Saigon May Alert Residents of Flooding via SMS

Saigon May Alert Residents of Flooding via SMS

To help Saigoneers combat any future stormageddon  events, city officials are considering an SMS alert system to warn...

Saigon's Old Villas Fall to Demolition Epidemic

Saigon's Old Villas Fall to Demolition Epidemic

Due to the delay in creating a classification system for old mansions in Saigon, the city’s many old buildings are being...

[Photos] Time Stands Still on Sri Lanka's Colonial-Era Trains

[Photos] Time Stands Still on Sri Lanka's Colonial-Era Trains

The train from Colombo to Ella rolls along Sri Lanka’s undulating hills on a set of uneven tracks. Aging passenger cars,...

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L’Usine

L’Usine

Information provided by the proprietor:  L’Usine is a café and shop in the heart of Saigon, and one of the city’s most loved lifestyle b...

[Photos] Meet the Indonesian Community Where Women Run the Show

[Photos] Meet the Indonesian Community Where Women Run the Show

For this series of colorful snapshots, Indonesian blogger and travel writer Rathina Sankari ventured into a unique ethnic enclave located in t...

Timo Digital Bank

Timo Digital Bank

Information provided by the proprietor: Vietnam’s first Digital Bank has officially launched. It is a fully functional local bank account tha...

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The Story Behind Cho Ba Chieu

The Story Behind Cho Ba Chieu

Ba Chieu is an old, bustling local market with nostalgic charm. Built in 1942 in what is today’s Binh Thanh District, Ba Chieu Market has re...

Street Cred: Thoai Ngoc Hau, Dedicated but Misunderstood

Street Cred: Thoai Ngoc Hau, Dedicated but Misunderstood

For someone whose entire life was dedicated to national progress, Thoai Ngoc Hau really didn’t receive the treatment he deserved for his ach...

80 Years of Vietnam’s North-South Railway Line

80 Years of Vietnam’s North-South Railway Line

September 2, 2016 is an auspicious day in the history of Vietnam's railways, marking the 80th anniversary of the completion of the “Transind...