Friday, 17 October 2014 22:53

The Kebab Man

In the first of a new series of articles exploring the lives of ordinary, everyday people, Glen Riley talks to anh Tuan, the owner of a Turkish-style kebab stand. Translation by Mi Nguyen and Le Thi Quynh Ngan

Friday, 17 October 2014 20:53

Vietnamese Women’s Day

Unearthing the unique meaning of Women’s Day in Vietnam

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 21:00

The Scooter Man

Last month Saigon Scooter Centre celebrated its 17-year anniversary. Word talks to founder and self-styled scooter man, Pat Joynt, about the classic bike industry then and now

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 20:23

In Transition —The Halico Factory

After a century-plus, the curtains have closed on another of Hanoi’s colonial landmarks. Katie Jacobs surveys the remains

Saturday, 04 October 2014 00:14

Taking Back the Selfie

As Word’s selfie competition heats up, we bring you a brief history of this much-maligned art form

Friday, 03 October 2014 23:50

Sports Digest

From the sidelines, Harry Hodge sizes up Vietnam’s month in sports

Friday, 03 October 2014 23:37

Cat of the Month: Nike

Nike was first featured with her sister Rocky back in July — part of the tortie twosome known as ‘The Troubles’. Together, they jumped, squirmed, pounced and preened their way into our hearts.

Friday, 03 October 2014 23:32

This is the Month That Was: September

From Bendgate to VietJetAir marketing photos all the way through to Hanoi’s Old Quarter, September was a month to remember

Thursday, 02 October 2014 19:32


As Saigon comes of age as an international tour stop, it begins to secure some niche acts

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 21:10

The Great Photo Leak

Vietnam’s no stranger to scandals — but, as Ed Weinberg learnt, mankinis still make headlines

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