Did you know that before the introduction of Latin letters, Việt Nam had a writing system of characters similar to Chinese today? Tiffany Lý has more in this week’s Vietnamism.
Vietnamese names are hard to remember and even harder to pronounce - if you’re a non-native speaker.
Sometimes it can cause a bit of an awkward situation when Vietnamese names, like Bích, or Phúc, resemble profanities in English. Gia Linh Vũ has a primer on how to navigate some of these tricky names.