Category: Vietnam

Small Wonders: The Vietnamese Artist Making Tiny Food

Squinting in concentration, Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thi Ha An drops a bright red chilli onto a bowl of pho noodles barely bigger than a coin — the finishing touch to a miniature clay model that has eaten up days of her time.

Vietnam’s Startups: Second Largest in Southeast Asia

A tech-savvy population, a fast-growing economy, and the perks of being first in an emerging market — Vietnamese entrepreneur Le Thanh saw the potential in booming Ho Chi Minh City for his start-up transforming coffee grounds into masks.

Vietnam Jails Facebook User for Pro-Democracy Posts

A Vietnamese man accused of “defaming” the country’s leaders for broadcasting his pro-democracy views on Facebook was jailed for eight years on Tuesday after a lightning-quick trial denounced by rights groups.

$2.6B Online Gambling Ring Bust in Vietnam

Vietnamese police have smashed a massive online card ring with revenues estimated at $2.6 billion, the biggest ever bust of its kind in a country where most gambling is banned but remains rampant.

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