In Vietnam, ‘clean-skin’ alcohol as easy to buy as candy

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

A mass poisoning involving methanol-tainted alcohol in Hanoi last week has raised fresh alarms on the overlooked market where ‘clean-skin’ alcohol – the alcoholic beverages with no label, no manufacturing information and no nutritional facts – is widely available at dirt cheap prices.

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Earning VND2 billion via Facebook, millionaires still can evade tax

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

About 50 dollar millionaires in Vietnam earn billions of dong a month via Facebook, according to a Facebook representative. However, the taxation body said it cannot collect taxes from these sellers.

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Dead goats sold along the road offend tourists

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Many foreign visitors have complained about the dead goats being sold along the road leading to the Trang An Tourism Complex in Ninh Binh Province.

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Vietnam’s colorful markets

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists.

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Vietnam’s colorful markets

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists.

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Sales of Tet items boom in HCM City

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

People are flocking to streets and shops in HCM City to shop for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, and sellers say sales are booming.

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Abnormal rains to persist in Ho Chi Minh City: meteorologist

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Heavy rains are forecast to continue to wet Ho Chi Minh City this afternoon, after locals were surprised by an unseasonal downpour Wednesday afternoon.

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Elderly Vietnamese woman sells lottery tickets to support disabled nephew

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Stories of lottery ticket sellers in Vietnam are oftentimes of disadvantaged people seeking a means to overcome hardship, just as in the case of one elderly woman from south-central Vietnam and her disabled nephew.

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Vietnam coaches turn to selling kumquats as Tet nears

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The upcoming Lunar New Year has struck a sad note in the coaching career of several sports managers in the northern Vietnamese city of Hai Phong, as they have gone from coaches by day to kumquat sellers by night in order to afford a decent holiday celebration.

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Old Quarter antique sellers bring out unique items for Lunar New Year

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

A ten-day annual antique market has just opened in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, along Hang Ma, Hang Can, Hang Luoc, Hang Dong, and Hang Ruoi streets.

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Derivatives hold incentive and risk

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

With Vietnam set to open its first derivatives market, experts are warning of the preparations needed to minimise potential investor risks.

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Vietnam’s colourful markets

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists, a report by The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

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Earning a living as costumed candy sellers on Saigon pedestrian street

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

People in Ho Chi Minh City who frequent Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street may be familiar with the sight of candy sellers dressed in animal costumes.

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Snapshot of flower sellers in flooded Hoi An sparks debate

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

An entry to a spring-themed photo contest is sparking widespread debate throughout Vietnam.

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Traders of counterfeit banknotes face stern punishment in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

A rising number of Internet users in Vietnam have participated in trading counterfeit money without knowing they could be subject to a penalty as severe as life imprisonment.

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