Sunday, 14 May 2017 21:00

Cu Lao Pho

Cu Lao Pho

Vu Ha Kim Vy heads to an island which once was an international port of Ho Chi Minh City.

Published in Day Tripper
Sunday, 14 May 2017 21:00

Pedestrianising District 1

Nguyen Hue in Central Saigon

There is a current proposal to establish a designated pedestrian zone in District 1.

Published in Know Your City
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 18:10

Living Space

Vinhomes Central Park in Ho Chi Minh City

As modern Vietnam moves to a Korean or Singaporean style of apartment living, questions of how this will affect feelings of community remain unanswered.

Published in The Big Story
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 16:19

Mama Squirrel

A squirrel eating bananas provided by Mama Squirrel in Tao Dan Park

The squirrels of Tao Dan have someone watching their back.

Published in Briefings
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 05:49

Can Saigon Become a Liveable City?

There is intense competition among cities throughout the world for investment, which in turn means wealth for those cities.

Published in Know Your City
Thursday, 07 April 2016 08:15

The Belgian Beer Festival

The Belgian Beer Festival

Back for its second outing in Saigon, this year’s festival is upping the stakes

Published in Briefings
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 06:19

The Accidental Boulevard

Nguyen Hue in the late 19th century when it was still a canal

Nguyen Hue, one of the most successful military commanders in Vietnamese history, and an emperor of the Tan Son Dynasty, has a major street in almost every Vietnamese city named after him. Yet the one in Ho Chi Minh City is perhaps the best known.

Published in Know Your City
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 06:05

Old Buildings

Photo by Francis Xavier

When I was a kid I never noticed old buildings. I believed that Vietnam should look modern, that newer is better. But when I took up photography, I began seeing things differently. I looked up, looked around, and suddenly the structure and details of these buildings began to intrigue me.

Published in The Big Story
Monday, 15 February 2016 10:03

Sui Cao Chien

Chinese dumplings are far more than just dumplings. They’re lucky charms as well, perfect for the period before, during and after Tet. Words by Vi Pham. Photos by Owen Salisbury

Published in Street Snacker
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 07:44

Book Street

Giving two fingers to the Kindle

Published in Briefings
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