Tourists are being left disappointed as Saigon, Vietnam bulldozes its past
5’000: The amount of rice pledged, in tonnes, by Vietnam to flood-hit North Korea. Flooding in the reclusive state has killed at least 169 people and inundated tens of thousands of hectares of crop land since June. The disaster represents a challenge for Kim Jong-un, who is leading a nation that has grappled with severe
“I like to create multi layers of meaning in my paintings. it’s fun to play hide and seek” Pham Huy Thong is an artist with a conscience. Raised in a politically aware family in his native Vietnam, he has gone on to create incredible works that deal with the often broken society he finds around
A proud moment: Following the country’s first Gay Pride parade, could Vietnam lead the way on LGBT rights in Asia?
A fast food chain reinvents the burger
As Hanoi, Vietnam expands, business-savvy politicians leave their people counting the cost of progress
Con Dao has shed its gruesome past to emerge as one of Vietnam’s most tranquil island destinations
Hip-hop culture is booming in Vietnam. A circle of graffiti artists is taking to the streets and saying it with spray
The island of Phu Quoc has enchanted independent travellers for years. What does the future hold for this teardrop in the Gulf of Thailand?
Almost a third of Vietnamese pre-school children are malnourished, according to a study by the National Institute of Nutrition. Stunted growth and increasing rates of obesity in urban areas are among other problems afflicting the nation’s young.
The pied piper of protest songs has finally played post-war Vietnam