Women Face Gender Bias in Vietnamese Media: Report

Women Face Gender Bias in Vietnamese Media: Report

A new report by non-profit organization Oxfam has drawn attention to gender bias in the Vietnamese media.

[Illustrations] Check Out This Polish Artist's Watercolor Tokyo Shopfronts

[Illustrations] Check Out This Polish Artist's Watercolor Tokyo Shopfronts

There’s something about urban shopfronts that inspires  artists everywhere to break out their canvas and doodle away....

Military Hands Over Land at Tan Son Nhat for Expansion

Military Hands Over Land at Tan Son Nhat for Expansion

Saigon's Tan Son Nhat International Airport (TSN) will be expanded in the near future as the Ministry of Defense recentl...

Proposed Hoi An Resort Sparks Environmental Concerns

Proposed Hoi An Resort Sparks Environmental Concerns

A decision by Hoi An authorities to once again greenlight a tabled multi-million dollar resort project has sparked conce...

Saigon Police Battle Sidewalk Encroachment in D1

Saigon Police Battle Sidewalk Encroachment in D1

Officials in District 1 are cracking down on sidewalk encroachment in an attempt to create more space for those travelin...

Arts & Culture

[Photos] Tet Nguyen Tieu in Saigon’s Chinatown

[Photos] Tet Nguyen Tieu in Saigon’s Chinatown

Last Saturday, on the first full moon of the first lunar month, members of Saigon’s ethnic Chinese community celebrated Tet Nguyen Tieu, or ...

Le Brothers: Exploring Identity in Modern Vietnam

Le Brothers: Exploring Identity in Modern Vietnam

Artists Le Duc Hai and Le Ngoc Thanh – known professionally as the Le Brothers, fast-rising stars in Vietnam’s contemporary art scene – stum...

Hue's Imperial City to Open at Night in April

Hue's Imperial City to Open at Night in April

Tourists who are fond of Hue’s Imperial City but tired of central Vietnam’s scorching heat will be glad to learn that they can soon visit th...

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B3 Steakhouse & Craft Beer

B3 Steakhouse & Craft Beer

When four French Michelin-star chefs were in town for an event at the Sofitel last month, one would think that their culinary interests woul...

Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island

Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island

Information provided by the proprietor: Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island is the first 5-star luxury resort on the island, located on the f...

WisePass Solves the Question of 'What Are You Doing Tonight?'

WisePass Solves the Question of 'What Are You Doing Tonight?'

The Saigon-based tech company offers a nightly bottle of spirits or wine at Saigon’s finest establishments through a user-friendly app, maki...

Eat & Drink

Hẻm Gems: Refreshing Chè at a 60-Year-Old Retro Hangout

Hẻm Gems: Refreshing Chè at a 60-Year-Old Retro Hangout

Relishing a bowl of assorted chè at Thach Che Hien Khanh is more than just an afternoon spent shooting the breeze with friends, it’s also a tr...

Hẻm Gems: Grilled Chicken With a Side of Jet Fuel

Hẻm Gems: Grilled Chicken With a Side of Jet Fuel

In the pantheon of great street food locations in Saigon, many of my favorite places to chow down can barely even be considered restaurants....

Old Saigon

Notre Dame Cathedral to Undergo Major Roof Renovation

Notre Dame Cathedral to Undergo Major Roof Renovation

With the recent approval of the municipal government, Saigon’s Notre Dame Cathedral will begin a major roof renovation project as early as n...

Street Cred: Nguyen Du, Father of Vietnamese Literature

Street Cred: Nguyen Du, Father of Vietnamese Literature

Even if you’re in need of a refresher on Vietnamese history, chances are you know the name Nguyen Du. The 19 th -century statesman and poet is...

A Throwback to Saigon's Original Tramway Network

A Throwback to Saigon's Original Tramway Network

As ever-increasing levels of traffic congestion and air pollution turn many of Ho Chi Minh City’s road junctions into choking bottlenecks, m...