Life & Laws

HCMC holds first ever corgi marathon

A total of 72 dogs participated in HCMC's first ever Corgi Marathon that took place Saturday at Ho Xuan Huong Gymnasium in District 3.
Many participants and spectators arrived an hour before the race, at 2:30 p.m. They brought their pets and formed a line in front of the gymnasium. Ticket prices range between VND50,000-100,000 ($2.14-4.30). According to the organizers, approximately 600 people attended the show. The competition was being held in HCMC for the first time.

 

Vietnamese ceramic artisan sets 2 new Guinness records

Nguyen Hung, a ceramic artist in Hanoi, recently set Guinness world records for the largest ceramic sculpture of a mythical creature and the largest carved ceramic relief plate.
Phu Quy Man Duong has set a Guinness record as the worlds largest ceramic plate. Photo courtesy of Huong Viet Ceramic Company

 

Summer travelers swarm Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport

Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport has been serving a record-breaking 104,000 people per day as summer travel peaks. People are making up Covid-related restrictions and delays.
Summer travelers swarm Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport

   

Vietnam's last queen’s ceramics auctioned in France

A jade bowl and other antiques belonging to Queen Nam Phuong, wife of Vietnam's last king, fetched high prices at a recent auction in France.
Vietnam's last queen’s ceramics auctioned in France

 

When people go to extreme lengths to save money

Ngoc Tien told his wife to get four onions so that he could cook noodles for breakfast for the entire family. Kim Minh heard him but did not respond to his miserliness.
When people go to extreme lengths to save money

   

Fashion designer launches nature inspired collection

Do Manh Cuong recently dropped his spring-summer 2022 collection, featuring outfits inspired by nature, the ocean.
HHen Niê made an impression on the catwalk with a see-through dress with two large flowers on her chest and shoulders, closing the show - June 26. She just catwalked and lifted the skirts, making them flutter in the sea breeze.

 

Masterise Group and UNICEF start innovative project for Vietnamese children

"Innovation for Children" is a collaborative project between Masterise Group and UNICEF Viet Nam to improve children's living environments and quality education.

   

Pride and prejudice - a June reflection

June is celebrated as Pride Month by the LGBTQ community in many countries, commemorating the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a pivotal moment in the history of the gay liberation movement.

 

777 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on Wednesday

The latest update brings Việt Nam’s COVID-19 infections to 10,745,631, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday.

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Vietnamese in US grapple with baby formula shortage

The past few months have been a nightmare for Nguyen Thu Hien, who has been struggling to get infant formula amid a shortage plaguing the U.S.
Cans of Enfamil baby formula, produced by Mead Johnson, on partially empty shelves in a Target store, amid continuing nationwide shortages in infant and toddler formula, in San Diego, California, U.S., May 25, 2022. Photo by Reuters

 

Green the celebrity-approved color trend this summer

Green has been revealed as the most popular color trend among Vietnamese celebrities this summer season.
Model Tang Thanh Ha shows off her summer outfit with a green maxi dress and an eco-friendly handmade wicker bag.

   

Vietnamese child models to kick start Thailand Fashion Week 2022

Sixteen child models are set to open this year's Thailand Fashion Week, strutting down the runway with outfits featuring Vietnamese cultural heritages.
Vietnamese child models to kick start Thailand Fashion Week 2022

 

Vietnam leaps up global quality of life ranking

Vietnam has climbed up 39 spots in the 2021 global quality of life index by CEOWORLD, the world's leading business and trade magazine.
Vietnam leaps up global quality of life ranking

   

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