Since Việt Nam buttoned up its borders in March 2020, the question on the lips of every expat has been a simple one. “How much longer?”
In Uganda, egg-chapati is also known as Rolex, making many people mistakenly think this dish is related to the famous Swiss watch brand. In fact, this name comes from the strong pronunciation of the word 'rolled egg' by the locals, causing diners to mishear it as 'rolex'. The misinterpretation has stuck.
After participating in a few TV shows, a Lao student suddenly became famous in the online community because of his appearance and ability to sing in Vietnamese.
Christmas is a holiday celebrated by people all over the world, and the expat community in Việt Nam is no exception. However, while most people spend the holiday with friends and family, for those in Việt Nam, that isn’t an option this year.
The Qatari ambassador to Việt Nam Mohamed bin Ismail Al Emadi writes for Việt Nam News on the National Day of Qatar.
Like Tam Đảo and Đà Lạt, Ba Vì was chosen for its mountain climate as the site for colonial villas and retreats for French officials. However, in comparison to some of the stunning examples of colonial architecture still visible in Hà Nội today, those in Ba Vì are dilapidated and lie in ruins, hidden away in the forest that is trying to reclaim them.
Ambassador of UAE, H. E Obaid Saeed Aldhaheri, writes to Việt Nam News on the Golden Jubilee National Day, which falls on December 2.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Norweigan - Vietmanese diplomatic ties (1971-2021), the Norwegian Ambassador to Việt Nam, H.E. Ms Grete Løchen, looks back on the quality cooperation between the two countries and the shared vision for the future.
Việt Nam News presents an article written by the Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Việt Nam, Saleh Mohamed Ahmed Al Suqri.
To mark the occasion of the Belgian King’s Day in 2021, the Ambassador of Belgium to Việt Nam Paul Jansen sends a message to Việt Nam News readers to celebrate.
Since 2017, the family has been on a journey through many countries in the world, helping all kinds of people through their charity the Wandi Union, which is mostly based on their own financial sources.
Driven by a deep love for pets, a Colombian expat in HCM City has been making wheelchairs for disabled dogs and cats for about four years.
The non-profit project BlueBlue Hotline provides free psychological counselling and support for teenagers in Việt Nam
Việt Nam has 19 species of squirell, six of which are of the amazing ‘flying’ varieties.
The German ambassador to Việt Nam, Dr. Guido Hildner, writes to Việt Nam News on Germany's National Day.
Wearing a dark mask, dark glasses, a helmet and riding a rusty motorbike, you would be forgiven for thinking Ivan Os is not a usual part of the scenery in the central province of Bình Thuận. However, he is well-known to the locals. Os, who is 43-year-old and originally from Russia, had travelled widely around the world before his first visit to Việt Nam in 2015.