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Tag: Ho Chi Minh

Unhealthy air forces Vietnam to tell citizens to stay indoors

Hanoi's air quality index reading of PM2.5 the worst in the world.

Vietnamese Street Food 101: Duck porridge at a roadside stall

The porridge made from broken rice comes with boiled duck meat served with green onions, cilantro, pepper, fish sauce and a spicy condiment.

Vietnamese Street Food 101: Supreme spring rolls (Goi Cuon)

Delicious, light and nutritious, Vietnamese Spring Rolls or Goi Cuon are perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

Vietnamese Street Food 101: Tantalising Bo Kho or beef stew

Bo Kho is usually served with Banh Mi (baguette), rice noodles or steamed rice and has a complex flavour due to the pungent fish sauce used in it.

Vietnam jails five people accused of attempting to overthrow state

State media reports cited the indictment as saying that the coalition distorted the guidelines and policies of the (Communist) Party of Vietnam.

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years over bomb attacks

James Nguyen and Angel Phan were convicted, along with 10 accomplices who received short jail terms, after a two-day trial - all defendants were charged with attempting to overthrow the state.

Thirteen dead in Vietnam highrise apartment fire

Thirteen people were killed and several injured when a fire broke out at an apartment complex in Vietnam's southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City early Friday, authorities said.

Heartache for sale at Vietnam’s ex-lovers market

The market has steadily grown since it opened in February, especially among Vietnam's social-media obsessed youth, unabashed about sharing intimate details of their everyday lives.