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A taxi driver accused of overcharging a group of Japanese tourists visited their hotel and apologised, according to Hoàn Kiếm District Police.

American artist archives fond memories of Vietnam in book, paintings

Captivated by Vietnamese culture, landscape, and people, Charles Daniel Hambleton, a native of northern Virginia in the US, has been living in Vietnam since 2011.

US expat uses discarded glass to make beautiful artworks

Many people may consider broken pieces of glass discarded on the streets as an unpleasant sight or even a dangerous hazard, but an American expatriate in HCM City has been using them to make beautiful, expressive artworks.

Vietnam among the top countries loved by Digital Nomads globally

With the advantage of owning a long coastline, up to 3,200 kilometers with countless bays, Vietnam has become a favorite destination of many visitors globally.

A cake hawker from Belarus

Many aliens who have been stranded in Vietnam have tried their best to survive tough times here during the protracted pandemic. In several cases, they have to do all kinds of jobs available to pay for food and accommodation.

A foreign voice singing local songs

American Kyo York came to Vietnam for the first time as a tourist in 2007. When he returned in 2009, he worked in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang as a volunteer, teaching English to underprivileged children.

Ukrainian DJ finds second home in Vietnam

The Vietnamese digital music community has been impressed by the appearance and performances of a beautiful Ukrainian DJ at major domestic musical events in recent years.

Vietnam among top 10 countries for retirement

Vietnam has been named on a list of the world’s best ten countries for retirement in 2020 by International Living.

Land ownership for foreigners in Vietnam

The policy on allowing foreigners to own houses associated with land in Vietnam has been studied and considered very carefully.


Vietnam becomes among most livable countries for expats

Vietnam has recently been listed among the world’s 10 best countries for expatriates in a recent survey by the bank HSBC.

The rise and fall of a microbrewery

 VietNamNet Bridge - Goldmalt in Van Phuc, first praised and cherished, now only 1,5 years later its closed. What happened?

Nosey Parkers

People’s definition of privacy says much about the culture they come from.