Be alert: Death traps in HCMC!

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Be alert: Death traps in HCMC!

The manhole system in Ho Chi Minh City is seriously downgrading, leaving wide holes on major roads that now constitute death traps to motorists and pedestrians alike.

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Sex industry thrives in Ho Chi Minh City despite decade of control

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Sex industry thrives in Ho Chi Minh City despite decade of control

The illegal sex business in Ho Chi Minh City has become more complicated and blatant, according to municipal policymakers.

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HCMC jails downtown pimps, bar owners

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

HCMC jails downtown pimps, bar owners

The owners and managers of a handful of downtown bars were sentenced by a Ho Chi Minh City court, on Friday, for procuring prostitutes for foreign clients.

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Vocal music is flavour of the month

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

The free monthly show by the HCM Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera to educate the younger generations about music and dance, Giai Dieu Tre (Young Melodies), will this month feature the art of vocal music.

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The 82-year-old barber in Hanoi's Old Quarter

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

The 82-year-old barber in Hanoi's Old Quarter

VietNamNet Bridge - At the age of 82, Mr. Ngo Truong Tho still does haircuts for people on the pavement of Le Van Huu Street, Hanoi. He is proud to raise six children in this profession.

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Prostitution becoming widespread, Vietnam ministry admits

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Prostitution becoming widespread, Vietnam ministry admits

Prostitutes cruising streets in downtown Ho Chi Minh City a few years ago. Photo by Nghia Pham

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How ASEAN integration affects labour migration in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 11 month(s) ago

Vietnam is well positioned to benefit from ASEAN Economic Community integration, but economic integration could mean movements of workers both in and out of the country. Sally Barber and Max Tunon, International Labour Organization, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, analyse the issue.

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Da Nang: Another woman burnt by her boyfriend

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Da Nang: Another woman burnt by her boyfriend

VietNamNet Bridge – A girl was working at a barber’s shop when a young man suddenly burst in to stab her and then poured gasoline on her to burn her.

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US: Nine shot in Detroit barber shop, at least 2 dead

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

Nine people were shot and at least two were killed at a barber shop in Detroit, Michigan where gambling often takes place, police have said.

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Vietnamese people’s jobs in 1990 by Belgian photographer

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

Vietnamese people’s jobs in 1990 by Belgian photographer

VietNamNet Bridge – The image of a barber shop under a tree along the lake, a young girl working in a bicycle factory or coal gleaners in a photo collection by Belgian photographer John Vink are interesting, close and immersed with Vietnamese characteristics.

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Has Vietnam squandered its demographic advantage?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Has Vietnam squandered its demographic advantage?

A woman carrying a basket of pork walks past a barber reading the newspaper while waiting for customers on a street in Hanoi. The country has failed to take the advantage of its huge workforce and the population is aging, demographers warn. PHOTO: REUTERS

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Le Phi Phi, Bich Tra return to city Opera House

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SaigonTimes English 15 month(s) ago

HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will host a special concert to mark 19 years since it all began with the return of two internationally-acclaimed artists, conductor Le Phi Phi and pianist Bich Tra.

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Hanoi street barbers on American newspaper

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VietnamNet English 16 month(s) ago

Hanoi street barbers on American newspaper

VietNamNet Bridge – The portraits of street barbers in Vietnam have appeared on CBS News. The photos were taken by Chris McGrath.

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On board French assault ship Tonnere

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SaigonTimes English 17 month(s) ago

On board French assault ship Tonnere

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Where the sound of scissors is especially sweet

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago

Where the sound of scissors is especially sweet

Barbers from a Hanoi district known as “haircut village” want to see the traditional trade returned to its glory days

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