Tuesday, 21 November 2017 10:36

Legends of the Viet

Vietnam has many legends which help define its people, the Kinh people, as a nation. Here are a few.

Published in The Stories
Friday, 17 November 2017 06:30

Lideco

From utopian dream to tourist attraction. Such is the fate of this housing complex on the outskirts of Hanoi. Emily Arntsen heads to Hanoi’s very own ghost town.

Published in Day Tripper
Friday, 17 November 2017 06:17

Mango Home Riverside

I have my father to thank (or chastise) for Paul Simon’s opening line to his song Graceland when it enters my head as I cross Rach Mieu Bridge to Ben Tre Province.

Published in Destination Zero
Friday, 17 November 2017 06:02

Quan Lan Island

Past Halong Bay is an island that has all the beauty of the bay, but without the tourists.

Published in Vietnam
Friday, 17 November 2017 05:49

Swim Vietnam

Saving lives, one stroke at a time

Published in Briefings
Friday, 17 November 2017 05:22

Riding the Waves

The 7th Annual Sunrise Surf & SUP Contest is about to take place in Mui Ne. But the competition is more than just a competition — it has acted as a springboard for Vietnamese would-be surfers to get involved in water sports.

Published in The Stories
Friday, 17 November 2017 04:42

Alley 51, Ho Thi Ky

Life in the maze-like alleys around Ho Thi Ky Street in Saigon serves up some culinary delights.

Published in Street Portrait
Thursday, 16 November 2017 09:17

Employees with Disabilities

With little official help for people living with disabilities, it falls to businesses and social enterprises to provide employment opportunities.

Published in The Stories
Friday, 10 November 2017 06:47

Street Shrines

Thousands of urban interventions enliven our city streets. These include hundreds of street altars scattered throughout the city. Some are well-constructed structures like the one in the hem at 63 Pasteur Street, or the one at the bend in Huynh Thuc Khang just before it intersects Nam Ky Khoi Nghia.

Published in Know Your City
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 11:09

Living with Depression

Life without difficulties is not life. But for the clinically depressed, dealing with life’s problems can be like climbing a mountain with no summit or travelling a road with no end. One Vietnam-based foreigner tells his story.

Published in The Final Say
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