Life & Laws

BTS, Den are Spotify's most streamed artists in Vietnam

South Korean band BTS and local rapper Den Vau were Spotify's most streamed artists in Vietnam this year, with American pop star Taylor Swift coming in third place.
BTS and Den Vay are the most-streamed artists on Spotify in Vietnam. Photo courtesy of the artists


Classical Indian dances hit stages across the nation

The show series, which is co-hosted by the Indian Embassy and the Việt Nam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, aims to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.


Motorbike lady cruises Hanoi with 13 poodles

Seventy-one-year-old hairdresser Nguyen Thi Kim Quy is happy laving love and care on 13 poodles she drives around Hanoi on her motorbike.
71-year-old but 17-years-young hairdresser takes 13 poodles on Hanoi rides


World Cup a boon for Vietnamese in Qatar

The goose hangs high for Vietnamese living in Qatar as the World Cup provides money-making opportunities, discounted prices and fewer working hours.
World Cup a boon for Vietnamese in Qatar


Let the World Cup be a beautiful game for all

The Women's National Football Team has broken record after record and nailed numerous victories in their championships and tournaments. The professional women footballers are not only cup winners, but they can also talk football in a very informative and articulate way.


Hà Nội and HCM City to join list of destinations covered by Michelin Guide inspectors

The Michelin Guide was created in 1900 in France. For more than 120 years, it has remained loyal to its original ambition to independently guide world travellers and local foodies to the best restaurants.


Some of the best fishing lakes in and around Hà Nội

Here are some of the most popular fishing lakes near Hà Nội.


Age-old Cham pottery tradition vanishing without support: UNESCO

UNESCO has placed the art of Vietnamese Cham pottery on its list of endangered cultural heritages in need of emergency help.
A worker adds red basalt soil to pottery to infuse color. Photo by VnExpress/Ngan Duong.


Vietnamese singer in running for Asian TV award

Wren Evans's smash hit "Gap May" (Lucky) is among the nominees for Best Music Video at the annual Asian Television Awards to be given away in Manila on December 1.
Vietnamese singer in running for Asian TV award


The bottom lines in workforce retention vs. reduction

I was shocked and saddened recently when a colleague called to inform that a 55-year-old coworker had died of heart failure at home the night before.
Workers in a textile company under the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group. Photo by VnExpress/An Phuong


Stop tolerating trashy online content

Recently, a well-known male TikTok personality made comments mocking the elderly and poor. Despite a strong backlash, he continued to make excuses rather than delivering a sincere apology.
Stop tolerating trashy online content


International designers dazzle fashion fans in Hà Nội

International designers left a deep impression on fans of fashion in Hà Nội with hundreds of fascinating designs presented at the Aquafina Việt Nam International Fashion Week (AVIFW) Fall/Winter 2022.


Việt Nam's COVID response prevented disaster in more ways than one

When Việt Nam began cautiously reopening before the deadly fourth wave of COVID-19 had completely subsided around a year ago, many met the news with scepticism and worry.


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