Isn’t that the only reason you’re reading this one too? If you didn’t read that article last month I wrote about expat Facebook groups, where I described Expats in Ho Chi Minh City as a “vicious snake pit of despair”, then I apologise. Just flip around — there are nice adverts somewhere.

Thursday, 11 December 2014 23:09

The Axis of Not Cricket

On the launch of a new cricket season, all eyes stay on the prize

Thursday, 11 December 2014 23:07

A Bender with Beckham

When Beckham came to Saigon

Did you guys hear that David Beckham was in town a few weeks ago? When I found out, I was so excited. The guy used to play soccer for the Los Angeles Galaxy — you don’t see many celebrities like that in Saigon!

Thursday, 11 December 2014 20:39


Noi Hanoi’s chief instigator and Word Hanoi’s former features editor, Kaitlin Rees, is teaming up with Hanoi poet Nha Thuyen for a collaboration the likes of which Vietnam has never seen

Friday, 07 November 2014 00:28

Sports Digest

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

Friday, 07 November 2014 00:27

Cat of the Month Nim

A series of unfortunate events led Nim, a healthy and beautiful cat, out of her home.

Friday, 07 November 2014 00:23

Still Young at 15

Renaissance Riverside Saigon celebrates a landmark

Friday, 07 November 2014 00:19

Les Enfants du Dragon

In Long An Province, Les Enfants du Dragon is building the future — and present

Friday, 07 November 2014 00:13

& Of Other Things

As the domestic arts scene gets more varied and specialised, Hoa Le talks to the founders of an online magazine that’s trying to keep pace. Photo by Nick Ross

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