Saigon’s Visual Identity, Yesterday to Today

Saigon is expanding at breakneck speed. In order to learn more about what might happen, what will happen, and what should happen, Oi spoke with a number of informed, invested, and expert sources on Saigon’s progress, development and identity. Our expert panel: Andrew Currie Co-Founder & Managing Director of OUT-2 Design & Workplace-Asia www.OUT-2.com Archie … Read more

Restaurant Review: Ngon Asia House

It’s difficult to put into words the incredible amount of detail that went into designing and creating Ngon Asia House (99 Nguyen Hue, D1). From dark wood furniture and red curtains separating various dining spaces to exposed light bulbs hanging from the ceiling, the restaurant is like an interior design showroom. And with greenery and … Read more

Join the Race!

On February 17, for the first time in its 20-year history, the world famous Clipper Round the World Race arrived in Danang. Sailing and racing around the world for 11 months, the 12 identical 70-foot yachts completed a four week journey from Australia to Vietnam. Next stop is Qingdao, China before heading eastward to Seattle … Read more

Imminent Saigon

In less than a decade Ho Chi Minh City has transformed itself into Asia’s most dynamic boomtown. But in its dash to the future, will the city still called Saigon make room for its past? SAIGON. Some might look around and say: ‘Saigon? More like Saigoing.’ This city, first named for a forest kingdom as … Read more

The Bulletin – April 2016

Promotions and news in HCMC and beyond… GALLERY VILLAS AT THE HO TRAM STRIP The Ho Tram Project Company announced the opening of sales on the latest feature of its Ho Tram Strip development, the Gallery Villas. The 60 three-bedroom villas join The Grand Ho Tram Strip and The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, as part … Read more

Orange

Director Courtney Marsh and Producer Jerry Franck on their 2016 Academy Award-nominated documentary Chau, Beyond the Lines There’s a lot of warmth out there for American documentary Chau, Beyond the Lines, which picked up an Academy Award nomination earlier this year as the latest in a string of accolades for a film that has effectively … Read more