Vu Ha Kim Vy heads to an island which once was an international port of Ho Chi Minh City.
There is a current proposal to establish a designated pedestrian zone in District 1.
As modern Vietnam moves to a Korean or Singaporean style of apartment living, questions of how this will affect feelings of community remain unanswered.
The squirrels of Tao Dan have someone watching their back.
There is intense competition among cities throughout the world for investment, which in turn means wealth for those cities.
Back for its second outing in Saigon, this year’s festival is upping the stakes
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.
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.
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