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Vietnamese Photographer Among 6 in Asia-Pacific Selected for Global Talent Program

Hanoi-based Vietnamese photographer Maika Elan was recently selected as one of six creatives to watch in Southeast Asia and Oceania.

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Short Film 'The Old Ways' Reminds Us Why We Love Vietnam's Northwest

Travelogues are a special genre of video. For those who have set foot in the actual locations featured, perhaps nothing could compare with being able to immerse oneself in the local landscape and culture. However, for the less fortunate among us who are stuck behind a desk, they provide a necessary reprieve – albeit a fleeting one – from the humdrum of daily routines.

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VietJet Aims to Launch Direct Flights to California in 2019

VietJet is rapidly expanding its fleet and preparing for direct flights to California by 2019.

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Hanoi Sets Goal of Luring 23.85m Domestic, International Tourists This Year

Hanoi is aiming to become a bigger hotspot for tourism, as officials are expecting the city to host 23.83 total million visitors within 2017.

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[Photos] Saigoneer Getaways: The Winding Roads of Ha Giang

There are places in the world that humble us with the scale of their beauty, making us feel small and insignificant in the best possible way. Ha Giang is one of those places.

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A Very Saigon Collaboration: Hey Camel Ceramics and Linda Mai Phung’s Workwear Collection

Saigon breeds unusual collaborations. Take a walk around most neighborhoods and you’ll spot the odd storefront that sells both cơm chiên and motorbike parts, or an entrepreneurial spirit who’s managed, for better or worse, to fuse the flavors of strawberry and oysters. Sometimes all it takes is a bit of creativity and Saigon's infectious, go-getter attitude.

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Exploring the Human Condition Through a Fusion of the Familiar and the Strange

In his most recent exhibition, "Paradise Lost", Hoi An-based artist Hoang Thanh Vinh Phong offers a menacing interpretation of day-to-day life. In a selection of seven works of art spanning multiple media formats, Phong delves into the identity of humans who have become indiscernible from the existence of everything around them. Mundane objects are bent out of shape to mystify life as we know it, and the silhouette of man is merely suggested, rather than explicitly displayed.

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[Video] Short Film Retells Vietnam's Origin Story With Sleek Visuals, Impressive Soundtrack

A refreshing take on Vietnam’s most well-known folk tale, this 2017 retelling of ‘Con Rong Chau Tien’ manages to retain the gist of the legend while improving on the traditional storyline with some impressive visuals and a Disney-grade musical soundtrack.

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[Photos] The Decline of Saigon's Circus Performers

Nestled in a corner of Phu Nhuan District’s Gia Dinh Park, the Phuong Nam Circus is hidden under a canopy of towering trees. The main facility is an old, patched-up canvas that’s seen better days, while the metallic containers behind it currently serve as the circus’ office space. During rainy season, floods put the area under water.

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[Video] This Quirky Stop-Motion Video Shows the History of Women's Fashion in Vietnam

Not long ago, we introduced you to the different styles of Vietnamese men through the years, now it’s time for a history lesson on female fashion.

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[Photos] Saigoneers Swamp Bui Vien Last Night to Celebrate Halloween

Ever since District 1's Bui Vien Street was turned into a pedestrian-only zone, the main thoroughfare through Saigon’s backpacker quarter has become a mecca for city dwellers to celebrate any festive occasion.

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