Headed in the right direction

Headed in the right direction

Vietnamese police have started Monday to fine parents who flout regulations on children wearing helmets. I am absolutely...

Child care begins at home

Child care begins at home

In its March 8-14, 2013 edition, Vietweek published an article referring to the possible revival of...

The Tet defensive

The Tet defensive

Why Vietnamese Lunar New Year's beats the pants off Pope Gregory the 8th

The power of vaccines

The power of vaccines

This week more than 180 countries are celebrating World Immunization Week. Vaccines are a life-saving and cost...

Awake at the wheel

Awake at the wheel

I decided to spend the second half of Tet in Phu Quoc this year, looking for a...

Crime does pay

An Open Letter to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

It's driving me nuts

It's driving me nuts

I notice that a lot of the commentary on traffic accidents in Vietnam these days tends to...

Who loves creepy-crawlies?

Who loves creepy-crawlies?

A recent Associated Press article about the loss of cave biodiversity in Vietnam has rekindled old memories,...

Sauce not for gander?

Sauce not for gander?

In recent months there have been several incidents of violence reported in Vietnamese newspapers and clips on YouTube depicting what are clearly...