Friday, 01 August 2014 01:01

Reconstructing the City

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

Friday, 01 August 2014 00:25

Saigon Makeover

Giving Ho Chi Minh City a much needed facelift

Friday, 01 August 2014 00:13

Charity of the month: Loreto Vietnam

Loreto Vietnam works tirelessly to give disadvantaged kids a chance in life. Words by Ed Weinberg

Thursday, 31 July 2014 22:38

Halong Bay on Land

Trang An in Ninh Binh is the latest area in Vietnam to get UNESCO recognition

Friday, 04 July 2014 23:12

Cats of the Month: ‘The Troubles’

Cat of the month: Rocky and Nike

You already know about ‘tortitude’, that temperament unique to tortoiseshell-coloured cats that makes them scamper around the house at the slightest provocation (a can being opened? the moon?), but eight-month-old sisters Nike and Rocky aren’t typical torties.

Friday, 04 July 2014 23:06

The Anti-Café

An innovative café and events space opens in Hanoi

“My full name is Suzanne Thi Hien Hook,” says Suzanne, Allambie’s founder. “And I’m an orphan from the [American] War.

Friday, 04 July 2014 01:53

Songs, Surf and Whisky Slaps

On the trail of inspiration in Batangas, Philippines. Photos by Florence Bacin, Carrie Binder and Melinh Rozen

Friday, 04 July 2014 01:46

The Marathon

The Danish Ambassador, John Nielsen,  on an early morning run in Hanoi.  Photo by Julie Vola

It is unusual for a marathon to have the support of the diplomatic community, let alone to have a diplomat as one of its main promoters and contenders, but such is the case with the Vietnam Mountain Marathon in Sapa.

Friday, 04 July 2014 01:31

The Foodish Boy

Alex Nazaruk, The Foodish Boy

World travel, a farfetched idea and a grumbling stomach

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