In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound
This year's gala night is not only an occasion for generations of artists to gather, but also a part of activities to celebrate 60th anniversary of Vietnam's Theater and the Vietnam's Theater Day (August 12 on the lunar calendar). To raise funds to organize these activities, the organizing panel will sell tickets in the price-range of VND 600,000 to VND 2 million each. … [Read more...] about Gala night to mark 60th anniversary of Vietnam’s Theater
She recalled a quiet morning when she, her family members and neighbors were getting ready for a new working day in the paddy field. A group of South Korean soldiers then appeared out of nowhere, lining up the unsuspecting locals in the field before shooting straight at them. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese survivors of S.Korean massacres – P3: Separated sisters
Loan and Phong could face the fines from VNĐ2 million to VNĐ5 million (US$85-214) for growing the banned plants, though it seems they'll be spared jail as growing 500-3,000 marijuana plants can lead to six months to three years in prison. … [Read more...] about Chickens chowing down on sweet Mary Jane?
It evoked memories of riots in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 after a policeman shot dead an African American man suspected of robbery, and the case earlier the same year of New Yorker Eric Garner, who died after New York police put him in an illegal chokehold as they tried to detain him for selling cigarettes. … [Read more...] about US braces for more protests over police killing of black man