The Country in Numbers 6AM Class sparks controversy at a Vietnamese University. According to the new academic schedule, there will be 17 separate class sections a day at the university, with the first one starting at six in the morning, and the last one ending at 10:10pm. Each period is 50 minutes long and is followed by a ten-minute
Pullman Saigon Centre welcomes Executive Chef Roberto Mancini. Originating from Rome, Italy, Chef Roberto cooked his way through kitchens in Japan, China, Indonesia, India and Vietnam. His extensive experience in the F&B industry brings exciting new flavours to the HCMC Foodie community.
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 Khem Beach. Both resorts launched in 2018. Along with the new General Manager, both resorts
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 outrage because they did not only risk their own lives but also those of other road
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 a kind four course dinner where each course will be paired with special brews
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 vehicles, fuel and worker wages all increased, while their proposals to raise bus
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 from Zero Waste products, to house decor, wine, fashion, accessories, toys and more) and
Submit your film today! For the first time, the Across Asia Youth Film Festival (AAYFF) is coming to Vietnam. After the first two editions were held in Singapore, the third festival will take place at the International School of Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC), presenting an exciting opportunity for both student filmmakers and film fans.
Mad Cow Wine & Grill – 30th floor Time tot get mad Looking for a place to hang out with your friends after work? Head over to Mad Cow Wine & Grill! From 5:00PM to 7:00PM, it’s Time To Get Mad with a happy hour on a selection of Maddie’s favourite wines, spirits, cocktails and beers.
USD85 Million complex for Buddhist events opened in Northern Vietnam last month. The structure, Cung Truc Lam (Bamboo Forest Palace), cost over VND200 billion to build, with funding covered by donations from organizations and the Buddhist laity, according to Thich Thanh Quyet, a monk serving as deputy chairman of the Buddhist Sangha’s executive council in