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  • SAIGON O HIGH : Live Electronic Music & Visual Art event +

    Saigon O High proudly presents an evening of electronic music and live visual performance this Saturday, August 23, at Cargo

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  • Everyone’s a DJ presents: Electric Kicks vs O Dau? +

    This Friday August 22 prepare for some down and dirty music that will leave you hot, sweaty but wanting more.

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  • Heart Beat #9 is coming this September 5th @ Cargo Bar +

    Mark That Calendar and Do Not Miss. Goethe & Heart Beat are proud to introduce the German producer Schlepp Geist,

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  • An Phu Fun Bike Ride +

    The Bike Shop in Thao Dien are holding their monthly bike ride on the evening on Friday Aug. 22, the

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  • Apocalaughs Now +

    Apocalaughs Now August 2014

    In an attempt to bring you the best in alternative stand-up, the team behind Apocalaughs Now has scoured the 25

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Briefings

  • Cat of the Month: Maru +

    Named in homage to the famous Japanese YouTube celebrity cat Maru’s adventures in tight places, this Maru came to ARC

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  • A Party to Remember +

    In a country with such a short contemporary history, 20 years is a long time. A very long time.

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  • Made for Mondays +

    Monday Night Football is a whole new ball game in Vietnam. Photo by Kyle Phanroy

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    Over the years we’ve always asked for you, the reader’s, feedback. This gives you a chance to tell us about

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  • Reconstructing the City +

    The pending metro line makes an imprint in Saigon. Photo by Francis Xavier

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Travel

  • The Mountain Valley +

    On a spontaneous day trip with her sister in tow, Karen Hewell arrives in Thung Nai Valley to find a

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  • Banh Mi in DC +

    Once at odds with Vietnam, Katie Jacobs heads to the American capital to savour some of this country’s best-known cuisine

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  • Destination Zero: Ana Mandara Villas Dalat +

    You can usually judge a place on the quality of its bathrobes. Your average city hotel trafficks in waffle-weaved cotton,

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  • In Thailand with Holga +

    Julie Vola voyaged to The Land of Smiles with her Holga, a Hong Kong-built plastic camera that looks like a

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  • Photography Tips: The Power of Lines +

    In composition, lines play a great role. They give direction to your photo, create something for your eyes to follow

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Just In

  • Eden Bar +

    Set outdoors down Ngo 264, Au Co and close to the Tay Ho end of the Red River, Eden is

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  • The Invasion Has Started +

    And no, we’re not talking an alien invasion here, although rewind a decade or so and just the very concept

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  • Hand-Pulled Noodles +

    With all the good Chinese food we have in Ho Chi Minh City, it’s a wonder Tam Hao is our

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  • VIVA Tapas Bar & Grill +

    District 7 now has one more good tapas option, to make up for the quality seafood option it replaced. VIVA

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  • Happy Family with Local Treasures +

    For sustainable shoppers in Vietnam that are dedicated to making their purchases count toward the greater good, there’s good news

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Columns

  • Defining Words +

    Not long after we realise that we exist, we become preoccupied with the meaning that carries. Every existence has meaning,

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  • A Paper Anniversary +

    Keen readers will note this month marks the first anniversary of this column. And like a newborn in her first

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  • Communication +

    Profitability, business strategy and the all-important bottom line are critical to making an organisation successful, but a large proportion of

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  • HCMC Coffee Cup: M2C +

    Stepping into M2C, 'Modern Meets Culture’, you might be surprised by the collision of trendsetter aesthetics.

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  • Calories vs. Chemicals +

    The calorie myth is a hard one to kill. Calories are not the most important issue when striving for effortless

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Promotions

  • HCMC August Food Promos +

    Food Promotions in Ho Chi Minh this August...

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    Food promotions in Hanoi this August...

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