Online distribution is becoming a global trend for the movie industry, particularly during the time when people are forced to stay at home due to COVID-19.
With tropical weather and diverse ecosystems, Việt Nam is rich in spices, including many very special and popular flavours such as cinnamon, anise, pepper, cardamom, cashew and chili.
This year, many children are not allowed to carry lanterns and go out to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Therefore, parents have come up with the idea of making their own Mid-Autumn toys at home to bring joy to their children during the pandemic.
Though today’s youth no longer eats local clay, many elders living along Thống Nhất Street still say clay is their favourite snack.
People living in locked-down and quarantined zones, and patients staying at COVID-19 treatment hospitals in HCM City, have received free books as part of the programme “Sách trao tay - Học ngày giãn cách” (Books for Learning during Social Distancing Days).
A bilingual book about Vietnamese costumes in the 15th century has been included in the library of the National Australian University.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown our lives into disarray and many locals are trying to navigate what makes work "work".