Friday, 02 December 2016 07:11

Portraits of the Past

Vietnam has 54 ethnic minorities. French photographer Réhahn is documenting all of them

Published in Briefings
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 07:01

From Hai Ba Trung to Ms Huong

With International Women’s Day coming up on Mar. 8, former executive director of the International Women’s Development Agency Suzette Mitchell, talks about the role of women in Vietnam

Published in Briefings
Sunday, 08 March 2015 18:14

Into the Highlands

An ongoing photographic exhibition at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi documents Vietnam’s ethnic minorities as they looked and lived 60 years ago

Published in The Big Story
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 15:03

Sapa Market Closes

Ethnic minority women demonstrate close to the market in Sapa

According to posts on Facebook, Monday Dec. 22 was the last trading day of the traditional Sapa Market, the trading centre in the hill station city known for attracting colorfully dressed ethnic minorities.

Published in Breaking
Thursday, 11 December 2014 19:39

Into the Jungle

Despite much of Vietnam lying in the tropics, few of us make the trip to the country’s rainforests. Nick Ross and Glen Riley headed three hours north of Ho Chi Minh City to Nam Cat Tien and discovered a national park with much to commend itself on

Published in Vietnam
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 07:14

54 Colours

54 Colors Exhibition

Often living on the edge of society, the montagnards — or mountain dwellers — are little understood. When they do come to the attention of the masses, it’s usually from the perspective of tourism. In Sapa, the various Hmong tribes emerge from their mountain dwellings to haggle and jibe, often speaking English or even French better than Vietnamese.

Published in Features

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