Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese People Are Taking the Fight Against Plastic Waste Into Their Own Hands

<i>By Ha Nguyen</i>HO CHI MINH CITY — For many Vietnamese people, it is a ritual as circadian as the sunrise: On the way to work, they pull over their …

Vietnam

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years for attempting to overthrow the state

HANOI (Reuters) - (Corrects this Aug. 22 story throughout to show defendants were convicted for attempting to overthrow the state (not found guilty of terrorism or masterminding bomb attacks). The original story and a previous correction had misrepresented the nature of the charges.)<p>U.S. citizen …

Vietnam

SIA plane hits aerobridge at Changi Airport, all 272 passengers and 12 crew on board unhurt

SINGAPORE - Passengers on a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday (Sept 18) had to disembark just before take …

Singapore Airlines

How Vietnam was America’s avoidable war

We call the Vietnam War a tragedy. But it wasn’t a matter of fate: it was a choice.<p>In 1962, an idealistic young American named Frank Scotton joined …

Opinion (UK)

SK Group to Acquire $470 Million Stake in Vietnam's Masan

SK Holdings Co. is acquiring the largest foreign stake in Masan Group Corp. for about $470 million, in a deal that will value the Vietnamese …

Financial Services

What’s Next on the Travel Hot List? Beat the Masses in These Vietnamese Towns

Danang and Nha Trang can feel a world away from Vietnam’s well-trodden destinations like Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. Though both towns have been …

Da Nang

NWA Business Women’s Conference provides personal, professional enrichment

Athlete and adventurer Rebecca Rusch told guests at the 20th annual NWA Business Women’s Conference on Tuesday (Sept. 18) that her 1,200 kilometer …

Vietnam War

Global Trade Is Thriving (for Some)

The West has turned hostile to open markets, but trade isn’t in retreat everywhere. In other parts of the world, it’s flourishing.<p>The fashionable label “deglobalization” misses the shift in import and export patterns that has seen emerging markets account for an increasing share of global trade in …

Globalization

Asia Society and Museum

Asia Society Museum has earned international acclaim for groundbreaking exhibitions that showcase new discoveries in traditional art and introduce …

Museums

Dîner en Blanc in New York City

Imagine thousands of people wearing white dresses, white suits, white shoes and white jewelry taking over a New York City lawn on a summer night. It …

New York City

TOLLE Singapore KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes

Singapore KrisFlyer hat echt gute Spontaneous Escapes aufgelegt ...

Singapore Airlines

This is the most common time for burglaries — no, it’s not at night

Having someone break into your home is downright scary. Not only could the burglar take valuable and priceless belongings, but the incident could ruin your sense of security. Even your own home stops feeling so safe. Don’t miss these other 21 things burglars don’t want you to know.<p>With nearly 3 …

AOL

Sticky Cinnamon Roll Babka Buns

If you're looking for decadence, you're in the right place. Though the dough requires multiple steps, the result is a bun that is sweeter, stickier, …

Cinnamon

Sensex, Nifty Update: Sun Pharma, ICICI Prudential Life, KIOCL

Sun Pharma Gains After Drug Receives European Comission’s Nod<p>Shares of the drugmaker rose 2.3 percent, snapping two days of losses, to Rs 657 …

Business (India)

Sneak a peek at the hotels of the future

<b>TRADITIONAL hotels are fine, but why settle for ordinary when you can stay in an extendable, floating, or mobile hotel? This sentiment is echoed by</b> …

Asia Travel

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

U.S. Dept. of State

2018’s Miss Vietnam Is Blowing Everyone’s Minds With Her Stunning Visuals

An 18-year-old student at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education became Miss Vietnam 2018 and is one of the youngest winners in …

Vietnam

Articles about 6 bathrooms made concrete on Dwell.com - Dwell

Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's affordable housing crisis, one architect turns to a surprising new micro-housing solution.<p>Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us the scoop on how to...<p>Build your own stylish, industrial …

North Atlantic

She tried to fight for women’s and LGBT rights. Now this Vietnamese singer can only perform in secret.

Do Nguyen Mai Khoi is many things. A pop star. A former political candidate. An activist. And an enemy of the state.<p>The Communist Party in Vietnam …

Communist Party

SE Asian stocks subdued; Philippines marks 2-month closing low

BENGALURU (Sept 18): Southeast Asian stock markets were largely subdued on Tuesday with investors staying cautious amid a new round of US tariffs on …

Business (Malaysia)

T. R. Hummer on Robert Olen Butler

<b>Former Editor T. R. Hummer introduces “A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain” by Robert Olen Butler, from NER 13.3-4 (1991).</b><p>The labor of editing—the …

Vietnam

Antica Trattoria della Pesa

Antica Trattoria della Pesa<p>Viale Pasubio 10, 20154, Milan 20154, Italy | +39 02 655 5741<p>Price Range<p>$$ (Entrees $15 to $30)<p>Cuisine<p>Italian<p>Features<p>Local …

Vietnam

TOO YOUNG TO ESCAPE by Van Ho , Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

When 4-year-old Van wakes one morning in her home in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, her mother and siblings are gone. They have fled the country without …

Siblings

The Busiest Flight Route in the World Is to an Island You’ve Probably Never Been to

While the U.S. is home to the world’s biggest aviation market, the Asia-Pacific region dominates when it comes to the most popular air routes.<p>The …

Hong Kong

Time Magazine Sold to Salesforce Founder Marc Benioff for $190 Million

Benioffs won’t have day-to-day operational role at Time Magazine<p>Time magazine will have a new home.<p>Nearly eight months after Meredith Corp. completed its purchase of Time Inc., the publisher has agreed to sell Time magazine for $190 million to Marc Benioff, co-founder of Salesforce.com, and his …

Time Inc.

Trump Trade Winds Blow Egyptian Oranges to Shanghai Fruit Stalls

Escalating global trade tensions are giving Chinese fruit stalls a little more of an international flavor.<p>Fruit distributor Sunmoon Food Co. is …

Globalization

Go-Jek aims to raise at least $2bn in fresh funding | Financial Times

Go-Jek, the Indonesia ride-hailing unicorn, is seeking to raise at least $2bn its latest funding round, said two people familiar with the matter, …

Investing

A Golden Bridge Suspended by Giant Hands Is Vietnam’s New Tourist Attraction

In central Vietnam, not far from Da Nang, travelers have discovered a gleaming gold bridge stretching across the highlands. It’s supported by giant …

Da Nang

FE CREDIT Enables Mobile Payments for Its Cardholders across all Card Accepting Terminals through Samsung Pay

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- <i>VPBank Finance Company Limited (FE CREDIT) recently announced the launch of Samsung Pay for</i> …

Samsung Pay

ACN delivers big bang for small bucks for persecuted Christians

FRANKFURT, Germany – In a modest structure located under the shade of large oak trees in what used to be a French military compound, hardly …

Soviet Union