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    With all the change, destruction and reconstruction, there is a sense that Vietnam’s architectural traditions are being lost. Read More
  • The Selfie Face-Off 2014

    Maybe it’s with the Queen of England. Maybe it’s simply with your dog. Maybe it’s by yourself. Or maybe it’s with friends in a bizarre location. It doesn’t matter. Word is running a competition in search of the best selfie taken in Vietnam... Read More
  • The Most Beautiful Province in Vietnam?

    Ha Giang is touted by those who’ve travelled there as the most beautiful place in Vietnam. Nick Ross took a trip up to the country’s most northerly province to find out for himself Read More
  • Drinking for a Cause

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  • Breaking the Fast

    Halal cuisine in Ho Chi Minh City through the eyes of Ramadan. Read More
  • Teaching English in Sudan

    After a few years spent in the English-teaching game in Vietnam, Danny Armstrong decided to take his talents to Sudan — where he found a hard-scrabble people and a land he would grow to love. Read More
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What's On

  • The British Council Vietnam Celebrates Scotland in Film +

    From Sep. 22 to Sep 28 The British Council in Vietnam presents the UK Film Week 2014: Scotland – Year of

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  • The First Belgian Beer Festival +

    It's an increasingly lesser known secret that Belgium produces some of the best beer around. Helping to promote Belgian culture

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  • DJ Wally Lopez at Blanchy’s Tash +

    On Saturday, Sep. 27, Blanchy’s Tash will be hosting international superstar DJ Wally Lopez. This will be a night sure

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  • Mickey’s Magic Show Comes to Vietnam +

    Loved around the world, Disney is bringing its spellbinding Mickey's Magic Show to Ho Chi Minh City’s Hoa Binh Theatre

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  • Tay Ho Flea Market +

    7th Tay Ho Flea Market will be descending on Hanoi on Sunday Sep. 27.

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Briefings

  • Cat of the Month: Sharky +

    Sharky got his name for being bitey as a young kitten — but now he is more of a lovey dovey

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  • Charity of the month: Stars of Vietnam +

    When Juergen Eichhorn first saw the painful side of the northern province of Hai Duong, it happened by chance. He’s

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  • Drinking for a Cause +

    Preserving the endangered snow leopard

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  • TropFest Hanoi +

    The world’s largest film festival comes to Hanoi

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  • In Transition — Nha Lo +

    Glen Riley discovers beauty in a vanishing part of Saigon.

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Travel

  • Airport Stories (Tokyo Haneda’s CIQ Info Plaza) +

    Set off the main corridor in Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, the CIQ Info Plaza puts a nicer face on the harsh

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  • Give Vientiane a Chance +

    Julie Vola explores the Laotian capital’s overlooked charms, and finds them to be many

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  • Teaching English in Sudan +

    After a few years spent in the English-teaching game in Vietnam, Danny Armstrong decided to take his talents to Sudan

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  • Hiking California +

    Heading off the tourist track from Yosemite National Park, Matt Bender takes a 340km detour into paradise. Photos by Louis

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  • The Mountain Valley +

    On a spontaneous day trip with her sister in tow, Karen Hewell arrives in Thung Nai Valley to find a

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Just In

  • Blackout Opens in Saigon +

    Blackout opens in Saigon

    New restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City are a dime a veritable dozen. But few can claim to be as

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  • The British International School Opens in Hanoi +

    The British International School in Hanoi starts off its academic year for 2014 to 2015 on Aug. 27. Already a

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  • Eden Bar +

    Set outdoors down Ngo 264, Au Co and close to the Tay Ho end of the Red River, Eden is

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  • The Invasion Has Started +

    And no, we’re not talking an alien invasion here, although rewind a decade or so and just the very concept

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  • Hand-Pulled Noodles +

    With all the good Chinese food we have in Ho Chi Minh City, it’s a wonder Tam Hao is our

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Columns

  • Digital Memory +

    The way things change in the teenage years snaps into focus on that most important day of the calendar — the

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  • Coffee Cup HCMC: HiPencil Studio and Café +

    HiPencil was one of those good ideas that started in University, thought up by a group of seniors staying up

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  • Coffee Cup Hanoi: Cosa Nostra +

    It’s been a big year for cafes in Hanoi, with high-end operators turning out in force to tantalise the taste

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  • CSR or Social Enterprise? +

    Philanthropy has become an umbrella term for just about any type of benevolent activity. But what about corporate social responsibility

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  • Stress Management +

    Stress is the modern day killer. Stress is making you old, making you fat, impacting your productivity at work, affecting

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Promotions

  • Hanoi September Food Promos +

    Promotions of the month

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  • September Travel Promos +

    Promotions of the month

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  • August Travel Promos +

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  • HCMC August Food Promos +

    Food Promotions in Ho Chi Minh this August...

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    Food promotions in Hanoi this August...

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