[Photos] Xe Vélo Solex: A Forgotten Saigon Classic

[Photos] Xe Vélo Solex: A Forgotten Saigon Classic

Both bicycles and motorbikes have long played an important role in the lives of Vietnamese (and at times, its occupiers)...

VietJet To Offer Direct Flights Between Saigon And Yangon

VietJet To Offer Direct Flights Between Saigon And Yangon

It will soon be easier for Saigonese to visit Yangon with VietJet announcing it will soon offer direct flights between t...

American Dubstep Pioneer Skrillex Confirms Saigon, Hanoi Shows

American Dubstep Pioneer Skrillex Confirms Saigon, Hanoi Shows

Sonny John Moore, better known by his stage name Skrillex, has confirmed that he will play two shows in Vietnam next mon...

[Video] Manchester City Destroys Vietnam 8-1, VN Fans Irate After Being Ignored By Players

[Video] Manchester City Destroys Vietnam 8-1, VN Fans Irate After Being Ignored By Players

Manchester City easily handled the Vietnamese national football team last night, winning by a score of 8-1 at Hanoi’s My...

Eat & Drink

Da Lat Coffee Now Sold At Starbucks Stores Worldwide

Da Lat Coffee Now Sold At Starbucks Stores Worldwide

Starbucks is now offering up bags of single-origin Da Lat coffee at its stores in 56 countries, the first time the company has stocked an Ar...

Meet Saigon’s "Other" Lunch Lady

Meet Saigon’s

Following years of international coverage from food bloggers and personalities such as Anthony Bourdain, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh, Saigon’s ...

Old Saigon

[Photos] Xe Vélo Solex: A Forgotten Saigon Classic

[Photos] Xe Vélo Solex: A Forgotten Saigon Classic

Both bicycles and motorbikes have long played an important role in the lives of Vietnamese (and at times, its occupiers). Starting in the 19...

Saigon’s Famous Streets And Squares: Quách Thị Trang Square

Saigon’s Famous Streets And Squares: Quách Thị Trang Square

In this, the first of a new series about the history of the famous streets and squares of Saigon and Chợ Lớn, Tim Doling looks at the histor...

Society

[Renderings] A Look Inside Landmark 81, Vietnam's Future Tallest Skyscraper

[Renderings] A Look Inside Landmark 81, Vietnam's Future Tallest Skyscraper

In less than three years, the colossal Landmark 81 will rise from what was once a container port next to Saigon Pearl. Once completed, the 4...

Viber Closes Its Vietnam Office Due To Poor Performance: Insiders

Viber Closes Its Vietnam Office Due To Poor Performance: Insiders

Viber, maker of the instant messaging and Voice over IP (VoIP) app of the same name, announced that it has closed its Vietnam office and mov...

Up To 54% Of Ice In Saigon Found To Be Contaminated

Up To 54% Of Ice In Saigon Found To Be Contaminated

From trà đá and cafe sữa đá to bia hơi , ice is an important element of beverage culture in Saigon. But according to a new study by the city’s Dep...