The Little-Known Hero’s Tomb Next To Bà Chiểu Market

The Little-Known Hero’s Tomb Next To Bà Chiểu Market

Located at the intersection of two bustling streets in Bình Thạnh District – Phan Đình Phùng and Đinh Tiên Hoàng – and a...

5 Unique Spins On Phở That Can Be Found In Saigon

5 Unique Spins On Phở That Can Be Found In Saigon

Phở is a known commodity. One of Vietnam’s most famous dishes and perhaps one of the world’s most famous soups , there are...

Vietnamese Model To Hold International Fashion Show On Eiffel Tower

Vietnamese Model To Hold International Fashion Show On Eiffel Tower

Vietnamese model, Jessica Minh Anh, has clearly found her niche - organizing fashion shows at some of the world’s most i...

12 Old Photos Of Saigon Street Vendors

12 Old Photos Of Saigon Street Vendors

No matter if you’re a local or a foreigner, one image from Saigon will always stay with you - street vendors - an integr...

Draft Degree Requires Vietnamese Make 15mil/Month To Play In Local Casinos

Draft Degree Requires Vietnamese Make 15mil/Month To Play In Local Casinos

Under the new draft degree on casino management, the Ministry of Finance has proposed that regular members at local casi...

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Facebook Threatens To Sue HCMC Restaurant For Using Its Name

Facebook Threatens To Sue HCMC Restaurant For Using Its Name

In a rare example of intellectual property protection in Vietnam, Facebook has threatened to sue a HCMC restaurant for using the social netw...

[Video] Vietnamese Robotics Team Wins International Contest

[Video] Vietnamese Robotics Team Wins International Contest

A student robotics team from Dong Nai Province’s Lac Hong University won the 14th annual ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (Robocon) which...

[Photos] "Marlboro Boys" Captures The Disturbing Trend Of Underage Smoking In Indonesia

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Smoking may be a major public health issue in Vietnam, but in Indonesia, the deadly habit has been taken up by the country’s youth, some of ...

Arts & Culture

An Interview With 2 Vietnamese Dog Thieves

An Interview With 2 Vietnamese Dog Thieves

Dog theft has become a major issue over the years in Vietnam, especially as the country develops and people form deeper bonds with their pet...

1,2, Dance @ Broma

1,2, Dance @ Broma

From the organizer : For the 4th edition of 1...2... DANCE!, DJ Hibiya Line will team up with a special guest and bring you through the ...

Vietnam Considers Waiving Visas For 9 Nationalities

Vietnam Considers Waiving Visas For 9 Nationalities

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Transport is seeking approval to waive visa requirements for citizens of Fra...

Eat & Drink

5 Unique Spins On Phở That Can Be Found In Saigon

5 Unique Spins On Phở That Can Be Found In Saigon

Phở is a known commodity. One of Vietnam’s most famous dishes and perhaps one of the world’s most famous soups , there are few mysteries (perh...

[Photos] Awesome Tree House Café In Gò Vấp District

[Photos] Awesome Tree House Café In Gò Vấp District

Gò Vấp District is home to a pretty sweet tree house , by far the largest we’ve seen in Saigon. Even more impressive, the structure, which loo...

5 Of Saigon’s Best Streets For Street Food

5 Of Saigon’s Best Streets For Street Food

Vietnam Coracle is back with a list of some of the best streets in Saigon to find plentiful bounties of street food with photos and a descrip...

Old Saigon

Old Saigon Building Of The Week: The Former Lycée Chasseloup-Laubat

Old Saigon Building Of The Week: The Former Lycée Chasseloup-Laubat

The Lê Quý Đôn Secondary School (Trường Trung học Phổ thông Lê Quý Đôn, www.lequydon.edu.vn ) at 110 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai street is the city’s...

12 Old Photos Of Saigon Street Vendors

12 Old Photos Of Saigon Street Vendors

No matter if you’re a local or a foreigner, one image from Saigon will always stay with you - street vendors - an integral weave in the city...

14 Beautiful Old Photos (And A Short History) Of Da Nang

14 Beautiful Old Photos (And A Short History) Of Da Nang

Da Nang’s history can be traced back to 192AD when it was part of the Champa Kingdom, only becoming part of Vietnam after the culmination of...

Society

HCMC Authorities Push To Fast Track New Airport

HCMC Authorities Push To Fast Track New Airport

With increased air traffic and pressure to accommodate more flights, HCMC authorities are pushing hard to fast track approval for the $10 bi...

$189 Million Plan To Give 300,000 HCMC Students Tablets Draws Criticism

$189 Million Plan To Give 300,000 HCMC Students Tablets Draws Criticism

Last week the HCMC Department of Education proposed a plan to equip 300,000 primary students with tablets for the coming school year, report...

Dengue Fever On The Rise In HCMC

Dengue Fever On The Rise In HCMC

According to Thanh Nien , doctors in HCMC have noticed an alarming rise in the number of dengue fever cases in recent weeks, especially among ...