Saturday, 01 March 2014 04:28

The Village

The Village - Circus Show

When we think of a ‘circus’, most of us think of complex equipment, bold stunts and extravagant costumes. We imagine vivid colours and death-defying physical feats that transfix audience members who gasp and shriek with bated breath. But the My Village show — the brainchild of the creative team behind the A O Show that takes to the stage this month at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House — isn’t like most circus performances.

Friday, 24 January 2014 09:53

Only in Asia

Only in Asia

In the Face of Danger

 

A tourist in Australia was rescued last month after plunging off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone.

Friday, 24 January 2014 09:18

Two Men And Lots Of Women

Two Men and Lots of Women

One might be forgiven for not looking twice at what look like doodles on cigarette boxes. But if you look twice, you can read critique that you won’t find in other media. 

Friday, 24 January 2014 09:08

A Fact of Life

A Fact of Life

The unspoilt view of the Thu Bon River is one of the highlights of stopping by the Sleepy Gecko Chillout Bar in Hoi An. Owner Steve Harrison, who is originally from the north of England and is not a stranger to wet weather, woke to a surprise on the morning of Nov. 16.

Friday, 24 January 2014 09:02

After The Zone

After The Zone

There’s an old adage derived from a 14th century story about the Scottish king, Robert the Bruce. “If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.”

Friday, 24 January 2014 08:19

Football Diplomacy

Football Diplomacy

“What’s the objective here?” Spurs Academy’s coach John McDermott asks his locker room, minutes before the final match of the inaugural NutiFood Cup — an international youth team football tournament.

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 05:51

Engaging With Vietnam

Engaging With Vietnam

Five years in the life of a conference. Photos by Cristina Nualart

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 05:46

The Buffalo is Back

Crazy Buffalo

After an electrical fire knocked out its lights a few months ago, one of the most photographed and iconic symbols of modern Saigon has returned to light up the streets of The Pham. Yes, you got it in one. That enormous Crazy Buffalo sign is back, and with a vengeance, too.

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 05:25

Lighting Up the Skies

Lighting Up the Skies

In mid-December, to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic ties between France and Vietnam, the Reunification Palace was lit up in a spectacular 3D light show created by Les Allumeurs d'Images.

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 05:17

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