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Teacher Dad

Is teaching children in the home really a viable alternative to traditional schooling? Homeschooling parent and professional teacher Ian Kutschke shares his views and experiences.

The father of two boys, Ian Kutschke’s decision to homeschool in Ho Chi Minh City was […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: ‘NAMO Artisanal Pizzeria

Discover gourmet Italian cuisine in the heart of downtown Saigon

On March 28th, ‘NAMO Artisanal Pizzeria (74/6 Hai Ba Trung, D1) marked its first anniversary by launching a new menu that draws on the seafood cuisine of the Mediterranean coast. Oi […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Panam – The Backroom

Panam brings the iconic French-style kebab to Saigon

You’ll have to do a little hunting to find Panam – The Backroom (91 Pasteur, D1; Tel: 0122 733 0235) since it moved from its tiny location on Le Thanh Ton into Cuba […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Behind the Music

The ups & downs and personal & professional life of local celebrity Kyo York

It’s pretty easy to prise open a locked scooter compartment if you know what you’re doing—just force the seat up at the right angle, and there’s a […]

By |March 16th, 2017|Art, Arts, Features, Music|0 Comments
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Reset for Tet

As urbanization increases and more people are moving to the cities and abroad, some of the traditions are dying out

Despite the broad-ranging changes that have occurred in Vietnamese society over the last quarter century, there’s a distinct air of reverence […]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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Designer of the Year

Meet Vo Viet Chung, Vietnam’s award-winning ao dai designer and UNESCO honoree

Vietnamese fashion was given new recognition last August with an unprecedented international award bestowed on local designer Vo Viet Chung, one of the country’s foremost innovators in fine traditional […]

By |November 7th, 2016|Fashion|0 Comments
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Haute Jewelry

Mischelle Thuy White on living her life through gemstones

Throughout the rise of civilization itself, nothing has been more consistently definitive of luxury, wealth, and power than the gemstone. Today, precious stones have just as much gravity and desirability as they […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Fashion|0 Comments
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The Blind Writer

She’s a blind chef, a cookbook author and winner of the third season of Masterchef. It’s  Christine Ha

For any writer, there is a profoundly tender relationship between thought and hand. Writing is a taming of that most apelike of all […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
  • Jimmy Pham, creator of  KOTO (Know One Teach One) poses with a group of his students at their training center in Hanoi, Vietnam.

KOTO Fundraising Gala

There’s little need to go over the old analogy of the wisdom of teaching someone to fish. It’s by now well-established that the best form of charity is not merely to relieve suffering, but to do so in a way […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Features, News|0 Comments
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Hello Leroy

Renowned Australian designer Leroy Nguyen talks about his unexpected collaboration with Hello Kitty and Vietnam’s fast-growing fashion industry

As one of Australia’s edgier young designers with a startlingly unorthodox back catalogue of genre-defying outfits, about the last people on the planet […]

By |August 21st, 2016|Fashion|0 Comments