A year when cables split, superstars cancelled concerts, dengue fever spread like wildfire, and the country got hit by not one but three tropical storms. It doesn’t make good reading, right?
Years of speculation over whether the fast food behemoth would ever enter Hanoi are now at an end
The Vietnamese film industry has experienced a Renaissance over the past few years. Em Chua 18 is the latest movie to woo the the crowds
Three months, three storms and a death toll of almost 300
Well over 100,000 cases of dengue fever reported in 2017
The family book and ID card are being replaced with a new system
Trees breathe life into the capital’s “concrete jungle”
Hanoi gets a repeat performance of the hugely popular conference on ideas
The mighty doner kebab has been feeding hungry people in Hanoi since the turn of the century. But where it arrived from is unknown.