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Keyboard Warriors

The rise of the digital athlete

An important confrontation will have a critical flashpoint inside of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. No, we’re not talking about the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. The leaders will be long […]

By |March 6th, 2019|Features, Sports|0 Comments
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Forgotten Voices

A revival of Saigon’s golden age of music

It might be Dance Club Arcan’s unique interior decoration and it’s oddly powerful soundproofing that always makes it feel like another world when you walk up to the venue from the quiet, otherwise unassuming homey Binh Thanh neighborhood […]

By |March 5th, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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A Fighting Family

We break the first–and second–rule of this fight club to let you in on where to throw jabs, hooks and uppercuts, and get strong physically and mentally in no time

“Good Martial Arts is not about going out and kicking ass,” professional fighter and Victory MMA International […]

By |March 4th, 2019|Features, Sports|0 Comments
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The Motherly Gate

A pilgrimage to Hoi An’s recently reopened gate can usher in an auspicious childbirth for expecting mothers

Tucked away in a quiet pocket in Hoi An’s Hai Ba Trung street sits a reflection pool dotted with lily pads and a few lotus […]

By |March 1st, 2019|Features|0 Comments
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Human Connections

At Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, the staff shines as brightly as the resort itself

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam ( is a place of unparalleled luxury, but the resorts seems to know its distinction lies elsewhere. In a catalogue of […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Resort Review, Travel|0 Comments
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Cat Lives Matter

A refuge for stray and abandoned cats in Hoi An

Since 2012, UK National and Hoi An Animal Welfare advocate Emma Bolton Nguyen has worked to create a better world for the city’s cats both through the animal shelter she operates […]

By |February 6th, 2019|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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It Started With A Bang

Vietnamese independent horror film Chase is taking you on a ride
Late one evening inside of an apartment nestled inside of that maze-like section of District 3 nested in the crook of Dien Bien Phu and Cach Mang Thang 8 streets, […]

By |January 20th, 2019|Features|0 Comments
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The Paper Tigers

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An independent kung fu film about three guys who are one kick away from pulling their hamstrings
In making his martial arts film The Paper Tigers, Vietnamese- American writer/director/editor Tran Quoc […]

By |January 12th, 2019|Features|0 Comments
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Turning The Tables

Homegrown Vietnamese DJs are stepping up to the international stage thanks to a DJ contest called Mix Us Happy

Six months ago, 20-year- old Duc Hoang started learning how to DJ for the first time as a hobby, a nice change of pace from his work […]

By |January 8th, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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The Blade Master

Hiroshi Takeuchi has quietly built a reputation as the knife-sharpening guru in the country

Chefs and most food preparers working in the restaurant industry will regularly sharpen their knives using a metal rod. The rod’s surface is coarse, and rubbing the knife […]

By |January 6th, 2019|Features|0 Comments