Rooftop Aquaponic Systems Bring Sustainable Urban Farming To Saigon

Rooftop Aquaponic Systems Bring Sustainable Urban Farming To Saigon

District 12 farmer, Nguyễn Ngọc Khuyến, has adopted a brilliant system to make urban farming more accessible to those wi...

HCMC Pledges To Speed Up Construction Of Metro Lines

HCMC Pledges To Speed Up Construction Of Metro Lines

At a news conference on Monday, the Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Management Board said that it was speeding up constru...

Crew Feared Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes In HCMC

Crew Feared Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes In HCMC

[Update Below] A military helicopter crashed in HCMC’s Bình Chánh District this morning after departing from Tân Sơn Nhất...

Prime Minister Approves Plan For Phú Quốc Casino

Prime Minister Approves Plan For Phú Quốc Casino

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved plans for an entertainment complex along with a casino to be built in the so...

[Video] New Reality Show Puts Fashion Bloggers To Work In A Cambodian Sweatshop

[Video] New Reality Show Puts Fashion Bloggers To Work In A Cambodian Sweatshop

A new Norwegian reality show set to air this April strays from the typical nature of the genre, transplanting three 17-y...

Arts & Culture

Ministry Of Justice Seeks To Punish Adulterers With Fines

Ministry Of Justice Seeks To Punish Adulterers With Fines

A revised decree from the Ministry of Justice contains a proposal to fine members of a married couple that are found to be committing adulte...

[Video] "The Road Story Vietnam"

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There’s no shortage of videos made by backpackers trekking through Vietnam which tap directly into our wanderlust. But few videos feature th...

Vietnamese Airlines May Soon Offer Direct Flights To The U.S.

Vietnamese Airlines May Soon Offer Direct Flights To The U.S.

For Vietnamese and expats who frequently travel between Vietnam and the U.S., you may not have to endure long stop overs much longer.

Eat & Drink

[Video] How To Cook Miến Gà

[Video] How To Cook Miến Gà

Sure, miến gà can be found at plenty of restaurants around Saigon and perhaps you’ve found a great place to grab a bowl of the chicken ...

Craft Beer Makes Its Debut In Saigon: Pasteur Street Brewing

Craft Beer Makes Its Debut In Saigon: Pasteur Street Brewing

Nestled down a hẻm in District 1 are many a gem to be found by either stumbling upon them or through an awesome bit of advice from a friend....

Saigon Duck Tacos: “Some Of The Best Street Food On The Planet”

Saigon Duck Tacos: “Some Of The Best Street Food On The Planet”

The melding of East and West takes place in so many facets where cultures and people from different backgrounds intermingle. Whether it be K...

Old Saigon

[Photos] Saigon Then And Now

[Photos] Saigon Then And Now

We’re back with another set of our “Then and Now” photos which contrast old images of Saigon with their present day counterparts. For a much...

21 Rare Images Of Hanoi’s Street Markets Taken Between 1991 and 1993

21 Rare Images Of Hanoi’s Street Markets Taken Between 1991 and 1993

From 1990 to 1993, German photographer Hans-Peter Grumpe traveled across Vietnam, taking about 1,600 photos in 20 provinces around...

Society

New Restaurant Brings Hanoi’s Street Life And Trees Indoors

New Restaurant Brings Hanoi’s Street Life And Trees Indoors

Hanoi’s Cheering Beer Club/Restaurant, designed by H&P Architects, aims to blur the boundary between inside and out by creating a dialog...

China Just 3D-Printed An Entire Mansion

China Just 3D-Printed An Entire Mansion

Luxury LegoLand just got real. Chinese construction company, Winsun, revealed their largest 3D printed houses produced to date earlier ...

How Fat Are Vietnamese Compared To The Rest Of The World?

How Fat Are Vietnamese Compared To The Rest Of The World?

On a global scale, Vietnam fits into the low risk bucket when it comes to obesity rates with the medical condition afflicting less than 5% o...