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Meet Cam, the Idiosyncratic Rapper Telling Stories Through Music

Born from the streets, rap/hip-hop often features confrontational lyrics and intense performances. But to Lê Văn Toàn, who goes by the stage name Cam, rap is like a canvas to bare his heart; chronicle the many stories that he has witnessed and imagined; and express the feelings that surface after watching a good film or book.

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These Rare Paintings Depict Life in Vietnam in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Now we can envision Vietnam well before the advent of photography.

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Morning Stories: Vietnam Satellite Launch, Big C Rebrands and Cryptocurrency Framework

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook . Each morning, we select some of the most impor...

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[Photos] The Incredibly Eye-Catching, Organic Signage of Sa Đéc

Signs are like voices.

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Short Story: 'Left-Eared' by Trần Thị NgH

'Left-Eared' (Người Thuận Tai Trái) is a short work of fiction originally written in Vietnamese by author Trần Thị NgH and translated with her assistance for Saigoneer.

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Last Surviving Imperial Maid of Nguyen Dynasty Passes Away at 102

An important historical figure of the Nguyen Dynasty has left us this week.

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[Photos] For a Tết Full of Rich Traditions, Head to Saigon's Hoa Community

Up until 2011, I thought that everybody in Saigon had the same Tet every year, with apricot flowers in the living room and bánh chưng or bánh tét on the altar, and family trips to the Nguyen Hue flower street and prayers to Buddha at pagodas.

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The First Vietnamese in Antarctica: The Path to Conservation for Hong Hoang

For Hong Hoang, a career in environmental activism in Vietnam began with a polar expedition.    

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Anne Hill International School - Saturday Open House 2021

Save the date! Anne Hill International School will be organising an Open House for its Preschool and Primary School on Saturday, 20th March ...

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Develop People & Engage Your Staff: Creating a Growth Mindset Culture @ The Old Compass Cafe and Bar

Join us for our second Vietnam Chats event of the year, where we will discuss with our experts about developing your human capital, ways to ...

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Global Rhythms with Omar & Friends @ WAM Saigon

Experience a journey of organic and electronic rhythms from all around the globe from funk to disco to house to techno at wam with A master ...

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Cooking Class: Matcha Tiramisu @ Q.uriosity Culinary Academy

Are you a matcha fan?

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Sunday Night Quiz @ Drift Bar Saigon

Calling all brain boxes! Join us at Drift for another quiz night!

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Trivia Tuesdays @ APT852

Hosted by: Mar 9: JK Hobson | Mar 16: Keelah Rose Calloway | Mar 23: Tommy Pruchinski | Mar 30: Erick Garcia |

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Mekong Quilts Pop-up Store @ The Snap Cafe

We are back and we've got some exciting news for our friends and followers in Saigon!

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Sunday Brunch @ Parkview Café

Every Sunday, from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m., the real fun begins at a leisurely brunch offering the finest recipes of Mediterranean feast pai...

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Saigon: Interplay Exhibition @ HCMC Museum