: 86 Võ Văn Tần

Old Saigon Building Of The Week: 86 Võ Văn Tần

The ornate mansion on the corner of the Bà Huyện Thanh Quan and Võ Văn Tần junction was once the private residence of celebrated photographe...

Vintage Photos Capture Hanoi On The Brink Of A New Era

Vintage Photos Capture Hanoi On The Brink Of A New Era

In 1986, Hanoi – much like the rest of Vietnam – was at the start of a new era. Thanks to the government's Doi Moi  economic reforms, the...

Saigon’s Famous Streets And Squares: Pasteur Street

Saigon’s Famous Streets And Squares: Pasteur Street

Known for most of the colonial period as Rue Pellerin, Pasteur Street has grown from ancient inner-city waterway to one of the city’s most d...

Society

Apple Inc. Plans To Open Subsidiary In Vietnam

Apple Inc. Plans To Open Subsidiary In Vietnam

Apple seems to have set its sights on the Vietnamese market with reports that the company is gearing up to open a subsidiary in Vietnam.

Female Viagra May Be Coming To A Pharmacy Near You

Female Viagra May Be Coming To A Pharmacy Near You

Last week, the Vietnamese Department of Health announced that it would consider circulating a newly-approved drug call Addyi, which treats l...