[Photos] Typhoon Kalmaegi Causes Death, Destruction In Northern Vietnam

[Photos] Typhoon Kalmaegi Causes Death, Destruction In Northern Vietnam

Typhoon Kalmaegi touched down in Vietnam last night, uprooting trees, destroying homes and sparking mass evacuations.&nbs...

[Video] Take A Virtual Ride On Saigon’s First Metro

[Video] Take A Virtual Ride On Saigon’s First Metro

Saigon’s metro system won’t be inaugurated for another 4 years or so, but while you wait, take a virtual ride on the Bến...

34 Of The Oldest Known Photos Of Saigon

34 Of The Oldest Known Photos Of Saigon

Hanoi architect, Đoàn Bắc, and his father, Đoàn Thịnh, are known for their collections of old Vietnam photos. Among them...

[Photos] A Look At The Bygone Era Of “New” Cambodian Architecture

[Photos] A Look At The Bygone Era Of “New” Cambodian Architecture

In the 1950s and 60s, Cambodia was developing a unique architectural style, one which blended aspects of the Modern Move...

Asia-America Gateway Cable Broken Again

Asia-America Gateway Cable Broken Again

If you’ve noticed particularly slow Internet speeds for international websites today, you’re not alone. According to&nbs...

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Arts & Culture

[Photos] The Simple Differences Between Hanoi And Saigon

[Photos] The Simple Differences Between Hanoi And Saigon

As Hanoi and Saigon are constantly compared to one another, graphic designer, Nhat Le, created this illustration book, The Difference Between...

[Photos] French Photographer Highlights Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic Groups

[Photos] French Photographer Highlights Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic Groups

These photos of Vietnam’s ethnic groups are the work of French photographer, Sébastien Laval, who has been lugging his camera around the cou...

Passengers On Delayed Flights In Vietnam To Receive Compensation

Passengers On Delayed Flights In Vietnam To Receive Compensation

Starting December 1, Vietnamese airlines will be required to give passengers compensation in the form of meals and accommodation if their fl...

Eat & Drink

[Video] Marou Chocolate’s Quest For Vietnam’s Best Cacao

[Video] Marou Chocolate’s Quest For Vietnam’s Best Cacao

When it comes to beans, Vietnam is best known for the mass-cultivated, coffee variety. On the other end of the spectrum is the cocoa bean, t...

Vietnamese Bamboo Bar Makes “World’s Most Extraordinary” List

Vietnamese Bamboo Bar Makes “World’s Most Extraordinary” List

US website, Distractify , has listed Binh Duong Province’s Wind And Water as one of the “25 Most Extraordinary Bars To Experience In Your Life...

Dining In The Dark: Blackout Saigon

Dining In The Dark: Blackout Saigon

Last weekend, I really wanted to do something a bit different. And by different, I mean different as this went beyond just trying out a new re...

Old Saigon

[Photos] An Inside Look At 3 Of Saigon’s Most Intriguing Tombs

[Photos] An Inside Look At 3 Of Saigon’s Most Intriguing Tombs

Saigon is home to plenty of old structures, some which house the living, and others the dead. Many of the former are tombs of important scho...

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...

Lê Văn Tám Park – The Former Massiges Cemetery - Part II

Lê Văn Tám Park – The Former Massiges Cemetery - Part II

Cleared in 1983 to create the Lê Văn Tám Park, the former Massiges or European Cemetery (Cimetière Européen) was the most famous French ceme...

Society

[Video] Take A Virtual Ride On Saigon’s First Metro

[Video] Take A Virtual Ride On Saigon’s First Metro

Saigon’s metro system won’t be inaugurated for another 4 years or so, but while you wait, take a virtual ride on the Bến Thành–Suối Tiên lin...

$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...

Final Trials Find Dengue Vaccine To Be Highly Effective

Final Trials Find Dengue Vaccine To Be Highly Effective

Death from dengue fever, which plagues Vietnam and other tropical regions across the globe, may soon be a thing of the past after French dru...