Stair Climbing Race to the top of Ho Chi Minh City’s Tallest Building

Ho Chi Minh City’s tallest building, Bitexco Financial Tower, will once again host the city’s only stair climbing race – the “HCMC SKYRUN.” On Sunday, 29th October, runners will start at the tower’s ground floor lobby and ascend to the tower’s observation deck on the 49th floor. Stair climbing, first known as “vertical races” in … Read more

Gimme Shelter

Oi speaks to Katie Howard, a volunteer at Animal Rescue & Care, about fostering, favorite adoption stories and their Trap-Neuter-Release program. Can you tell us the origin of ARC? Animal Rescue & Care (ARC, www.facebook.com/arcpetsvietnam) was formed in September of 2009 by a woman named Jodie who was living in Thao Dien. At the time, there wasn’t a rescue group in … Read more

Fragments of Rediscovered Time

‘Fragments Of Rediscovered Time’ showcases the present day world of Sapa through the lens of a Kodak Duaflex II vintage camera from the early 1950’s, with Mads Monsen’s keen eye to detail and composition portraying a visual documentation of Sapa in a striking and unique way not shown before. ‘Fragments of Rediscovered Time’, is born … Read more

Reach For The Stars

Oi speaks to Janine Gordon Principal of EtonHouse International Pre-School Franchise An Phu about intentional play, the child as a creative learner, and what a “remida” is. Can you tell us a bit about yourself, and how you and EtonHouse International Pre-School Franchise ∙ An Phu partnered up? I am a passionate advocate of child-centered, play-based … Read more

ISHCMC Continues to go from Strength to Strength with IB DP Examination Results

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) has cause to celebrate once again after the Class of 2017 continues to set new records with their International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB DP) results. This is the 17th cohort of IB DP students to graduate from ISHCMC. The Class of 2017 have completed their IB DP studies and excelled … Read more

HOLY SMOKE!

The Grand reopens Khói Barbecue following major expansion and renovation The Grand Ho Tram Strip today declared its all new Khói Barbecue ‘open for business’ in a celebration at the site that also saw a preview of The Grand’s new water fountain show and an exclusive VIP luncheon for a group of Vietnamese orphans who … Read more

Creative Connectivity 3.0

How an agency reinvented the advertising business in Vietnam Happiness Saigon (happiness-saigon.com) is leading Vietnam’s agency landscape. What the agency does is a sophisticated weaving of digital tools, traditional marketing instruments and the language of human emotions to imprint a brand into the lives and experience of its audience. This approach proved to be successful, … Read more

SOUL Live Project and Dragonfly Theatre Co. present Abi Morgan’s “Lovesong”

Dragonfly Theatre Company and SOUL Live Project are proud to present the critically acclaimed, emotionally resonant play “Lovesong”, written by Abi Morgan and directed by Anne-Marie Astley. “Lovesong” tells the story of one married couple over the course of 40 years, showing the same couple both as newlyweds and at the end of their lives. … Read more

ISHCMC Hosts Community Discovery Fair

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) hosted a Discovery Fair to showcase their new Early Explorer and Kindergarten learning areas, which feature state of the art facilities allowing for a safe learning environment for young students. Visiting children experienced school life as an ISHCMC student in open classrooms showcasing interactive and innovative approaches to learning … Read more