Mr. Axel Harmand officially appointed General Manager for 2 new resorts: Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort with 217 luxurious villas with private pools hideaway at Mui Ong Doi and Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay with 745 modern condotels at […]
Saeko Ando artist revisits her early works
A Japanese artist based in Vietnam since 1995, Saeko studied Son Mai lacquer painting under artist Trinh Tuan, lacquer master Doan Chi Trung and lacquer craftsman Lam Huu Chinh. She has continued to use natural lacquer in the face of […]
Behind every Kaia design is a story… And we are the storytellers…
The story of subtle and delicate vibes of nature, where natural feelings can be evoked by the graceful silhouette of a leaf, by the curves of a body and by the harmony of the Earth […]
USD 237 Fine was issued to a man for picnicking with his family on an expressway in Northern Vietnam. He also had his driver’s license temporarily revoked for “parking his automobile along an expressway.” They live-streamed their celebration on Facebook, which sparked widespread […]
East West Brewing Co. will be hosting a beer pairing dinner on February 27th, from 7-9:30PM featuring Guest Chef Adrian Chong Yen. The dinner will take place on East West’s Rooftop Beer Garden.
Chef Adrian will create a custom one of […]
For her next exhibition, artist Bridget March is taking a completely new direction
Well-known for her watercolor and acrylic paintings of landscapes, architecture and artifacts of Vietnam and for her illustrated books on Sapa, Hoi An and Saigon, Bridget has taken an abstract approach to […]
Yuki 2 is a beautiful white and ginger cat with a lovely disposition. Given his gorgeous light blue eyes, we think he may be part Siamese.
Yuki 2 was taken to Saigon Pet Clinic as a stray and then was fostered for some […]
Most Vietnamese people wear new clothes to celebrate Tet to promote a fresh beginning to the year. Although Western-style outfts are more convenient for daily chores, the traditional tunic reappears each Tet. These tunics add to the festival’s formal atmosphere. Long ago city ladies had their ao dais […]
The country in numbers
571 million journeys were made on public buses last year, down by 21 million trips from 2017.
The municipal Department of Transport attributed the decline to several reasons, including the degradation of the city’s public bus fleet. Costs, such as new […]
Thai Street moves to 32 in the heart of Thao Dien, and opens during Tet
On Wednesday January 23, Thai Street moved to 32 Trần Ngọc Diện, or simply, in the heart of Thao Dien, joining 13 shops (with products ranging […]