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Right On! A Mission to Protect and Serve the LGBT Community

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

In recent years, Vietnam is slowly developing a reputation for being an unlikely haven for gays, lesbians and transgenders in Asia. […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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Historic Progress for Vietnam’s LGBT Community

Until recently the LGBT community in Vietnam was marginalized, but changes in attitude in the legal and public spheres are coming. From Vietnam’s first gay parade in Hanoi in 2012 to an openly transgender contestant on Vietnam Idol, the country […]

By |June 7th, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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Breaking down barriers, Jessica an finds success as a transgender model

“I didn’t plan on creating a club or anything like that for transpeople. Nothing about what we do is formal or even official. At first, it was just a name, […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Tell Me a Story

No time to read to your kids? Hire someone else to do it for you

“The first time I worked as a storyteller, it was for my neighbor’s child. The parents had some errands to run until late and paid me […]

By |May 15th, 2016|Education, Family|0 Comments
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The Snow White Syndrome

While the term was coined in India, the obsession with white skin is very popular in Vietnam as well

“I have had patients, expat patients, who came to me to ask why they were seeing active ingredients for skin lightening in […]

By |May 9th, 2016|Features, Health|0 Comments
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Moveable Feast

With relish, Saigon embraces the food truck trend

The food truck concept has been around since 1866 when Charles Goodnight wheeled out his Texas Panhandle Food Wagon, but it has taken over a century and a half for this mobile catering […]

By |April 28th, 2016|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Read All About It

The trend for offering bespoke libraries in luxury resorts and hotels has been quietly catching on

“Cicero’s dictum is that a room without a book is like a body without a soul. That said, books to me are like paintings. I’ve […]

By |April 24th, 2016|Arts, Design, Features|0 Comments
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The ups and downs of crowdfunding in Vietnam

Despite popular belief, crowdfunding is not a modern financial model. In 1850 Auguste Comte created a scheme to issue notes for the public support of his further work as a philosopher. The Premiere […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Business|0 Comments
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Become fluent in Italian wine at RubyRed

Italy is one of the world’s largest wine producers and is home to some of the oldest winemaking regions in the world. However, it remains relatively unknown to the Vietnamese market. RubyRed Italian Wine […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|1 Comment
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Stocking Coffee

A most unusual way to brew cofffee

An image of coffee slowly dripping through a metal filter into a cup perfectly captures Saigon and its unhurried way of life. However, before the arrival of these iconic metal filters, coffee sold by […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Features|0 Comments