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People With Disabilities Make up Over 7% of Vietnam's Population: UNICEF

According to a recent UNICEF study, there are 6.2 million people with disabilities in Vietnam, accounting for 7% of the country’s population.

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Quang Tri Hospital Saves Man From Methanol Poisoning by Feeding Him 15 Cans of Beer

Alcohol poisoning is a common problem in Vietnam, but this is among the handful of times when beer acted as an antidote, instead of the poison.

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Vietnamese Lifestyle Startup WeFit Secures $1m in Funding

The startup was launched in late 2016.

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To Improve Its Reading Culture, Vietnam Needs to Teach Children to Love Books: Expert

During a meeting reflecting on Vietnam's Book Day which was founded five years ago, Vice Director of Vietnam Publishing Group Le Hoang laid out four proposals for cultivating a stronger reading culture in the country.

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Vietnam Approves Additional Funding for Saigon's Metro Line 1, 2

Hopefully, the increased funding can help alleviate the crises surrounding the construction of the first metro line and kick start the second line's construction.

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[Photos] Local Architects Create Modular Rest Stop Amid Nghe An's Tea Oasis

Instead of making over an old apartment or creating towering domes out of bamboo to exercise their creative muscles, a local architecture firm decided to create an abstract “gazebo” out of modular segments, similar to how Lego sculptures are made.

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[Video] Saigon Jewelry Brand Wins Hearts With Inclusive TVC Featuring Gay Couple

Is this one of the most inclusive advertising campaigns in recent history?

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Robot Combat Show Brings Metallic Carnage to Primetime in Vietnam

While many enjoy watching robots like Transformers do battle on the big screen, some Vietnamese audiences have developed an appetite for real steel.

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After a Year Without Salary, Saigon Veterinary Department Sees Mass Exodus of Employees

The entire veterinarian staff at the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary has not been paid since the beginning of 2018. 

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In Vietnam, Fake Death Certificates Are Weaponized to Hack Facebook Accounts

Vietnam’s fake document industry has upgraded for the information age.

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Vietnam Drops 7 Spots in Global Gender Equality Report

 

Vietnam has scored 77th out of 149 countries in terms of progress towards gender parity, a fall in its ranking from last year.

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