• A story of spikes spokes in bikes

    A story of spikes spokes in bikes

    VietNamNet Bridge – His deeds might not make it to the Guinness Book of World Records, but Dinh Phan Thin belongs to the record books.

  • The end is (almost) nigh

    The end is (almost) nigh

    VietNamNet Bridge – 2017 has been a rough year, and it’s about to get worse: the undead are on the loose in Vietnam.

  • Clueless thieves leave a valuable clue

    Clueless thieves leave a valuable clue

    Two teenagers recently broke into a house in central province of Hà Tĩnh and stole two motorbikes, a Yamaha and a Honda SH.

  • Biggest Vietnamese newborn weighs 7.1kg

    Biggest Vietnamese newborn weighs 7.1kg

    A 30-year-old woman in the northern province of Vĩnh Phúc has given birth to a newborn weighing 7.1kg – the biggest ever newborn in Viet Nam.

  • APPF-26 organising committee makes debut in Hanoi

    APPF-26 organising committee makes debut in Hanoi

    The organising committee of the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) made its debut at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 3.

  • Bikinis for flood victims?

    Bikinis for flood victims?

    VietNamNet Bridge – Many people didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when they saw a photo of a man in flood-hit Muong La District in the northern province of Son La wearing a skirt.

  • Dark hair dye and chemical relaxers linked to breast cancer

    Dark hair dye and chemical relaxers linked to breast cancer

    African-American and white women who regularly chemically straightened their hair or dyed it dark brown or black had an elevated risk of breast cancer,

  • No headmasters no year-end certificates of merit

    No headmasters no year-end certificates of merit

    In Viet Nam, parents wait in frenzied anticipation for year-end reports on their little angels’ test scores and behaviour at school.

  • Tied up in a truck

    Tied up in a truck

    On Monday morning, people in Phuoc Thanh Commune in the southern province of Tien Giang’s My Tho City heard the sound of a horn coming from a container truck parked along the road.

  • Ignorance is bliss, sort of

    Ignorance is bliss, sort of

    What do you do when you see a bomb, especially a bomb with its detonator? The answer is you run away as fast and far as you can. However, there are exceptions to this rule.

  • A ‘drink’ that makes you think

    A ‘drink’ that makes you think

    At a workshop in HCM City last week, she introduced her company’s herbicide to many scientists, agriculturists and plant protection specialists.

  • Driver’s drive drives him nuts

    Driver’s drive drives him nuts

    An official in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has found the perfect way to drive the nation out of poverty, literally.