Troi Oi March 2018

The Country in Numbers 900 vehicles were fined earlier this year for breaching the three-minute stop rule at Tan Son Nhat Airport. While ‘no parking’ signs are erected along the street in front of the terminals inside the airport, the regulation has been relaxed, with drivers now given three minutes of stopping for picking up or dropping off … Read more

Living Among the Dead

It goes by many names: “BT Blank Development Zone” by city planners, “Special Black Zone” by the Vietnamese National Post Office, and “Cemetery Alley” by those who live there. Officially, it’s known as alley 344 Chu Van An in Binh Thanh District. “I actually call it ‘Labyrinth Alley’ because people get lost in it all … Read more