Life & Laws


Vietnamese singers in running for international music awards

Two Vietnamese singers, Pham Dinh Thai Ngan and Wren Evans, have been nominated at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards and Asian TV Awards.
Vietnamese singers in running for international music awards


Veteran actor offers training for young talents

Young artists are being encouraged to hone their performance skills in classes taught by People’s Artist Việt Anh, a veteran drama actor-director of HCM City.


Young director makes safety video creative

Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has released the new in-flight safety video, which received praise for its creativity in publicising cultural and scenic highlights of the whole country.


Vietnamese artists showcase works in Thailand

Three Vietnamese artists are showcasing their paintings at the 15th Art Exhibition of International Visual Artists Association of Thailand in Bangkok.


People sink thousands of dollars in virtual move-to-earn game WingStep

Nguyen Tu of Binh Thuan Province borrowed money from a bank to pay over US$6,200 for virtual shoes in the NFT game WingStep.
People sink thousands of dollars in virtual move-to-earn game WingStep


Khánh Hòa seeks to develop new community-based tourism areas

Khánh Hòa Province’s People's Committee has approved a development plan for community-based tourism areas by 2025.


The many ways to enjoy tuna

Tuna is a food source with high nutritional value. The tender and fragrant fish can be used in a wide variety of dishes.


Reenactments of traditional festivals aim to lure more visitors

Many traditional festivals are being reproduced across the country to provide a boost to the tourism sector and to keep the traditions themselves alive.


British boyband New Hope Club to hold music showcase in HCMC

New Hope Club, a popular Gen Z boyband, will hold a free showcase in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23 to promote their upcoming album.
A promotional poster for New Hope Clubs showcase event in HCMC on August 23, 2022. Photo courtesy of Universal Music Vietnam


Last minute cancellation by The Moffatts, A1 upsets HCMC fans

Canada's The Moffatts and the U.K.'s A1 had withdrawn from a HCMC music show at the last minute citing health problems, disappointing many fans.
Members of boyband The Moffatts apologize to the audience for not being able to attend the Touch Your Heart music show in HCMC on August 7, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Nhat Thuc


Why aren't Vietnamese more vocal about Agent Orange?

I often see similarities and resemblances between my native Korea and Vietnam, where I lived for nearly four years, probably due to their similar experiences in modern history.
Children at Tam Ky Agent Orange Center in the central province of Quang Nam. The young victims run social enterprises that produce incense. Photo by Se Gun Song


Tuyên Citadel Festival to open in Tuyên Quang in September

Thousands of visitors are expected to go to the northern province of Tuyên Quang to join the Tuyên Citadel Festival 2020 in September.


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