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Cutting spending on eating out and going to cafés, restricting travel and spending less money on beauty services are all being done now to weather the price storm in Vietnam.

Gas stations rise to prominence as sites for classy photo shoots

Many young people are turning to roadside petrol stations as a preferred picture location.

Vietnam may waste half of its labor resources because of gender inequality

According to the World Economic Forum’s rankings, Vietnam's gender equality ranking has been falling since 2006, from 65th to 77th in 2018 and 87th in 2021.

Wedding photos taken at gas station attract millions of views

The sharp increase in petrol prices has made roadside gas stations favorite places for many young people to take photos.

Divorce rate highest in Southern Vietnam

The divorce rate in the Southeast and Mekong Delta regions is 3% - almost twice that of other regions in the country, according to the results of the population and family planning census made by the General Statistics Office released recently.

Reenactment of 90s-style wedding shoot gains traction

The wedding images that replicated an 80-90s setting for a 9X generation couple in Hanoi were all taken with a smartphone.

Pilates a new fitness trend in HCM City

Pilates have over the past few months emerged as a new fitness trend in HCM City.  The exercise is a form of low-impact work-out that aims to strengthen muscles while improving posture and flexibility. 

The generation of elderly who do not live with their children

The rate of elderly living with their children and grandchildren is decreasing, while the rate of people living alone or living with their husband or wife is gradually increasing.


Young Vietnamese man travels to 30 countries, 150 cities

By the time he turned 27, Phan Thanh Quoc had visited 30 countries and 150 cities. And now he is working to earn enough money to take a trip around the world after the Covid-19 pandemic ends.


A cry for help from members of ‘parent haters’ group on Facebook

A group on Facebook called the "Society of Parent Haters" with more than 7,000 members has faced criticism from many people.

An uncommon trend for the well-off to entertain themselves

A hobby once reserved for the upper class is now becoming an interesting activity for plant enthusiasts: collecting camellia.

Young Vietnamese tend to have sex earlier: survey

A number of surveys in Vietnam show a tendency for young people to have sex earlier, but about 30-48% have not received contraceptive measures.

Wealthy build second homes in rural areas

The natural lifestyle and return to nature has prompted the wealthy to spend a lot of money to own a living space in the middle of nature.

Youth prefer freelancing, working from anywhere

As technology is developing at a lightning speed, more and more young people want to give up their dedicated desks in offices and work from anywhere in the world.

22-month-old boy climbs rocks, conquers Cat Ba caves with dad

Tao experienced his first trekking trip in his life when he was 22 months old on August 29. He was able to "conquer" a primitive cave in Gia Luan commune on Cat Ba Island.

Community farming model offers an escape to nature

Leaving the urban sprawl for rural life has become a hot trend among successful business owners, retired people and farm-based firms as they seek a relaxing escape from pollution, a chance to unwind or a return to a childhood idyll. 

Rooftop garden is peaceful retreat, food resource for HCM City family

When Nguyen Van Huynh returned to HCM City five years ago after living for 20 years in Eastern Europe, he and his wife decided to build a house in the city.

Hà Nội returns to life after social distancing

After seven consecutive days of recording no new cases of COVID-19, social distancing regulations were eased in Hanoi at midnight on April 23.

Simple ways to nurture face skin during isolation with cucumber

As the world works from home with many people self isolating, now is not the time to neglect your skin care.

Wooden sculptures play key roles in life and death

The province's Bahnar and Jrai ethnic groups' Pơ Thi or Bỏ Mả ceremony is held one to three years after someone dies to ask for the dead's permission to let the living move the corpse to a new tomb.