Uproar as new action movie casts Jackie Chan as Vietnamese father International

A trailer for the action-thriller “The Foreigner” released this week has been met with excitement at the return of martial arts legend Jackie Chan to the big screen, full Liam Neeson style. The Hong Kong star will take center stage in a dark role as a businessman embarking on a mission of revenge after his […]

Foul play? Journalist arrested, investigated for blackmailing government official in northern Vietnam International

Police in the northern province of Yen Bai have arrested a journalist for allegedly extorting money from a businessman and also accused him of extracting bribery from a local official. Le Duy Phong, 32, from Giao Duc Vietnam (Vietnam Education) online newspaper, allegedly met Vu Xuan Sang, director of Yen Bai’s Department of Planning and […]

The courtroom drama that all Vietnamese are talking about, explained International

A suspenseful courtroom drama between a ‘beauty’ and a ‘businessman’ that has turned legal and moral standards on their heads. Who’s who This may appear a classic “he said-she said” legal conundrum, but there are too many twists and turns that can disorient even the most attentive of viewers and listeners. Truong Ho Phuong Nga, […]

Vietnamese ‘Glee’? Cheers and jeers as remake of hit TV show announced International

The cast of “Glee Vietnam” was announced on Monday, but the excitement of seeing a local touch to the award-winning series of high school dreams and drama has been met with a lot of questions. “So who’s gonna sing?” That was one of the mixed reactions to the introduction, which met with more criticism than […]