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Morning Stories Roundup: Bag Snatch, Go-Viet Leadership and More Solar Power

Morning Stories Roundup: Bag Snatch, Go-Viet Leadership and More Solar Power

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Netflix Will Be Removed From Smart TVs in Vietnam Over License, Tax Issues

Netflix Will Be Removed From Smart TVs in Vietnam Over License, Tax Issues

The Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information under the Ministry of Information and Communications recently i...

Saigon Tightens Regulation of School Buses After Hanoi Student Dies of Neglect

Saigon Tightens Regulation of School Buses After Hanoi Student Dies of Neglect

The move follows two cases, one of which was fatal, of children being abandoned in school buses in northern Vietnam.&nbs...

[Photos] A Home for Quiet Souls in Thai Nguyen Province

[Photos] A Home for Quiet Souls in Thai Nguyen Province

Looking from the outside, this house seems to be a typical city house in a narrow space, yet once inside, the place reve...

Netizens Call for Boycott of 'Racist' Hoi An Cafe for Refusing to Serve Vietnamese

Netizens Call for Boycott of 'Racist' Hoi An Cafe for Refusing to Serve Vietnamese

Many netizens are calling for a boycott of a coffee shop in Hoi An after anecdotes emerged online accusing the place of ...

Morning Stories Roundup: North-South Expressway and Saigon Housing Shortage

Morning Stories Roundup: North-South Expressway and Saigon Housing Shortage

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Arts & Culture

A Brief Primer of Asia's Mid-Autumn Mythology in 3 Folk Tales

A Brief Primer of Asia's Mid-Autumn Mythology in 3 Folk Tales

There’s something for everyone during Tet Trung Thu season, as the arrival of mid-autumn comes with a wide variety of customs and traditiona...

VietJet to Start Flying From Da Nang to Taipei in December

VietJet to Start Flying From Da Nang to Taipei in December

The low-cost carrier is currently operating eight routes connecting Saigon, Hanoi and Da Nang to four Taiwanese cities including Taipei, Tai...

Almost Noble: A Review of 'Punji Trap'

Almost Noble: A Review of 'Punji Trap'

The Sympathizer , Viet Thanh Nguyen’s breakthrough 2015 novel, is a fictional tale of a North Vietnamese spy working inside the South Vietnam...

Heritage

Saigon's Built Heritage Is Under Threat. How Do We Protect What's Left?

Saigon's Built Heritage Is Under Threat. How Do We Protect What's Left?

In an exclusive excerpt from his latest book, Exploring Saigon-Chợ Lớn: Vanishing Heritage of Hồ Chí Minh City , historian Tim Doling discusse...

[Photos] The Joy and Hardships of Life in 1963 Binh Phuoc

[Photos] The Joy and Hardships of Life in 1963 Binh Phuoc

Binh Phuoc Province, located on the Vietnam-Cambodia border and known as two separate provinces, Phuoc Long and Binh Loc, in the 1...

[Photos] The Streets of Cho Lon, as Seen Through Old Postcards

[Photos] The Streets of Cho Lon, as Seen Through Old Postcards

From downtown Saigon, take Tran Hung Dao Boulevard, drive past rows of towering dipterocarp trees, and one will arrive in the colorful quart...

[Photos] 18 Photos on the Streets of Nha Trang in the Late 1960s

[Photos] 18 Photos on the Streets of Nha Trang in the Late 1960s

White-sand beaches stretch beyond the horizon, towering mountains sit silently in the distance: for the most part, the natural landscape of ...

[Photos] Taiwan's Diverse Society Embodied in Surrealist Street Photography

[Photos] Taiwan's Diverse Society Embodied in Surrealist Street Photography

Chang Chao-Tang has been regarded as one of Taiwan's most influential photographers known for his mastery of surrealism. Chang's primarily b...

Event Coverage

Soundtripz x Space Echo presents Solarstone and John '00' Fleming

Soundtripz x Space Echo presents Solarstone and John '00' Fleming

There isn’t much of a trance music scene in Saigon. In fact, depending on who you ask, the best trance music in Vietnam can most likely be f...

Ladies Night @ Lush

Ladies Night @ Lush

Come through to Lush for Saigon's hottest ladies night. #letshavesomefun

Lush's 15th Anniversary @ Lush

Lush's 15th Anniversary @ Lush

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up for Lush's 15th Anniversary!

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