In our second installment of serialised original crime fiction by English author Rob Marsh, Russell Kemp, an ex-Captain in the South African Police Service and now a private detective, has reluctantly come to Vietnam. He is looking for a girl named Nguyen Hai Hien who has gone missing after leaving Johannesburg with her South African boyfriend. Nguyen Ba Hoa, the missing girl’s twin sister, has met him at the airport… Illustration by Henry Fenton
In our first installment of serialised original crime fiction by English author Rob Marsh, a murder is committed on Vietnamese soil and only one detective can solve the mystery. But can he bury his past to help a pleading mother? Illustration by Henry Fenton
Giggles were barely suppressed in tourism industry circles recently when a VNAT spokesman announced that they would soon be marketing Vietnam using new technologies, “especially internet, and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter”.
A couple of years back I was sat in a certain pub with some friends, when a woman who had joined our group started talking about her experiences in telesales back home. “It was disgusting,” she said. “Half of the people I had to speak to spoke no English at all.”
We, at Word, are an equal opportunity publication. So we had to get the other side of the story from a woman’s perspective. While Stephanie Cantrell and Christine Van both agree that though there are many varieties of men out there, it’s still slim pickings