Life in Vietnam


How to stay healthy in winter

How to stay healthy in winter

Some secret weapons to help you and your family stay well during the cold, dark months of winter.  

Bringing Việt Nam to the world: one photo at a time

10/21/2018 09:04

Tran Tuan Viet doesn’t have that worn-out, dusty appearance of most photographers. Wearing glasses, with a clean-cut look and a confident half-smile, he gives off the impression of a lawyer who had studied his case well before trial.

Mixing traditional techniques, modern style

10/21/2018 09:00

Visitors to the London Design Biennale 2018 last month were fascinated with an installation at the Vietnam Pavilion. Entitled Khai, the installation was created by fashion designer Vu Thao, multidisciplinary designer Giang Nguyen and visual artist Le Thanh Tung.

Would HCM City’s new theatre project work out?

10/21/2018 09:00

As many locals may already know, HCM City has unveiled a plan to build a new performing arts centre in District 2 on the Thu Thiem Peninsula.

A different kind of club

10/21/2018 09:00

Teed Off with Robert Bicknell

Artist’s life put into a book

10/20/2018 09:24

The life and times of the famous artist Thang Tran Phenh have been written about in a new book by Ngo Kim Khoi.

Happy Women's Day

10/19/2018 17:02

UNESCO announces project using arts to raise recycling awareness

10/19/2018 09:14

 Plastics and solid waste will be turned into artworks with the aim of protecting the environment, as part of the project World without Waste, launched by UNESCO on October 17 in Ha Noi.

HCM City celebrates Việt Nam Women’s Day

10/19/2018 09:08

A series of cultural activities will be held across the city this weekend to celebrate the 88th anniversary of Viet Nam Woman’s Day on October 20.    

VN goes from ’hell’ to second home

10/18/2018 09:22

Before moving to Viet Nam five years ago, Jovana Benoit – wife of the current Haitian Ambassador to Viet Nam Jean Lesly Benoit, surfed the internet to learn about the country. However, not everything she read was positive.