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Railway Goes Suburban

A new railway service gives a much-needed nod to the commuter

Smartphones for the People

From iPhones to the cheapest Chinese UMIs, everyone seems to have a smartphone these days

Songkran Madness

This year’s celebration of Thailand’s Water Festival in Saigon was hell. Words by Jon Aspin ...

Hanoi’s Weatherdude

When you need a weather forecast in Hanoi, there’s only one place to turn ...

Making Every Voice Count

The publication of the 2015 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index provides a unique insight into the workings of Vietnam. Words by Dr. Pratibha Mehta ...

Live to Dance

Every year Dancenter puts on a huge performance to showcase the work of its students. This year it’s called Imagine ...

The Latin Underground

Salsa is not new to Vietnam — it’s been here for almost a decade. But now this much-loved dance form is huge. Words by Emily Petsko and Siân Kavanagh. Photos by Julie Vola and Rodney Hughes ...

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Who Owns Vietnamese Food?

It seems everyone wants a piece of Vietnamese cuisine these days

Vietnamese Food Isn't That Great

Lower your pitchforks and let Niko Savvas explain

Why You Probably Shouldn’t Bother Learning …

Unless you’re a lifer, Niko Savvas believes there are much more useful things you could be doing

25 Things Vietnamese Don’t Understand about…

Cultural faux pas. Contrasting world views. Preconceived ideas. Here are all those things that people in Vietnam don’t understand about Westerners. Words by Kieran Crowe

The Chance to be Vietnamese

Citizenship of this country is a real possibility

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In Search of the Super Cave

Or, how Ed Weinberg went looking for Southeast Asia’s largest volcanic cave and got scraped...

A Brief History of Beer Mythology

Through its history, beer has inspired many people to tell lies — including some about...

Falling Off the Wagon

It’s a common New Year’s resolution — go a month or so without drinking. Jon...

Burger Wars

Four expert judges battled lunchtime traffic, salad cravings and meat sweats to taste 10 burgers...

The Cartoonist

A cartoonist and a teacher, But Chi’s raison d’etre is to use the creation and...

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