Youth

Synthetic drugs pose high risks to VN youth

Created 31 March 2017
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(37 votes, average 2.92 out of 5)

Recreational abuse of synthetic drugs is becoming increasingly popular among Vietnamese youth who want to get “high”. However, most youngsters are not aware of the long-term risks that the drugs might pose to the young mind, ending with consequences even more serious than traditional drugs.

Ho Chi Minh City youths earn a living as mascots, cosplay performers

Created 20 March 2017
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(21 votes, average 3.00 out of 5)

More young people in Ho Chi Minh City have taken to performing as mascots and in cosplay outfits to earn pocket money, amuse children and have fun.

 

Vietnamese youth ranked among weakest in region

Created 15 March 2017
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(23 votes, average 3.13 out of 5)

The physical strength of young Vietnamese is falling behind their peers in Asia according to a report by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Saigon youths run in-style homestay business in Da Lat

Created 19 February 2017
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(31 votes, average 2.97 out of 5)

Many youths have given up their job in Ho Chi Minh City to build a new home in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat and accommodate tourists with their homestay service.

 

Vietnamese girls volunteer for military service out of passion

Created 16 February 2017
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(30 votes, average 2.87 out of 5)

Among the thousands of male recruits entering the national military as part of their conscription requirements are a handful of female volunteers in Ho Chi Minh City joining the service to realize their dreams.

Young people criticised for behaviour at religious sites

Created 13 February 2017
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(38 votes, average 3.11 out of 5)

Trinh Hoa Binh, head of Vietnam Sociology Association has criticised young people for wearing revealing clothes at pagodas or being violent at festivals.

 

Vietnamese DJ attracts criticism over claim of traveling 7 European countries for $1,900

Created 18 October 2016
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(7 votes, average 2.71 out of 5)

Can we visit seven European countries in 22 days for less than US$2,000? One young Vietnamese disc jockey claims it is possible, but many people are not convinced.

Breeding raptors a new hobby of Hanoi youngsters

Created 16 October 2016
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(29 votes, average 3.03 out of 5)

Breeding birds of prey like falcons and eagles has been popular among young people in Hanoi in recent years.  

 

Vietnamese youths promote homeland via “non la” album at SSEAYP 2016

Created 06 October 2016
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(29 votes, average 3.07 out of 5)

Vietnamese youth delegates participating in the upcoming 43rdShip for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP) have promoted their home country via an impressive series of photos of the “non la,” or conical leaf hat.

Teens turn their lives around, with curling irons

Created 27 September 2016
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(24 votes, average 2.75 out of 5)

Several years ago, Nguyễn Anh Thư dropped out of school and had no way of earning an income in HCM City. Her family, originally from the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, could not afford to pay for any kind of job training.   

 

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