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The Constant Gardener

Just about every dish tastes better with fresh herbs-and there’s no better way to get fresh herbs than to grow them yourself

Looking back on my time as a university student, maintaining a small herb and veggie garden was one of […]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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Game On

Few Christmas traditions are as enduring as that of the family getting round the table together—sometime between the Queen’s speech and the James Bond movie—to play a game together. In fact, the only one that rivals it is probably the […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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Draw Of The Wild

Artist Dao Van Hoang speaks about the importance of wildlife conservation through his art

Wildlife artist Dao Van Hoang is sitting next to his easel in his 10th floor apartment overlooking the Saigon River. Despite his impressive oeuvre, the 52-year-old conservationist […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Arts, Features|0 Comments
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He Knows

Meet Brian Caleda, the ‘genius’ who’s ready to solve all your tech problems

Describe your path to vietnam and opening iKnow.

I was born to Filipino parents and spent the first eight years of my life in Manila. My father had […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Features|1 Comment
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Party People In The House

If variety is the spice of life, then Party Inc. is so diverse it might as well be the UN. Red Chinese lanterns, pastel lamps like you would see at a party in Malibu and “Frozen” party sets that seem […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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The Evolution of the Shophouse

Step back in time to 17th century Cholon, where shophouses dominated the skyline

The sun comes up. I am walking through the streets of Cholon as the first people awake. After they have done their morning workout and have eaten a […]

By |December 4th, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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Built For Change

Meet Amazin LeThi, former bodybuilder and global advocate

Amazin LeThi is an actress, author, fitness coach, and former bodybuilder, but that’s not all the strings to her bow. She also campaigns against LGBTQ and HIV/ AIDs discrimination, and bullying within the […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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My life as… a cashier

The highs and lows of working as a cashier

How long have you been a cashier at this supermarket?

I’ve been working as a cashier for about three years now. I am good at my job and love the work that I […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Features, My Life As|0 Comments
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Mr. Dong Khoi

Meet the man who witnessed 60 years of the city’s history from just one street

Dong Khoi, the Rodeo drive of Ho Chi Minh City, is the Madonna of Vietnam’s city streets. No one has perfected the art of reinvention quite […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Features|0 Comments
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Fading Memories

A solo exhibition of oil paintings by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Minh Nam

Nguyen Minh Nam’s latest collection Fading Memories is a further stanza in his on-going paean to the inevitable losses suffered by traditional Vietnamese culture in the country’s headlong rush […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Arts, Features|0 Comments