Vietnamese language

Episode 21 - Việt Economy; Language Origins

The impact of China’s economic slowdown is being felt around the world. With close ties to the Asian giant, is Việt Nam’s economy also in trouble? Stella Trần has the Five Things to Know about Việt Nam’s economy.

Tiffany Lý answers this riddle in our Vietnamism segment: China played A crucial role in the formation of many Asian languages, but Việt Nam chose to B different. C if you can guess which alphabet Việt Nam ended up with while other countries adopted Chinese characters!