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Paw Pixels

Time to get Fido and Whiskers ready for their close-ups

Fluffy cats with pouty expressions and pugs posed with their paws in the air are pretty much the stuff that makes any human being smile. If your Instagram feed is mostly celebrity pets, Lil Bub and […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Unforgettable Destinations for Everyone

A country of beauty and wonder make Turkey a must-see for any type of tourist

The world is full of beauty and wonder, throughout history humans have traveled across land and sea to discover what beauty nature holds over the mountain […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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ISHCMC Secondary Campus Celebrates New Facility with Grand Opening Ceremony

ISHCMC Secondary Students from the school’s talented music department entertained guests with musical performances during the Opening Ceremony. The ISHCMC Senior Jazz Band performed Walking on Sunshine, ISHCMC Grade 10 pianist, Dinh Anh Truong played Moment Musicaux No. 6 and […]

By |April 13th, 2018|Education|0 Comments
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Free ISHCMC Parent Workshop

ISHCMC will be hosting a free parent workshop led by Dr Sarah Whyte, the leading expert on Third Culture Kids (TCKs) in Asia. Attendees will discover new insights and practical strategies to support children with the challenges of growing up […]

By |April 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments
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Education is Special for Everyone

Oi speaks with Mariecris Buenviaje, founder of STEPS Special School – Support Teach Encourage Person with Special Needs, Saigon’s first international standard school dedicated to children with special needs

Why did you choose a career in special education?

While working in the corporate world I became a […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Education, Family|1 Comment
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Maternity Insurance Seminar

If you are even remotely thinking about having a child in the near future,  the time to start thinking about maternity insurance is now.

Join Tenzing Pacific Insurance Services at Brix Wine Bar (42 Pasteur, District 1) on Thursday, January 25th for Tenzing’s Maternity Insurance Seminar.  […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments
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ISHCMC Welcomes The New Academic Year With Renovated Learning Areas

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) opens the new academic year with renovated learning areas in their current campus located at Vo Truong Toan Street, District 2.

ISHCMC’s brand new state-of-the-art Secondary Campus is due to open in the 2017/18 […]

By |December 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments
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Fueled by Tradition

George Duke, owner of Zippo and the grandson of the lighter company’s founder George G. Blaisdell, talks about brass, flint and its new clothing line
For our readers who don’t know, tell us the origin of the Zippo and how it […]

By |November 12th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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It All Boils Down To This

Another transplant from down south, where the famous Café Du Monde brings a taste of Vietnam with its roasted dark coffee brew and powdery beignets, is The Boil. The name coveys a witches’ pot of eye of newt and toe […]

By |November 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments
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Festive Fun Day at International School Saigon Pearl

Join ISSP for a free Festive Fun Day on December 2nd from 9am to noon, for children aged 18 months – 11 years old. A morning of festive fun that includes cookie decorating, making Christmas tree trimmings, visiting Santa Clause […]

By |November 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments