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The Future of Expat

It could be bright. But play it the wrong way and it could be terrible

Shutta App Releases for Android

The increasingly popular Shutta app is preparing for their Android release

Digital Love

How do you create sustainable development? Passerelles Numériques Vietnam’s answer is to train underprivileged students to work in IT ...


An intimate gig with an international act ...

Ten 10: Song Que

Despite being surrounded by Vietnamese eateries, the multiple award-winning Song Que is probably the most successful Vietnamese restaurant in London. Yet it remains very down to earth. Its owners, Luoc and Anh, tell their story. Photo by Nick Ross ...

Zone 17

Recently reopened to cater for Hanoi’s late-night enthusiasts, Zone 17 does nine-to-five the other way around. ...

To the Limits

On Jun. 11, the Phu Quoc Marathon gets its first outing ...

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10 Reasons to Visit Kazakhstan

Tim Russell boldly went where few people have gone on vacation — Kazakhstan

The Historian

Sue Fleming heads 20km out of Hanoi to Kim Lan and meets a self-taught village elder who has been instrumental in getting the village in touch with its past. Photos by Julie Vola. Translation by Nguyen Ha Linh

The Nepal Earthquake

The earthquake that hit Nepal on at the end of April has been devastating. Here are two personal accounts from people living in Vietnam of what happened

The Best Mexican Food in Saigon

Faced with a tough choice, and four times the recommended daily allowance of meats, Owen Salisbury grits and grinds through the best taco options this city has to offer. Photos by Kyle Phanroy

The Ambassador

Always eager to mingle on the diplomatic cocktail circuit, David Mann met the U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius to talk diplomacy, diapers and daily life in Vietnam. Photo by Julie Vola

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In Search of the Super Cave

Or, how Ed Weinberg went looking for Southeast Asia’s largest volcanic cave and got scraped...

A Brief History of Bia Hoi

Considered the ultimate people’s beer, bia hoi started off as a concession to the shortages...

The Cartoonist

A cartoonist and a teacher, But Chi’s raison d’etre is to use the creation and...

A Brief History of Beer Mythology

Through its history, beer has inspired many people to tell lies — including some about...

Falling Off the Wagon

It’s a common New Year’s resolution — go a month or so without drinking. Jon...

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