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Vietnamese in China breathe easier with loosened Covid policy

China continues to maintain its zero-Covid strategy through the third year of the pandemic, but Vietnamese people there are feeling more comfortable with loosened restrictions and lighter quarantine regulations.
Vietnamese in China breathe easier with loosened Covid policy

 

How my childhood trauma followed me into adulthood

Over the last 40 years, I never told my parents that I loved them. Instead, I grew up fearful and distant thanks to the endless beatings that my parents called love.
How my childhood trauma followed me into adulthood

 

Exhibition showcases cat-inspired lacquer artworks

The Meo (Meaw) exhibition features nearly 60 lacquer artworks, a part of the artisan’s collection of 2023 cat figurines created in the past two years to welcome the lunar new year 2023 – the Year of the Cat on the Vietnamese zodiac calendar.

   

Vietnamese box office smash to premier in Australia

According to Box Office Việt Nam, The Girl from the Past has generated revenue of VNĐ53 billion (US$2.2 million) after debuting in Vietnamese cinemas.

 

'Doctor Strange' most Googled film in Vietnam this year

A 2022 Google Trends report revealed that the Marvel blockbuster "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" was the most searched movies by Vietnamese netizens this year.
'Doctor Strange' most Googled film in Vietnam this year

   

More celebrities condone false advertisements

Celebrities take advantage of their exposure on social media to endorse products, but many of the advertisements are found to make false claims.
More celebrities condone false advertisements

 
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Vietnamese film submitted for award at Golden Globes 2023

“Dem Toi Ruc Ro" (The Brilliant Darkness) has been submitted for Best Foreign Language Film at the 30th Golden Globe Awards.
A promotional poster for The Brilliant Darkness. Photo courtesy of 3388 Films

   

Freelancing becomes increasingly popular among professionals

The gig economy is gaining ground in Vietnam as more professionals abandon full-time jobs and turn to freelance work
Hong Nhuwng takes advantage of the weekend  to go to a cafe to handle work on November 19, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Nguyen

 

Freelancing becoming increasingly popular among professionals

The gig economy is gaining ground in Vietnam as many professionals are ditching full-time jobs and turning to freelance work.
Hong Nhuwng takes advantage of the weekend  to go to a cafe to handle work on November 19, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Nguyen

   

Netizens praise Starbucks' new store in Hoi An for traditional architecture

Starbucks Vietnam's new outlet in Hoi An has earned kudos from the public for being respectful of the ancient town's architectural style.
The new Starbucks store features Hoi Ans iconic yellow wall. Photo courtesy of Marques

 

Irish artist exposes her innermost stories in Hà Nội exhibition

Tomkins has been renting the top floor of an old villa on Hà Nội's Đội Cấn Street for the past few years, and she probably never expected that her Vietnamese landlord's bàn thờ (altar for ancestor worship) would become an unexpected source of inspiration.

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Festivities celebrate holiday season in HCM City

HCM City is preparing to launch a series of festivities to celebrate the New Year and Tết holidays (Lunar New Year).

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Capital of roses gets ready for first flower festival

A bright day in a rose field in Văn Khê Commune in Mê Linh District, some 30km from Hà Nội’s centre, farmers are losing themselves in various tasks.

   

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