The earthquake that hit Nepal on at the end of April has been devastating. Here are two personal accounts from people living in Vietnam of what happened

Crowdfunding is still relatively new to Vietnam. Hoa Le speaks to three people who thanks to the generosity of others have turned dreams into reality. Photos provided by the campaign organisers


At the finale of one of Vietnam’s leading reality shows, Ed Weinberg finds out what it takes to make it in front of the camera. Translation by Le Thuy Thao Suong


As Vietnam’s rich coastline gets carved up into marketable slices, Katie Jacobs talks with some brave souls fighting an uphill battle

Four decades on from Apr. 30, 1975, Hoa Le looks into the past of two men whose fortunes rose and fell with Vietnam’s own

Whereas five years ago Hanoi’s emerging art scene was gaining widespread praise, now it seems to have come to a standstill — or has it? Words by David Mann. Photos by Julia Vola

Dragonfly Theatre Company refuse to let up with their regular output of theatre to the Saigon public. In the first of a series of articles, Jon Aspin heads to the auditions for their latest offering, An Evening with Tennessee Williams. Photos by Glen Riley

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