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Gucci Is Selling a $450 Hat That Looks Just Like Straw Hats Worn by Farmers in Vietnam

The artificial bamboo hats by Gucci closely resemble those traditionally worn by Vietnamese in the rice fields. The only difference is that the Vietnamese version costs only a few thousand dong.

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Saigon Music Collective Launches Project to Introduce Classical Music to Youth

"Introduction to Classical Music" is initiated by Saigon Classical, a group of 30 musicians who share a love for classical music.

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[Photos] The Costumes of This New Nguyen Dynasty Historical Web Series Will Make You Swoon

The web series is expected to be released in late 2019 on YouTube.

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Travel Agency Vietravel Wants to Launch Vietnam's 6th Airline

Is Vietnam’s air travel market big enough to accommodate another air carrier?

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Saigoneer Podcast: Redesigning Saigon's Parks; Recreation in the City

We're back from our Tet break!

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[Photos] A Wintry Japan Through the Lens of Photographer Yusuke Komatsu

Enveloped by the elements, Japan’s capital is both mystifying and enchanting.

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[Illustrations] A Medley of 'Year of the Pig' Depictions From 35 Young Artists Across Vietnam

May your Year of the Pig turn out as plump and sleek as the swine icons featured in the Beheoce project.

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'Napalm Girl' Kim Phuc Awarded International Peace Prize in Germany

Nearly 50 years after the iconic photo of her running from a bombing raid was taken, Phan Thi Kim Phuc has earned Germany's Dresden award for her support of UNESCO and children wounded in war.

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[Photos] Saigoneer Getaways: Dak Lak and an Abundance of Central Highlands Charm

For many, Tet is a time to reunite with family they haven't seen in months. For those like me without relatives in Vietnam, it's the perfect time to take a break from increasingly stressful city life.

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One Artist, 500 Volunteers and 168,000 Recycled Straws: A Clarion Call Against Plastic

Viral photographer Benjamin Von Wong is no stranger to making waves with his mind-blowing photography, often dedicated to raising awareness about environmental issues while blurring the lines between the hyper-real and the fantastical.

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[Illustrations] Board Games 101: Saigoneer's Simple Guide on How to Destroy Relationships This Tet

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as beating all your siblings and cousins in a heated game of cờ cá ngựa

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