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Cousins

Now with a second restaurant, the well-established Tay Ho establishment Cousins is upping the dining scene away from the lake. Our mystery diner finds out what’s going on. Photos by Julie Vola ...

Six Shades of Vegan Green

Ditch the meat and get some greenery inside you. Zoe Osborne and Mike Palumbo search out six dairy and meat-free salads that make a tasty meal ...

Women in History

Vo Thi Sau, Ba Trieu and Hai Ba Trung? Wonder who they are? Here are their stories and the tales of some of this country’s best known women. Words by Jesse Meadows and Vu Ha Kim Vy ...

Reng Reng

Many Vietnamese coffee drinkers are casual about what goes into their daily brew. But for one man from Dalat, it is unthinkable that consumers in the second-largest coffee exporting country in the world have to drink additive-filled coffee. ...

Great Women

From women in business to academics, authors to behavioural analysts to fashion designers, we profile nine women who are making a difference in Vietnam. Photos by Julie Vola, Mike Palumbo and Bao Zoan ...

Antibiotics: More Curse than Cure

Prescribing antibiotics when they shouldn’t be leads to bacteria developing resistance. In Vietnam, though, it goes one stage further. Here you can buy the drugs straight out of the pharmacy. Words by Edward Dalton ...

The Replica Village

Edward Dalton visits the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism near Ba Vi. The experience is surreal ...

Future Shorts Returns to Snap Cafe


Future Shorts returns to Snap Cafe on Jun. 17 where the drinks are chilly and the food is delicious and the seating is abundant.

Future Shorts Southeast Asia now runs in 4 countries and 6 cities within the region due to the commitment and dedication of 6 teams and thousands of audience members. These 6 teams are made up entirely of passionate volunteers working hard to make the best underground cinema available.

Snap Cafe is located at 32 Tran Ngoc Dien, Q2, Ho Chi Minh City. Doors at 7pm, tickets are VND60,000, VND30,000 for students and free for filmmakers.

Editor's Picks

The Tea Lady

Thin is selling tea on the doorstep of her house. Members of her family are sitting around a small table playing cards and drinking tea. They come sometimes when the weather isn’t good or on their day off. “They play just for fun, not for...

In the Face of Adversity

Mai Nha Orphanage in Central Vietnam is the first foreign-run and foreign-owned orphanage in Vietnam. Raising 20 children to adulthood, if it wasn’t for the determination of Marc and Marie Witlox, the project would never have got off the ground.

The Falconry Encounter

Natalia Martinez meets the men who practice falconry. She is suitably impressed. Photos by Francis Xavier and Natalia Martinez

Saving the Jungle

As is being shown in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, to conserve the jungle you need to create jobs

The Pho Burger

First there was pho cuon, then the pho cocktail. Now there’s the pho burger

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Falling Off the Wagon

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

A Brief History of Beer Mythology

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

Burger Wars

Four expert judges battled lunchtime traffic, salad cravings and meat sweats to taste 10 burgers...

A Brief History of Bia Hoi

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

In Search of the Super Cave

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

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