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Exhibition of World Press Photo Contest

The Exhibition of World Press Photo Contest will officially return to Vietnam after 15 years of absence.

This event honors winning photos from more than 73,000 works in the 61st World Press Photo Contest, which is organized and sponsored by Canon […]

By |July 4th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Finding Zen

Khanh An Monastery (1055/3D, Quoc Lo 1, D12) began as a humble pagoda erected by Buddhist monk Tri Hien in 1905. A wealthy family later donated six hectares of land for its expansion. During the French occupation, the pagoda was used by […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Arts, Features, Photo Essay|0 Comments
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Golf Talk

Taking its name from the golf term, Birdie Club is scoring under par

Yusuke (right), Hajime (left)

Yusuke Nakajima moved to Saigon from Japan two years ago in search of business opportunities in Vietnam’s fast growing economy. A bit of homesickness landed him at The First Bar, a […]

By |June 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 Tokyo Blues

In conversation with Shun Sakai, a talented jazz singer who has truly followed her heart musically

When Shun Sakai was a young woman, jazz music was popular across the world; however, in her home country of Japan there weren’t many opportunities to listen to it. She […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Arts, Features, Music|0 Comments
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The Rising Sun Meets The Pearl of The Orient

From economic and social development to cultural exchanges, the relationship between Vietnam and Japan has grown phenomenally over the last few decades. Having spent his 35-year career as a diplomat, Oi sat down with Mr. Jun-ichi Kawaue, the Consul General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh […]

By |June 14th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Between Fragmentation and Wholeness

An exhibition of new work by Truong Cong Tung, the first comprehensive show of his work in almost a decade

Between Fragmentation and Wholeness refers to The Wholeness and the Implicate Order, a book authored by David Bohm, a distinguished physicist in the field of […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Room for Education

An NGO that aims to break the cycle of poverty one school at a time

It was the beginning of 2016 when Thomas Farthofer, after many years in asset management and investment banking, decided to leave Vienna, Austria for Hanoi to help as a volunteer. While […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Where Time Stands Still

Saigon, the world’s second most dynamic city according to the World Economic Forum, isn’t just full of skyscrapers and construction sites. What fascinates and attracts tourists, both local and international, are the city’s hidden heritage buildings, witnesses of history’s turmoil and triumphs. French photographer Pierre Semere, who has called […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Features|2 Comments
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Enjoy The Show

Behind the scenes with members of Dragonfly Theatre, Saigon’s professional English language theatre troupe

“We’re here because we love what we do. Everyone’s in it because they love it,” says David Delves, whose passion for the theatre is undeniable. Originally from London, where he went to school for the performing arts, […]

By |June 9th, 2018|Features|0 Comments