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TikToker banned for mocking the poor

A boycott by Vietnamese netizens has prompted TikTok to ban a user for posting videos of himself publicly humiliating people while serving them free charity meals.
TikToker No O No. Photo by Facebook Pham Duc Tuan

 

Singer hit extra hard by boycott over extramarital affair

Almost eight months after a scandal broke out involving singer Hien Ho’s alleged extramarital affair with a rich man, she’s been hit hard by a boycott.
Singer hit extra hard by boycott over extramarital affair

 

Tips and tricks enable high IELTS scores, but the real test awaits

"When I studied on my own, my IELTS results were disappointing. Now, it's different. With the tips and tricks provided by training centers, 7.0 score is not that hard anymore."
Tips and tricks enable high IELTS scores, but the real test awaits

   

'Late Shift': The first interactive movie to hit Vietnamese cinemas

According to the film's distributor, there are 180 choice points in the film, and the viewer's interaction will influence characters and lead the story to one of seven different endings.

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Vietnamese movie takes top prize at Nantes

The movie was made by Bùi Thạc Chuyên and is based on two short stories, Củi Mục Trôi Về (Floating Rotten Wood) and Tro Tàn Rực Rỡ (Glorious Ashes), by writer Nguyễn Ngọc Tư.

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National feline championship finds the cat’s whiskers

About 100 cats of 30 breeds pampered and doted on by their owners gathered in Hanoi for the Vietnam Cat Championship held Sunday.
National feline championship finds the cat’s whiskers

 

Cỗ lá, the food tray that demonstrates Mường ethnic culture in Hòa Bình

A traditional food that has been kept and inherited from generation to generation of Mường people, cỗ lá is unique – from the selection of ingredients to the way of cooking and the food presentation – through which to present the conception of human life of Mường people.

   

Vietnamese movie wins first prize at international film festival in France

Adapted from two short stories ‘Tro tàn rực rỡ” and “Củi mục trôi về” by writer Nguyễn Ngọc Tư, the film was honoured for the poetic beauty depicted in its shimmering and enchanting frames.

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Vietnamese in Ukraine struggle with freezing weather

Hau is cooking a large pot of rice to prepare for the long power cut in Khakriv, Ukraine. It is snowing heavily and the temperature has plummeted to -10 degrees Celcius.
Vietnamese in Ukraine struggle with freezing weather

   

A wife's feelings during football season

When I was little, I couldn't understand why the big football tournaments were a joy to men but not women.

 

It's not over yet: Covid-19 vaccines, boosters and children

I know we all wish that the Covid-19 pandemic was over. And most of the time here in Vietnam, it feels like it is and that life is pretty much back to normal.
A medical worker pulls Covid-19 vaccine from a vial in Hanoi, April 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy

   

Gloomy job market makes year-end layoffs dire

Nguyen Thu Huong is upset and worried after her second layoff from a job in a month and does not know where to apply next.
Ly Thi Thal cooks instant noodle in her rented room in HCMCs District 12 on November 21, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Minh Tam

 

Việt Nam’s document heritages recognised by UNESCO

The two documentary heritages of Việt Nam are among 12 documents inscribed in the Asia-Pacific Documentary Heritage List, along with one from each of Singapore, Indonesia, Iran, South Korea and China.

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