There’s no single defining image of the nation or its women
Getting my students to remember and hand in homework is like trying to find an empty road in Vietnam
Vietnamese artistic talent needs to make itself better known locally. As local massive wealth presents itself in personal possessions - giant houses, giant cars, giant TVs
Radhanath Varadan, an Indian who has been living in Vietnam for 15 years, has suggested that in order to reduce congestion on Ho Chi Minh City roads, traffic lights should be made smarter. While he is also quick to admit that he is no expert on traffic, he believes none of it is rocket science
Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper’s forum on Ho Chi Minh City’s future aspirations has received opinions from a number of expats who live and work in the city
Whoever said, ‘Travel broadens the mind,’ needs psychiatric help. After a week of tiring and tangled travelling abroad and back, I’ve concluded that the world is mostly insane
It’s the worst drought the country has faced in the past 90 years
Some expats have shared their opinions with Tuoi Tre News on a regulation banning visitors from eating and drinking on the Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 in order to keep it free from trash
My young puppy, Lulu, is now liberated after weeks of wearing a plaster cast, and is grinning from ear to ear. On a quiet Monday recently, I had a motorbike accident and burned my leg. Now I’m limping and she’s bouncing around
Living here without having had a traffic accident can be explained by dumb luck, awesome road skills, Buddha looking after you or the fact that you drive exclusively in an empty field
I think it’s pretty funny that the mostly vegetarian Vietnamese have supermarkets full of Western candy. Whole rows of imported chocolate stacked to the point that I’m afraid to select a packet out for fear of collapsing the entire shelf
A number of expats have shared their thoughts after a recent report called young Vietnamese unfit and said they smoke a lot while also consuming loads of alcohol
Just as Vietnamese Women’s Day celebrates the contributions of women in our daily lives, so too International Women’s Day (IWD) highlights women’s achievements and the adversity they still face worldwide in gaining access to work, equal pay, education and health care
Dear sunshine, although I know you are always above the clouds and in my heart, where exactly are you at this moment?
Education, public service announcements, posters on buses, advertisements and harsher consequences for offenders are probably the most effective ways Vietnam can fix this problem
Motorists stopping to pee in the middle of a busy highway, vendors over-charging tourists, and scams rampant throughout the city – what’s going on?