To prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading, many entertainment venues in Vietnam have been closed, activities cancelled, placing artists in abeyance.
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The American computer-animated comedy film Monsters Inc. of Pixar Animation Studios inspired Vietnamese Chef Hoang Tung, owner of coronavirus-hit Pizza Home restaurant chain, who had to cut several part-time staff members.
Social distancing campaign, the dynamic Saigon has become so strange and tranquility. No dust, no traffic jam, no crowd, no noise.
Online searches for condoms rose 56 percent in March as people stayed at home, fearful of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Vu Lan Festival: a group offers employees 5 days-off to devote their filial 1
- Vietnam among the biggest bubble tea consumers in Southeast Asia 2
- Masterise Group shares love and sends Tet to everyone 3
- Vietnam ranks No 2 in the world for enthusiasm for travel 4
- Son Tung M-TP's company gets a fine of VND70 million for the new MV 5
- First lotus festival to feature 200 lotus-made dishes in Vietnam 6
As the novel coronavirus cripples city life, Saigonese are lending their fellow urbanites a hand.
A coffee shop in Ho Chi Minh City has come up with an ingenious idea to keep their business running while ensuring safety.
Vietnam has been ranked 83rd out of 156 countries in the latest World Happiness Report 2020 released recently by the United Nations, up 11 places compared to last year.
British citizen Gavin Wheeldon has been held in a Vietnamese government quarantine near Hanoi since March 14. Here he provides an insight on what day-to-day life is like under complete lockdown.
“King of Vietnam’s hi-end fashion” Jonathan Hanh Nguyen decided to hire a private jet to bring his rich kid with coronavirus home from London.
A wealthy Vietnamese jet-setter who tested positive for coronavirus after a trip to Europe attended luxury catwalk shows at fashion weeks in Milan and Paris.
A Vietnamese curator has been dropped by an exhibitor at a UK art fair because she would be “seen as carrying the virus”.
Comedian Oliver described the song as an "incredible" public information video to help limit the coronavirus spread.
Vietnamese farmers in Mekong Delta are being hit not once but twice by the spreading coronavirus and the historic salt intrusion since China's dams are worsening drought conditions downstream.
Vietnam’s first Formula One grand prix will go ahead as planned on April 5 despite continuing concern about the coronavirus epidemic that has caused the cancellation of China’s race.
Long a power in global textile and garment manufacturing, Vietnam is taking on a new role as a fast-growing consumer market.
Vietnam’s inaugural Formula One Grand Prix will take place in Hanoi in April as planned, avoiding the fate of the Chinese Grand Prix which was postponed over the deadly coronavirus.