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[Photos] In Yangon's Forsaken Amusement Park, Nature Finds Home in Decrepit Artifacts

Yangon Amusement Park was built in 1997 by the former military junta as a flashy distraction from their violent dictatorship.

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History in a Tin: The Colonial Past of Vietnam Through Popular Canned Food

Whether it is fish placed neatly inside rectangular tins or uniform meat slabs stored in cylindrical cans with colorful packages, eating canned food is a strange experience. Unlike sitting in street food stalls or eating at home — where one can witness the food being made — the homogenizing, sanitized, mass-produced packages one mindlessly grabs from a supermarket counter obscure the labor that goes into the meal, as well as its origins.

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Saigon, Hanoi to Discharge 30 Covid-19 Patients Today, Including Case 17

As the number of Covid-19 cases in Vietnam continues to rise, many patients across the country have also recovered.

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[Photos] Kite-Flying in Saigon in the Age of Coronavirus

As normal daily life grinds to a halt, last weekend was the final chance for some Saigoneers to take part in a favorite pastime: flying kites at sunset.

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3 Covid-19 Patients in Da Nang Discharged; Dozens More Test Negative

There are 136 Covid-19 patients currently being treated in medical facilities in Vietnam.

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Saigoneer's Guide to What to Watch While Staying at Home

As the coronavirus outbreak stretches its treacherous tendrils across all aspects of our society, the lives of Vietnamese are gradually becoming more confined to the four walls of our home.

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From Nature, Vietnam Slowly Forges Its Own Brand of Contemporary Architecture

When it comes to architecture in Saigon, a tiny fraction of buildings receive the vast majority of attention.

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Mekong Delta Slammed by Worst Drought, Saltwater Intrusion in Decades

While the Covid-19 pandemic has understandably dominated the news recently, a disaster is unfolding in the Mekong Delta.

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[Photos] In Yangon's Forsaken Amusement Park, Nature Finds Home in Decrepit Artifacts

Yangon Amusement Park was built in 1997 by the former military junta as a flashy distraction from their violent dictatorship.

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Iconic Novel ‘Số Đỏ’ by Vu Trong Phung Is Being Adapted for the Screen

Production on the film adaptation of Vu Trong Phung's satirical masterpiece Số Đỏ, or Dumb Luck, is set to begin this August.

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Labor Ministry Proposes $843m Bailout Package for Businesses Affected by Covid-19

According to the proposal, workers and businesses are able to borrow money from the government to alleviate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employee livelihood and small business operation.

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History in a Tin: The Colonial Past of Vietnam Through Popular Canned Food

Whether it is fish placed neatly inside rectangular tins or uniform meat slabs stored in cylindrical cans with colorful packages, eating canned food is a strange experience. Unlike sitting in street f...

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Domestic Airlines to Reduce Routes & Flights for 2 Weeks

Due to the rising number of coronavirus cases, the Ministry of Transport has ordered domestic flight routes to be reduced.

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Saigoneer Podcast: Covid-19 Dispatches From Saigon

We're back after taking a week off!

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Saigon, Hanoi to Discharge 30 Covid-19 Patients Today, Including Case 17

As the number of Covid-19 cases in Vietnam continues to rise, many patients across the country have also recovered.

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Spotlight | Navigating the Evolving Social Media Landscape @ Sonatus Tower

As marketers we look for insights around consumer habits and media behaviours to drive campaign success.

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Nurture "off" with Ben Kaczor @ Zigzagger

A special edition of Nurture is going to happen Wednesday 11th March. This evening session will see our good friend Ben Kaczor sharing the n...

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Afrochic Fitness Workshop @ Primal-Strength & Conditioning

Come and Join AFROCHIC FITNESS at Primal-Strength & Conditioning for a FREE workshop This Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th‼

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Return of the BeatBattle @ Cipherz

Ayo beatmakers, hip hop heads, and music lovers!

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A. Farm Season 3 Resident Presentations @ MoTplus

We would like to take the opportunity to introduce to them to Saigon art community at the start of their residency, giving audiences a chanc...

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Crusty Concert #2 @ Lang Thang

Hey All Wonderful Creatures Out There,In celebration of Lang Thang 1 Year Anniversary!!!!

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Movement with Morry Workshop @ Mandala Wellness

Book here: https://forms.gle/ns666zMRLDd36HEq8 Sunday, March 15th ,10:00am - 12:30pm 2.5 hrs Workshop

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Plant-Based Cheeses Making Workshop @ La Holista

The general opinion of plant-based diets is that they are boring and flavourless.

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CHẸP CHẸP - Dat Vinh Tran | RSVP @ The Hummingbird Cafe Saigon

“Chẹp Chẹp”. An utterance by the photographer after reminiscing about the 4 years in Brisbane, Australia. Like a lip smack, the photo series...