Meet the Saigon man who is firefighter by night, test-taker by day

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 15 hour(s) ago

Trang Thanh Nam was among the firefighters dispatched to a severe blaze in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday’s night, when it was only hours before his important national high-school examination.

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Deforestation haunts Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(s) ago

Countless hectares of forest in Vietnam’s Central Highlands are being destroyed as the result of industrial and agricultural activities conducted by local businesses and residents at such a rate that authorities are unable to prevent the situation.

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Inferno engulfs warehouse in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

A massive fire at a large warehouse owned by a local company in Ho Chi Minh City caused severe damage to the facility and its assets.

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Hours-long downpour floods Ho Chi Minh City streets

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

An endless downpour on Wednesday turned streets across Ho Chi Minh City into knee-deep ‘rivers,’ with people struggling through their evening commute amid inundation and strong ‘waves’ caused by rainwater.

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Ducks, fish die en masse in central Vietnamese village

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Countless farm-raised ducks and fish from a village in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam have been found dead overnight, with the cause yet to be concluded.

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

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(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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Torrential rain turns Hanoi streets into ‘rivers’ (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

A heavy downpour on Monday afternoon flooded multiple downtown Hanoi streets, placing stress on rush hour traffic.

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Phong Nha Park – the next big thing? (Part 1)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Giant caves, lush valleys, King Kong-esque mountains and some of the best scenery in Vietnam – what’s not to like about Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park? It’s pure ‘wow’.

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Summer course offers athletic lifestyle for children in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

It will be hard to forget summer for a group of children in Ho Chi Minh City when they test their limits during a one-month course which aims to test them out as athletes.

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Alpine ethnic people in Vietnam – P4: Unique metalwork

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Only a few skilled ethnic Mong men in the northern Vietnamese province of Ha Giang are capable of forging cast iron triangular plowshares strong enough to work their people’s rocky farmland.

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Retro-style cafés bring back fond memories of Saigon’s old days

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 day(s) ago

Born and raised in the idyllic and generous land known tenderly as Saigon, the young generation in the city now rushes to open retro-style cafés to relive its vibes in the good old days.

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Expat cyclist ‘Everests’ for newborns in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 day(s) ago

While most of Ho Chi Minh City was getting its beauty sleep last Sunday morning, expat teacher and cyclist Matthew Wright was setting his GPS and prepping his bike for an epic charity ride.

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‘Kingdom of caves’ festival opens in north-central Vietnamese province

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 day(s) ago

A system of over 300 natural caves in north-central Vietnam will be the focus of a week-long festival starting this weekend to promote local tourism.

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Under construction villa gives way into lake in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 day(s) ago

An under construction villa worth nearly VND4 billion (US$175,979) has collapsed into a lake in Vietnam’s Central Highlands during the night.

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Expats in Vietnam talk ways to complain properly on Facebook

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

A number of expats living in Vietnam have answered Tuoi Tre News’ call for thoughts on how to use Facebook to complain properly after a student in Vietnam claimed she’d been reprimanded and had her 'moral score' reduced for publicly denouncing a local hospital on Facebook.

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