Creature Comforts

An animal shelter in Danang promotes animal welfare by teaching kindness and empathy within the local community Can you tell us the origin of Paws for Compassion Danang? Paws for Compassion (PAWS) was founded in Danang, Vietnam in 2015 by two animal enthusiasts and educators, Lexie Gray and Domenique Terry, who saw the need for

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Digital Distractions

How smartphones have increased our working hours even after we leave the office This first installment of our smartphone dilemma series will focus on some current trends being discussed and shed new light on what the phones do to us. If you haven’t read any of my previous articles, here is a quick summary: phones

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Renaissance International School Saigon – the best medium sized international school in Vietnam

Renaissance International School Saigon, with its mission to inspire excellence in international education so that our students achieve lifelong success, happiness and respect for all, is set to be the best family focused, medium sized international school in Vietnam. Established in 2007, Renaissance provides a high-quality, accredited international education from Early Years through Years 12

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Tell Tail Stories: Worm Worries

The importance of deworming your pets Deworming your pet is an important part of its regular health regime. Even if pet-owners take good care of their pets, one cannot avoid worms because our pets are at constant risk of a worm infestation. Regular deworming of your pet is also an essential part of its general

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Out Of Joint

Learn more about arthroscopy, a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint Arthroscopic surgery is a revolution in orthopedics, and it has changed the way we operate on joints. This minimally invasive procedure has given us the power to accurately examine joints from the inside, making a diagnosis with 100 percent accuracy. Not even

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Language Diversity In Vietnam

“People believed that in order to get ahead in life, you had to speak the majority language.” – Simon Ager Languages are the roots of our culture, we should embrace its beauty, its diversity, and its uniqueness; but sadly this is no longer the case. Globalization has caused major changes to the world’s cultural diversity.

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An Open House For Education

EtonHouse International Pre- School at An Phu is now in its fourth year of operation. Oi sat down with their new principal, Leean Woodland, to learn more about what sets EtonHouse apart As the new principal at EtonHouse An Phu, what is your main focus? The three most important things to me are children’s health

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Tibetan Tranquillity

Moc Huong Spa Gallery’s new location in Thao Dien is especially designed for those who need a relaxing escape for a couple of hours A trip to Thao Dien is often a relaxing experience of itself. Nestled in former wetland, the spacious expat enclave often feels a world away from the crowded hustle and bustle

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Positive Outlook

Preparing for the first day of school Whether your child is entering international kindergarten or a local school, they are moving into a transformative and important time in their educational lives. A child’s first day of school can be emotional in more ways than one. The child might be crying, the parent may be emotional,

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Bed, Bath & Beyond

Mai Thu Ha and Ha Ngoc Thu Hien, founders of Bed & Pet-first, talk about expansion, pet health and the do’s and don’ts of boarding your fur-baby Bed & Pet-first (B&P) recently renovated, what changes and upgrades have been made to the villa? We upgraded our room system, such as a new ventilation system, additional

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