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Tourism Businesses Are Trying to Clean up Vietnam

The sun already threatens to sap our energy even though it’s barely mid-morning on Thanh Da Island. Devoid of the tall buildings and claustrophobic blocks found downtown, this small patch of greenery and its residents would not be out of place in the Mekong Delta. On a lazy Sunday morning, pajama-clad women ride by on bicycles, men swap stories over coffee and cigarettes, and the road that runs through all this activity serves as a talking point for Thanh Da residents.

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[Photos] Local Photographer Captures the Magic of Long Hai's Bustling Morning Port

Nguyen Hoang Phi, a photographer from the fishing town of Long Hai, has captured the bustling port under beautiful morning light in a series of vivid photos.

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Vietnam’s Hike in Airport Service Fees Could Prompt Airfare Increase for Travelers

Airport service fees are set to rise this October, signalling a potential increase in airfare costs for local travelers.

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How Widespread Art Fraud Could Tarnish Vietnam’s Reputation on International Market

The popularity of Vietnamese art is on the rise internationally, but its reputation is in jeopardy as more and more incidents of art fraud are being uncovered.

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[Illustrations] A Colorful Collection of Saigon Landmarks

From its earliest days, Saigon has played a pivotal role in Vietnam’s history, the stories of which live on in its most iconic landmarks.

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[Illustrations] Osaka Illustrator Turns Hometown Into Manga Backdrop With Quirky Sketches

An Osaka-based illustrator turns his hometown into detailed ballpoint sketches that could pass for the backdrop of a manga series.

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'Dunkirk' Director Christopher Nolan Was in Saigon During the Weekend

Some hopeful fans were wondering if he was in the country to find inspiration for a Dunkirk 2.

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[Photos] Squeeze Through Hanoi's Tightest Old Quarter Alleys

If you think Saigon’s hẻms are narrow, these Hanoi alleys shown below will make you question your notion of personal space.

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The Renovation Generation: Exploring What It Means to Be Young and Vietnamese

In the years after 1986, Vietnam’s Doi Moi economic reforms transformed one of the world’s poorest countries into a dynamic, fast-growing nation, shaping a generation of young Vietnamese into bright, creative, entrepreneurial, and often social media-minded individuals.

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Art Photographer Explores Vietnam's Spirituality Through Muted Conversations

In his latest exhibition, Muted Conversations, Vu Tien Dat invites his audience to explore the unspoken in Vietnam’s spirituality and superstitions.

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Vietnamese Cineplex Galaxy Cinema Looking to Exit Movie Market

Vietnam’s movie fans will be disappointed to find out that one of their favorite cinema chains is leaving the market.

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