Alpine ethnic people in Vietnam – P6: Getting drunk at the market

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Mong ethnic men from the northern Vietnamese province of Ha Giang often use market sessions as an excuse to binge drink with friends until their sympathetic wives carry them home.

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British Airways has no excuse for the chaos at Heathrow airport

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The airline must show that it deserves its privileged position, argues the Financial Times.

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Eurozone fails to reach Greece debt deal amid IMF row

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

BRUSSELS: Eurozone finance ministers failed to reach a deal for fresh bailout cash for Greece on Monday (May 22), as a row with the International Monetary Fund over debt relief dragged on.

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Italy proposes €100,000 flat tax to draw foreigners

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

ROME: Italy on Wednesday (Mar 8) introduced a flat tax for wealthy foreigners in a bid to compete with similar incentives offered in Britain and Spain, which have successfully attracted a slew of rich footballers and entertainers.

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Shapovalov fined US$7,000 over umpire strike

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

LONDON: Canada's Denis Shapovalov has been fined for hitting the umpire with the ball during his country's Davis Cup tie against Great Britain, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Monday (Feb 6).

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Being busy never an excuse for not keeping fit: expats

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Being busy never an excuse for not keeping fit: expats

Editor's note: Expat Dutchman Joost van Vliet, who calls himself a keen triathlete, has shared his opinion with Tuoi Tre News: being busy is never an excuse for not doing exercise.

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Ministers address the envelope syndrome

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Báo Dân Trí English 15 month(s) ago

Ministers address the envelope syndrome

Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia was frank in exposing the continuing problem of corruption by saying that the officials were distracted by cash-stuffed envelopes while working.

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Vietnamese kindergarten teacher caught on camera tossing children 'like toys'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

A private kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City has fired a teacher after she was found mistreating some of the children she was taking care of.

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Vietnamese man jailed for robbing British tourist

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Vietnamese man jailed for robbing British tourist

A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday sentenced a local man to four years in jail for snatching a bag from a British tourist last year.

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Here are some ideas for a unique Valentine's Day in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

Here are some ideas for a unique Valentine's Day in Vietnam

Valentine's Day will fall on a weekend this year. That means your significant other may expect a little more from you and there is a very slim chance you will get away with that "But I had to work all day" excuse.

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Dozens of students in Vietnam’s central ethnic villages found smoking cannabis

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 20 month(s) ago

Dozens of students in Vietnam’s central ethnic villages found smoking cannabis

Police have summoned a large number of students from ethnic villages in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak for smoking cannabis, which is banned in Vietnam, and offered to excuse them in this instance so they can continue their studies.

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Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

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VietnamPlus English 25 month(s) ago

Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

Overhead electrical and telecommunications cables on 200 streets in Hanoi will be dismantled and buried underground this year.

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More than 50 Islamic State child soldiers killed in Syria in 2015

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Báo Đầu Tư English 25 month(s) ago 1 related news

More than 50 Islamic State child soldiers killed in Syria in 2015

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it has documented the deaths of 52 child soldiers, all under the age of 16, who had been part of IS's "Cubs of the Caliphate" programme.

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Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

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VOV News English 25 month(s) ago

Overhead electrical and telecommunications cables on 200 streets in Hanoi will be dismantled and buried underground this year.

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Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 52 month(s) ago

Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

A recent article in Tuoi Tre, translated and reprinted in Vietweek and Thanh Nien News as "Why We Fail and Why They Succeed," took a very reductive look at the reasons why Thailand is a hugely popular tourist destination and why Vietnam isn't.

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