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Suzanne Lecht

Few people have had as much influence on contemporary art in Vietnam as Suzanne Lecht. Here in 10 short questions and answers is her story. Photo by Julie Vola ...

Saigonella

A new music, arts and environmental festival descends on Saigon

Cutisun

Owner and executive chef Hoang Nguyen opened Cutisun just over three years ago. Since that time, it has expanded from a modest single-room diner to having five dining rooms spread across two restaurants opposite to each other. The name, incidentall...

10 Steps to Knowing Foreigners

Wonder why you get a mix of reactions when you have encounters with your Vietnamese hosts? Vu Ha Kim Vy explains why Vietnamese act as they do when they meet a ‘foreigner’ ...

Part 15: Connecting the Dots

The final stretch. Riding his dear bike, Nemo, Matt is nearing Kathmandu

My Chicken Run

  The name threw me; I must be honest My Chicken Run is not a name to inspire culinary confidence. Perhaps because I have mucked out actual chicken runs, I associate the name with, well, unappetizing things. ...

Clean and Green

Finally there is a media focus on the environment

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Wastelands

In 2012 the bulldozers moved in, and soon the east end of Ho Chi Minh City would be indelibly changed. Words and photos by Nick Ross

The Construction Worker

Even building site workers have to take coffee breaks. Jon Aspin catches up with lifelong construction worker, Hung, as he heads out for a coffee and a smoke. Photo by Francis Xavier. Translation by Vu Ha Kim Vy

Vietnam’s Ugly Buildings

 A creative solution to Vietnam’s architectural dilemma, from Niko Savvas. Photos provided by Bao Zoan

The Hanoi Underground

We know a city by what we see and feel upon its surface. But what do you find when you venture underground? Words by David Mann. Photos by Trung Del and Julie Vola

Now You Can Buy

From Jul. 1, foreigners can buy property in Vietnam. Here are the caveats

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Falling Off the Wagon

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

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...

A Brief History of Bia Hoi

Considered the ultimate people’s beer, bia hoi started off as a concession to the shortages...

Burger Wars

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

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