68 Dead, 34 Missing as Northern Provinces Decimated by Worst Flooding in Years

68 Dead, 34 Missing as Northern Provinces Decimated by Worst Flooding in Years

Deadly flooding, accompanied by landslides, has ravaged a number of northern and central provinces following landfall by...

[Video] Spirit of the Lion: Dung’s Story

[Video] Spirit of the Lion: Dung’s Story

Whether it's the eve of Tet or the Mid-Autumn Festival, the opening of a new business or some other auspicious occasion,...

Vietnamese Actress Shares Story of Harvey Weinstein's Sexual Misconduct

Vietnamese Actress Shares Story of Harvey Weinstein's Sexual Misconduct

As the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal continues to unfold, a Vietnamese actress has also spoken out about her experience a...

Saigon Tourism Department Punished for Plan to Charge Tourists Daily Fee

Saigon Tourism Department Punished for Plan to Charge Tourists Daily Fee

Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Tourism is in hot water thanks to a new proposal that was quickly rejected by the munic...

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma to Attend Vietnam E-Payment Forum in Hanoi

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma to Attend Vietnam E-Payment Forum in Hanoi

Eccentric billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma will attend Vietnam’s E-Payment Forum in Hanoi next month.

Eat & Drink

Hẻm Gems: Refreshing Chè at a 60-Year-Old Retro Hangout

Hẻm Gems: Refreshing Chè at a 60-Year-Old Retro Hangout

Relishing a bowl of assorted chè at Thach Che Hien Khanh is more than just an afternoon spent shooting the breeze with friends, it’s also a tr...

Hẻm Gems: The Sumptuous Street Snacks of Ha Cao Ban Co

Hẻm Gems: The Sumptuous Street Snacks of Ha Cao Ban Co

Whether we’re talking about the packaged foods aisle at Circle K or the lady whipping up bánh tráng trộn on the street corner, snack foods oft...

Old Saigon

[Photos] Tet Trung Thu Celebrations in Old Hanoi

[Photos] Tet Trung Thu Celebrations in Old Hanoi

As this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, more than a few Saigoneers have shown a renewed interest in the holiday’s traditions.

Saigon's Iconic 'Rainbow Bridge' Riddled With Large Cracks

Saigon's Iconic 'Rainbow Bridge' Riddled With Large Cracks

One of Saigon’s most recognizable landmarks, the Rainbow Bridge in downtown District 1, is suffering from major structural problems includin...