Sen Nguyen

Sen Nguyen

Sen Nguyen is a journalist based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Rich-poor gap in Vietnam epitomised by Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where people live in poverty next to banks and boutiques

In the Old Quarter of Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi, the rich-poor gap couldn’t be more obvious as banks and boutiques sit steps from the homes of people like Hoang Van Xuan, who lives in a tiny decrepit attic too small to stand up in.

9 Jan 2020 - 8:21PM

In the Old Quarter of Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi, the rich-poor gap couldn’t be more obvious as banks and boutiques sit steps from the homes of people like Hoang Van Xuan, who lives in a tiny decrepit attic too small to stand up in.

Rich-poor gap in Vietnam epitomised by Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where people live in poverty next to banks and boutiques
US Operation Babylift ‘orphans’ are still seeking their Vietnamese parents, more than 40 years on

In the final days of the Vietnam war, Operation Babylift evacuated 3,000 children and took them to the West to be adopted. Not all were orphans;many are still searching for their roots

29 Sep 2019 - 7:32PM

In the final days of the Vietnam war, Operation Babylift evacuated 3,000 children and took them to the West to be adopted. Not all were orphans;many are still searching for their roots

US Operation Babylift ‘orphans’ are still seeking their Vietnamese parents, more than 40 years on
LGBT rights: Vietnam recognises transgender people, but there’s a flaw in its law

In 2015, Vietnam passed a law enshrining rights for transgender people, after years fighting for legal recognition – but the bill to enforce that law has still not passed, continuing the discrimination and uncertainty faced.

21 Jun 2019 - 9:00AM

In 2015, Vietnam passed a law enshrining rights for transgender people, after years fighting for legal recognition – but the bill to enforce that law has still not passed, continuing the discrimination and uncertainty faced.

LGBT rights: Vietnam recognises transgender people, but there’s a flaw in its law
Are Facebook and YouTube ‘online gangsters’ corrupting the youth of Vietnam?

A new breed of social media influencers in the country are raking in big bucks with videos showing them living large, destroying property and swearing.

1 May 2019 - 9:15AM

A new breed of social media influencers in the country are raking in big bucks with videos showing them living large, destroying property and swearing.

Are Facebook and YouTube ‘online gangsters’ corrupting the youth of Vietnam?