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In an Ever-Changing Saigon, Street Artisans Hold Fast to Dying Crafts

We delve into the lives of Saigon’s artisans — an animal coconut leaf folder, a woodcarver embracing modern influences, an accomplished street corner calligrapher, and an itinerant craftsman to see what they’re doing to keep their art alive.

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Japanese Brand Muji Announces Pop-up Store in Saigon

Following in the footsteps of fast-fashion clothing brand Uniqlo, MUJI will be the next major Japanese retailer to launch in Saigon in the near future.

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In Search of Charming Cafes Along Saigon's Train Alleys

Compared to Hanoi’s now-restricted Phung Hung “Train Street,” the neighborhoods bordering the railway in Saigon have neither the romanticism nor goosebumps-inducing adrenaline rush that turned the former into a world-renowned tourist attraction.

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Saigon Postcard No. 24: A Slice of New Saigon

Saigon is a cake with many bakers.

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Ta Nang, One of Vietnam’s Most Beautiful Trails and Best-Kept Secrets

Whether we choose to participate or not, most of us are fascinated by Vietnam’s motorbike culture.

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Hẻm Gems: Lower Your Voice, the Hidden Elephant Is Reading

In Saigon’s indie cafe scene, there are household names and well-kept secrets ; and then there are secrets that one might th...

in Saigon

Relive Your Memories of Saigon Water Park via These Photos by One of Its Makers

Although water parks involve a combination of two of the most tedious human experiences, standing in lines and prolonged direct sun exposure, the now-demolished Saigon Water Park was an icon of 2000s Saigon that remains a crucial cornerstone of many city dwellers' memories.

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The Art Book That Delves Into the History of Ancient Vietnamese Fashion

Born at the intersection of fashion and history, a new art book by a team of Vietnamese researchers and creatives will take readers on a journey back to the eras of the country’s past royalty.

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Vietnamese Influencer Sparks Outrage for Sitting on Coral Reefs in Phu Quoc

Maritime tourism in Vietnam is developing fast, but for a lot of domestic tourists, conservation education in the country is lagging behind.

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With Good Results on Mice, Vietnam Hopes to Trial Covid-19 Vaccine on Humans in 2021

The vaccine is currently being tested on mice.

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In an Ever-Changing Saigon, Street Artisans Hold Fast to Dying Crafts

We delve into the lives of Saigon’s artisans — an animal coconut leaf folder, a woodcarver embracing modern influences, an accomplished street corner calligrapher, and an itinerant craftsman to see wh...

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Over 30m Workers in Vietnam Impacted by Pandemic: Labor Ministry

While Vietnam has thus far avoided serious public health impacts from the coronavirus pandemic, it has not escaped the economic ravages of the global emergency.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Makes Preparations to Fly Patient 91 Back to UK on July 12

With steadily improving health, the British pilot might be able get home in less than two weeks.

in Saigon

Japanese Brand Muji Announces Pop-up Store in Saigon

Following in the footsteps of fast-fashion clothing brand Uniqlo, MUJI will be the next major Japanese retailer to launch in Saigon in the near future.

in Vietnam

To Evade Quarantine, They Tried to Swim From China to Vietnam

Border guards found two separate groups of four Vietnamese people attempting to enter Vietnam from China last week, after which all eight individuals were quarantined.

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How to Master your Emotions @ The Hive

Emotions play a crucial role in our daily lives and work. The way we feel determines how we perform.

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Gặp Gỡ Cộng Đồng Podcaster Vietnam @ CirCO Co-working Space

Sau 2 tháng thành lập, Group Cộng đồng Podcaster Vietnam đã có gần 500 thành viên với nhiều hoạt động sôi nổi và vô số câu hỏi được đặt ra t...

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Workshop: Woodcut Printmaking w/ Jack Clayton @ Common 9

Jack Clayton is an illustrator / printmaker from London who specialises in the medium of woodcut printmaking. He relief prints his blocks by...

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Breath & Ice Bath Workshop @ Mandala Wellness

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La Holista - Organic Kombucha Making Workshop (week day) @ La Holista

Kombucha is an effervescent fermented tea drink originated in Korea and Japan. It is rich in probiotic, b-vitamins and enzyme and has a high...

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Triển Lãm Nhiếp Ảnh ''Self Made'' MDK4 @ Narcissism

TRIỂN LÃM NHIẾP ẢNH ''SELF MADE'' MDK4

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Fourth of July BBQ & Benefit for Black Lives Matter @ Soma Saigon

Americans abroad, join us for a good ol' fashioned Fourth of July BBQ!

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WAM / Improv Show by Les Ximpromptus @ WAM Saigon

WAM / Improv Show by Les Ximpromptus

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Saigon Boulder Beat 2020 @ Vertical Academy - Climbing Gym

Saigon Boulder Beat 2020 - Bouldering Competition