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Big Love

The woman behind Vietnam’s extravagant, over-the-top weddings
Lam Tran and Hien Vo tied the knot on December 19, 2014. The theme of their wedding was called “Love in the Air” because the couple loves to travel. It was an extravagant affair […]

By |October 26th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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The Armor Man

Costume designer turns play into work

In the cosplay community, Han Phi Tuyet (also known as “The Armor Man”) is the go-to designer for bespoke one-of-a-kind anime or sci-fi inspired costumes. At 28, Tuyet has created sets and props for movies, celebrities and online gaming companies. In Vietnam, […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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The Iron Maiden

Vietnam’s female bodybuilder who’s smashing stereotypes

“I didn’t choose this job. It chose me.” says Dinh Kim Loan, seven-time Asian gold medalist and twice world champion female bodybuilder for her weight class. Entering into our interview, Loan looks very little like the Asian ideal of feminine beauty. Her waist may […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Features, Sports|0 Comments
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A Model Citizen

Vietnam’s male supermodel explains why modeling fame isn’t as simple as looking good

In the last few years, and with the aid of shows such as Vietnam’s Next Top Model, and The Face Vietnam, modeling has emerged and grown in local psyche as a […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Fashion, Features|0 Comments
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The City of Tombs

Villagers compete to build increasingly lavish and elaborate tombs for their ancestors

In Vietnam, belief of the afterlife and the importance of its preparation runs deep among the populace. “There’s a saying that’s really popular around here: “Life is fleeting, but death […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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Leveraging Languages

Is translanguaging the answer to 21st century multilingual classrooms?

It is hard to argue against the importance of English as a truly world language. Used by almost 942 million people around the world, and in five of the world’s top ten largest […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Live Long & Prosper

Skimping on health insurance today may be a costly regret tomorrow

“Before the motorbike accident I didn’t think health insurance was important to have. I thought of getting something cheap, maybe even taking local alternatives to save money. After seeing the bill […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Family, Health|0 Comments
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The Pretenders

Stand-in lovers and pretend relatives are among a colorful cast of fakers

“I’ve met 25 sets of parents and have worn 50 wedding dresses,” proclaims Giang Anh,a 24-year-old medical student. “But I have never signed a marriage certificate.” Before you jump to […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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“Bai” Advertising Agency, “Xin Chao” Creative Connectivity Agency

Giant billboards, print and television were regarded as the top tiers of marketing, the best money could buy. However, with the advent of the internet, and social media titans such as Google, Facebook and YouTube over the last decade, this […]

By |July 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments
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The Influencers: How Other Cultures Helped Shape Vietnam’s LGBT Community

Follow our series on Vietnam’s LGBT community here or download the PDF of our June 2016 issue on “Pride” here.

Though some progress has been made towards accepting LGBT people in modern Vietnamese society, there is still a wide divide between […]

By |June 11th, 2016|Features|0 Comments