Faint memories of a distant homeland flood a Vietnam-born, British gay man in Hong Khaou’s “Monsoon,” an authentic and gorgeous character study about the trauma of displacement, conflicted cultural identity and the parts of ourselves that feel almost forgotten. Laden…
It has taken a while for dining and entertainment businesses in the ‘backpacker area’ in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, which used to be teemed with commotion and activity prior to the two COVID-19 outbreaks, to adapt to a new…
Hanoi has shut certain bars and karaoke parlors deemed too crowded amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a mere week after their reopening.
Hanoi’s famous Ta Hien beer street was packed with people on the first Friday night after bars were allowed to reopen.
Authorities in Hanoi are seeking feedback for a pilot scheme to allow recreational establishments in Hoan Kiem area to stay open past midnight.
HCMC authorities allowed 180 bars and dance clubs to resume operations from 6 p.m. Monday after over a month of closure to curb the second Covid-19 wave.
Each night that Nha Vy steps proudly on stage in her traditional Vietnamese ao dai, or sometimes mini dress and heels, memories grow fainter of the taunts she endured as a transgender woman in her rural village.
Bars have been allowed to reopen in Ho Chi Minh City following a long shutdown due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic, while discos and karaoke shops are still banned.
After having been abandoned for many years, a water park in the north-central Vietnamese province of Thua Thien – Hue may be up for reopening in the near future as provincial authorities are seeking investors to revive the project.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have decided to close all cinemas, clubs and bars, massage parlors, karaoke shops, and online game centers until the end of March to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).