Discovering Saigon’s secrets Pho Binh, or Peace Soup, is a modest restaurant churning out pho bo, Vietnam’s traditional beef noodle soup, just like hundreds of others in Ho Chi Minh City. However, hungry customers who venture to the second floor of the three-storey house will witness the room where men and women debated, planned and … Read more
India discovers a strategic partner in Vietnam When Idian and Vietnamese politicians sign agreements, listen carefully: you’ll likely hear entrepreneurs rubbing their hands. Companies in Vietnam have been thriving since the economic reforms of Doi Moi swung open its doors to international trade in 1986. Nearly 25 years later the Association of Southeast Asian Nations … Read more
Combining forms and shapes to create the right atmosphere We’ve explored the concept of line in a previous column, and the elements of form and shape are closely related: shape is a closed line, two-dimensional, while form is its 3-D equivalent. As you might expect, the emotional responses evoked b shape and form are related as … Read more
Oi Vietnam magazine reviews Red Bricks Restaurant on Ho Tung Mau St in Ho Chi Minh City.