Jazz Hands with Tran Minh Tuan

With sax player Tran Manh Tuan, you hear him before you see him Walking up to Tran Manh Tuan’s villa in the morning after the rain, there are the unmistakable sounds of a saxophone going up and down the tonal scale. It’s a distinctly metropolitan wake up call. Now the tones escape his studio and … Read more

Setting up workplace pensions and insurance for employees

Dear Sven, I have been running a successful diving school in Vietnam for many years now and have a loyal team of employees, most of whom are Vietnamese. I am worried that when they want to retire or are unable to work due to illness or injury, they will not have sufficient savings/insurance in place … Read more

Light the Fuse

Western and eastern civilizations have begun to merge several cultural design techniques, and the result is called fusion The word “fusion” is the word du jour in design at the moment. It’s become quite the hot topic and is more often than not overused, but it is a true reflection of the international flavor and … Read more

App Decisions

A startup at the heart of Vietnam’s mobile explosion When Flappy Bird exploded onto smartphones worldwide, mobile app fever hit Vietnam and within a few months mobile app development became ‘sexy.’ A year later, the phenomenon of the game is still echoed at tech-related events throughout Vietnam. At the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, former … Read more