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How Your Phone Number Affects Your Fortune

“Too many nines,” Diep scoffs. “And you think it’s good? It’s not, honey.”  

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[Photos] The Fabulous Lives of Hong Kong's Shop Cats

Life as a cat in Hong Kong’s shops is fabulous.

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[Photos] The Discomfort of a Rush Hour Ride on Tokyo's Metro

Though it’s not (yet) a reality for Saigoneers, there are certain discomforts inherent in a rush hour commute by metro.

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[Photos] 3D-Printed Chess Set Features Famous Figures From Vietnamese History

A trio of RMIT students are turning heads after creating a custom chess set featuring famous figures from Vietnamese history.

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[Video] Mini-Documentary Weaves Visual Portrait of Ta Oi Artisan

As urban Vietnam charges into the future, connecting to the global economy during its modern development, the traditions of rural Vietnam stay alive through a handful of artisans.

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[Photos] National History Museum Celebrates 90s ‘Luxury Items’ From Hanoi

In the age of Instagram, selfies and social media, it’s easy to forget how much Vietnam has changed in the last few decades.

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[Photos] Inside Saigon's Vibrant Lantern Artisan Communities

In Saigon’s Chinese quarter, “lantern streets” have always been one of the most popular spots in the city come mid-autumn.

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[Photos] Engl(ish) T-Shirts From Around Asia

As the nuances of English sometimes elude even native speakers, perhaps it’s no surprise that those with a less firm grasp of the language often struggle to correctly identify which words and idioms are appropriate for slapping on clothing.

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[Photos] Vacuum-Packed Japanese Wedding Photos Will Take Your Breath Away

Japan continues to provide plenty of material when it comes to bizarre trends. The latest? Vacuum-packed wedding photos.

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Inside Quang Nam's Bizarre Cow Beauty Pageant

Last week, a town in Quang Nam Province played host to an unusual spectacle: a cow beauty pageant.

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[Illustrations] Local Artists Bring Vietnam's Eclectic Shopfronts to Life

A group of Vietnamese illustrators has created a collection of colorful artwork inspired by the architecture of modern Vietnamese cities.

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