Friday, 17 November 2017 05:00

The Sinking School

It’s abandoned. It’s sinking. And it’s even been called truong ma or ghost school. Thomas Barrett investigates District 6’s homage to architecture gone wrong.

Published in The Stories
Friday, 17 November 2017 04:42

Alley 51, Ho Thi Ky

Life in the maze-like alleys around Ho Thi Ky Street in Saigon serves up some culinary delights.

Published in Street Portrait
Thursday, 16 November 2017 09:36

A View From a Bridge

At night couples, friends and families find places to hang out to escape the heat and have fun. One such place that has attracted the hordes is Thu Thiem Bridge. But who exactly are the people that go there?

Published in The Stories
Thursday, 16 November 2017 09:17

Employees with Disabilities

With little official help for people living with disabilities, it falls to businesses and social enterprises to provide employment opportunities.

Published in The Stories
Friday, 10 November 2017 06:47

Street Shrines

Thousands of urban interventions enliven our city streets. These include hundreds of street altars scattered throughout the city. Some are well-constructed structures like the one in the hem at 63 Pasteur Street, or the one at the bend in Huynh Thuc Khang just before it intersects Nam Ky Khoi Nghia.

Published in Know Your City

Everyone has his or her favourite exercises when it comes to working out. When people do not achieve the results they want from their efforts in the gym, they need to look at what they are doing. The problem is that most of these people spend their precious workout time on exercises that are, generally speaking, a waste of time.

Published in Body & Temple
Friday, 10 November 2017 06:23

Oscar Soletto

In a space of months Oscar Soletto’s certified Pilates studio, Pilatesaigon, has gone from strength-to-strength as the Vietnamese discover another way to get fit

Published in The Final Say
Saturday, 21 October 2017 08:28

Filipino Food in Saigon

The pariah of Southeast Asian cuisines, Filipino, is not as bad as you’ve heard as long as it’s properly prepared and cooked. JB Jance samples the tastes of home with the best Ho Chi Minh City can offer.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 20:18

CCCP Saigon

Our mystery diner chews the fat over dinner at one of Saigon’s Russian restaurants.

Published in Mystery Diner
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 18:39

Food Street

Street food, controversy and a road called Nguyen Van Chiem.

Published in Briefings
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