[Photos] Bui Vien Walking Street Makes Its Debut

[Photos] Bui Vien Walking Street Makes Its Debut

Yesterday evening, crowds gathered along District 1’s Bui Vien Street for the grand opening of Saigon’s second pedestria...

82-Year-Old Japanese Coder Creates Apps for the Elderly

82-Year-Old Japanese Coder Creates Apps for the Elderly

Masako Wakamiya, an 82-year-old Japanese woman, has shown that mobile phone app developers don't always fit the mold of ...

[Photos] Saigon Finally Has River Buses, But They're Not Taking Passengers Yet

[Photos] Saigon Finally Has River Buses, But They're Not Taking Passengers Yet

Saigon’s river buses are finally here, but it may be a couple of months until city dwellers can actually traverse local ...

Amid Issues With Da Nang Authorities, Uber Announces Fare Hike in Saigon, Hanoi

Amid Issues With Da Nang Authorities, Uber Announces Fare Hike in Saigon, Hanoi

Getting around Vietnam’s big metropolises will be more expensive in the future as Uber has increased its fares.

Wushu Martial Artists Earn Vietnam's First Gold Medals at SEA Games 2017

Wushu Martial Artists Earn Vietnam's First Gold Medals at SEA Games 2017

Vietnam’s delegation at this year’s SEA Games competition is off to a good start after wushu martial artists clinched th...

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[Photos] Bui Vien Walking Street Makes Its Debut

[Photos] Bui Vien Walking Street Makes Its Debut

Yesterday evening, crowds gathered along District 1’s Bui Vien Street for the grand opening of Saigon’s second pedestrian-only zone.

Thailand Dreams of Constructing Massive Canal Linking Indian, Pacific Oceans

Thailand Dreams of Constructing Massive Canal Linking Indian, Pacific Oceans

A number of influential Thai businesses and public figures are pushing for the construction of a massive shipping canal across Thailand's so...

Old Saigon

[Photos] The 1920s Students of Hanoi’s Indochina University

[Photos] The 1920s Students of Hanoi’s Indochina University

In Vietnam, “ người không học như ngọc không mài ” – an uneducated person is like an unpolished gem. From the founding of Ly Nhan Tong’s Quoc T...

Street Cred: Trinh Cong Son, the Voice of a Generation

Street Cred: Trinh Cong Son, the Voice of a Generation

Earlier this week, Hanoi officials announced the conversion of the capital’s narrow Trinh Cong Son Street into a pedestrian zone featuring a...

Old Saigon Building of the Week: The Three-Legged Bridge of Cho Lon

Old Saigon Building of the Week: The Three-Legged Bridge of Cho Lon

Saigoneers born after the 1990s might be familiar with the term dân chơi cầu Ba Cẳng , or “the daredevils of Ba Cang Bridge”. However, not man...