Vietnam

越南社會主義共和國(越南語:Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam/共和社會主義越南 聆聽),通稱越南(越南語:Việt Nam/越南),是位於東南亞的中南半島東端的社會主義國家,北鄰中國,西接柬埔寨和寮國,擁有超過9,600萬人口,位居世界第15名。 --來自 維基百科


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2017/07/31 | Saigoneer

The Power Couple of Vietnam's 1980s Literary Scene

Luu Quang Vu and Xuan Quynh’s death was something of a national tragedy in the late 1980s, but their legacy has lived on through their body of work and life stories.

2017/07/28 | Saigoneer

International Pop Culture Comes to Vietnam with Ariana Grande

With the fastest-growing middle class in the region and a staggering number of young, switched-on social media users, Vietnam is primed to become an attractive destination for international acts making the trip to Southeast Asia.

2017/07/24 | Phil Robertson

OPINION: Vietnam's Growing Online Community is Under Threat

Foreign donors should make it clear to Hanoi that closer relations depend on Vietnam tolerating its critics, rather than sending them to prison, says Phil Robertson.

2017/07/20 | Saigoneer

Vietnam Follows Taiwan Among Asia's Most Progressive on LGBT Rights

The past decade has seen so many policy changes in favor of LGBT rights in Vietnam.

2017/07/19 | Saigoneer

Q&A: How Saigon and the Mekong Delta Can Confront Climate Change

'Vietnam could raise more awareness about climate change and risks. There is little awareness among local people and farmers. In a way it's similar to the Netherlands: people are not very interested, it's still a very abstract discourse.'

2017/07/15 | Helen Clark

Vietnam Wants India to Help in the South China Sea

During a visit by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vietnam named India a comprehensive strategic partner, elevating it to the highest echelon of cooperation.

2017/07/12 | Hai Hong Nguyen

Will Vietnam Pull the US back to Asia?

Trump’s visit to Vietnam is an auspicious opportunity for him to reiterate the message the United States is not pivoting away from Asia.

2017/07/11 | Saigoneer

Saigon's Tattoo Culture Flourishes with Changing Attitudes

In Vietnam, tattoos have long had a reputation as the tell-tale stamp of gangsters and prisoners. However, the past decade has seen an awakening of the tattoo industry, particularly in major cities like Saigon and Hanoi.

2017/07/10 | Saigoneer

Taboo and Tradition Hinder Contraception Awareness in Vietnam

With many urban Vietnamese waiting longer to get married, the country’s younger generations are recognizing the need to open up about sex education in the conservative country.

2017/07/06 | Saigoneer

Black Teeth: How Vietnam's Hottest Beauty Regimen Went from Vogue to Obscurity

Once the hallmark of youthful beauty in Vietnam, nowadays dyeing one’s teeth black is a dying custom that can only be spotted in the country’s oldest generation.

2017/07/03 | Linh Tong

Vietnam is Churning Out 300 New Startups a Day

Vietnam has seen almost 40,000 new startups with a total registered investment of US$17 billion in the first four months of 2017 alone.

2017/06/24 | Cristina Nualart

Pioneering Queer Artists Opening Vietnam to Gay Culture

Truong Tan’s breakout work might not have changed laws directly, but they certainly played a part in encouraging other artists to attempt resistance and overcome self-censorship.

2017/06/19 | Saigoneer

Child Labor to Surge in Vietnam Due to Climate Change: Experts

As climate change wreaks havoc on Vietnam, more children will be forced to work from an early age, experts say.