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[Photos] Vietnam's Mooncake Masters

Mooncakes are probably the most sophisticated of Vietnamese pastries. Round, square or animal-shaped, these dense mid-autumn festival treats are always marked with a golden crust and intricate pattern...

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[Video] Social Experiment Gauges The Honesty Of Danang, Hoi An Locals

Earlier this month, Danang student group Black or White wanted to create a social experiment to gauge the honesty of local residents.

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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 important time in the Vietnamese year and influences much o...

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[Video] Parody Of American Teacher Mispronouncing Vietnamese Names Goes Viral

When a video like Key & Peele’s “Substitute Teacher” gets over 400,000 hits on YouTube, copycats and parodies are to be expected. One such imitation, “Substitute Teacher in Vietnam,” shows an American...

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These 11 Infographics Show The Character Of Asian Nations

The Asian Creative Data Map is a project from the Asian Creative Network (ACN) that seeks to decipher how the character of Asian countries are changing due to rapid growth.

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[Video] The Sounds Of Saigon Part 2

The Xúc Xích Đức team is back with part 2 of their series, Favorite Sounds In Saigon. This addition is a bit more ambitious than the first, capturing everything from the melodic cries o...

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[Video] Inside The Mind And Shop Of A Saigon Bike Fanatic

Saigoneer has again teamed up with Only In Saigon to bring you stories from the city’s streets. This week, catch up with Linh who owns a vintage bike shop in Phu Nhuan District.

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Viet Pride Festival Hits Hanoi This Week

The fourth annual Viet Pride festival will kick-off this week in Hanoi to raise awareness about Vietnam’s LGBT community.

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[Photos] Vietnamese Will Try Anything To Avoid The Sun

While Americans and Europeans spend hundreds of millions of dollars a year on tanning their pale skin, these photos from Vietnam Net show just how far Vietnamese will go to avoid the sun’s bronzing ra...

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[Map] What Are Vietnamese Most Afraid Of?

Pick a few countries at random and you’re bound to find a number of different concerns shared by their people, from climate change and ISIS to economic instability. According to a recent survey, howev...

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[Photos] The Hidden Gems of Saigon's Notre Dame Cathedral

The Notre Dame Cathedral is among Saigon’s most obvious iconic buildings, but while we may think we know everything about the building, its attic is filled with hidden treasures, from dusty old pipe o...

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Authorities Considering Glass Cage for Ancient Hoi An Bridge

Hoi An’s beaches aren’t the only tourist attractions threatened by erosion. The town’s famous Chùa Cầu Bridge (aka the Japanese Bridge) is in poor condition, leading authorities to consider a number o...

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[Video] 94-Year-Old Hanoi Woman Becomes “Internet Master”

94-year-old Hanoi resident, Le Thi, might not be churning out code or learning the finer points of InDesign, but for someone born in 1921, her computer skills are downright impressive.

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[Video] Hanoi Police Hunt for Man for Allowing Dog to Drive Motorbike

Hanoi police are on the hunt for a man who let a dog drive his motorbike after a video of the incident surfaced online last week.

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54% Of Vietnamese Are Unhappy With Their Salaries: Survey

A recent survey conducted by recruitment firm VietnamWorks found that up to 54% of Vietnamese workers are unsatisfied with their salaries.

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A Guide To The Secret Sign Language Of Vietnamese Drivers

Drivers in every country seem to have their own set of signals to communicate with one another.

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[Video] People Try Thuốc Lào for the First Time

Youtubers Trong Trắng recently conducted a bit of a science experiment, giving a group of Vietnamese 20-somethings their first experience with a tobacco bong (điếu cày).

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Hanoi Declares War On Public "Profanity"

Hanoi’s Deputy Chairman, Le Hong Son, has ordered relevant ministries to crack down on public profanities on the streets of the capital.

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[Photos] The Origins Of Caodaism, Vietnam’s Hybrid Religion

Here’s a look at the early days of Caodaism, based on the writings of a French educated Vietnamese during the colonial period. This is all that is known about the author who was deported from Indochin...

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[Map] Vietnamese Is One of the World’s Most Spoken Languages

While there are about 7,000 languages spoken on Earth, more than half of the world’s population speaks one of 23 languages. Where does Vietnamese rank amongst the world’s most spoken languages? Pretty...