18 June 2017

Weekly roundup: Saigon’s green spaces, the bad Vietnamese, retail trends and more

  • Weekly roundup: Monsanto in Vietnam, midnight curfew, the cost of love and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors. 48 hours in Saigon for 20 bucks Is it possible to spend a weekend in Vietnam’s largest city for 20 dollars? Yes. Yes, it absolutely is.... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: From Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City, drinking ban, Vinglish and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors. Ho Chi Minh City’s top leader faces the music for ‘serious violations’ at state energy giant Dinh La Thang is facing punitive measures for mismanagement at PetroVietnam. You say tomato, I say to-may-toe: Bridging the third-language barrier in Vietnam If you’re still struggling to be understood, perhaps the problem lies with you. Adventure is out there in Vietnam’s cave kingdom Useful tips from travel publisher Rough Guides can give both novice and experienced explorers a good start.... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: Vietnam War dilemma, career for expats, film rating and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: Tourism boom, New Year thrift, bizarre stories, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors. Vietnam’s top leaders to skip usual Lunar New Year visits The government's getting tough on gift giving and wasteful spending this holiday season. Op-Ed: Whatever happened to my Rock n Roll? Saigon’s only decent indoor live music venue's been shut, so has one in Hanoi. Fall’s green rice flakes Fifty years ago, fresh green rice flakes symbolized purity and renewal. They still do. Men defy death and gravity high above Saigon’s streets... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: Death of a landmark, livability ranking, drug addiction, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors. Downfall: Death of a Saigon landmark, in the era of glass and concrete As consumerist lifestyle takes over, heritage preservation becomes a ‘luxury’ concern. Why Vietnam should care about how much Chinese tourists splurge More spending by Chinese visitors can boost Vietnam’s GDP by 1 percentage point. Resurrecting Vietnam’s first foodie VnExpress International will spend the next few weeks eating the great Vu Bang’s favorite meals in Hanoi. Rising stars: Vietnam’s Da Lat, Sa Pa named among best new destinations for 2017... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: Income gap, education ranking, tale of massacre, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors. Saigon’s plan to draw tourists with weekly fireworks shows raises eyebrows Critics say the city will promote itself better by keeping the streets cleaner and safer. Derided at home, Vietnam contestant’s dress wins best costume at int’l beauty pageant The head-turning 44-kilogram dress has been the subject of harsh criticism over the past few weeks. In tale of massacre, Vietnamese survivor wants South Koreans to ‘know the truth’... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: American citizens left behind, Saigon slums, street art, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International editors. First look at 9 designs for Vietnam’s multibillion-dollar Long Thanh Airport The designs for the international airport have been unveiled for the first time to poll public opinions.... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: Traffic deaths, Saigon signature coffee, free trade, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International editors. In Vietnam, traffic accidents kill more people than pandemic diseases Vietnamese roads are ranked among the world’s worst for motorcyclists, who make up more than half of road fatalities.... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: Sexual attacks on expats, English teaching, street foods, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International editors. Reports of sexual violence shake expat community in Hanoi 'I can’t report them all. At this point I just consider it normal.' Vietnam’s costly foreign language program declared a failure, but to little surprise After many millions of dollars spent and years of struggling, Project 2020 appears to have met its doomed fate. Vietnam’s English skills rank seventh in Asia But the ranking does not reflect accurately the quality of English in the country.... [read more]

  • Weekly roundup: Trump's shock victory, abuse against women, nuclear power, and more

Revisit the week with top stories curated by VnExpress International editors. Trump victory hurts (even in Ho Chi Minh City) Saigon’s bright enthusiasm for all-things America vanished under an infamous toupee.... [read more]



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