City Diary

It’s not cold...pfft! I’m comforted at this time of year by the trustworthy weather reports of Da Nang’s most famous weatherman, Kit Davidson
    Expat suggests methods to combat public littering in Vietnam Published: 12/05/2016 16:54 A Singaporean expat has shared his opinions with Tuoi Tre News on what Vietnam should do to combat people’s bad habit of throwing trash and urinating on the street
    It’s not cold...pfft! Published: 12/04/2016 16:15 I’m comforted at this time of year by the trustworthy weather reports of Da Nang’s most famous weatherman, Kit Davidson
    A tribute to all hard-working teachers in Vietnam Published: 11/20/2016 09:59 Vietnamese Teachers’ Day is November 20th, when flower sales go through the roof and students visit their teachers across the nation to pay their respects
    Why is Vietnam among world's happiest, but not most literate nations? Published: 11/19/2016 07:54 ‘While the Vietnamese rich are spending billions on beds and super cars, good books published are gathering dust on the old, cold bookshelves’
    Karaoke bars should be banned from residential areas in Vietnam: foreigners Published: 11/14/2016 16:22 Two people from Japan and Singapore have shared their thoughts with Tuoi Tre News on safety regulations in karaoke bars
    In Vietnam, is it worth the risk? Published: 11/13/2016 11:01 Just after I signed up for hospital insurance the other week, I got a brutal reminder about why I need it
    In Vietnam, three is not a crowd Published: 11/03/2016 17:18 How many Vietnamese does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: three – one to change the light, another to tell him he’s changing it the wrong way, and a third laughing his head off
    Halloween’s coming to Vietnam! Published: 10/30/2016 11:01 In the midst of our soggy rainy season, it’s good to think of cheerful activities. Fortunately, Halloween, the American autumn festival, will finally arrive on the 31st of October
    Help Quang Binh Published: 10/25/2016 16:33 On the weather maps, it’s like something drifting north, just a storm, just a graphic being updated as time goes by. For the residents of Quang Binh, it’s been a disaster
    Happy Vietnamese Women’s Day: A flower for the favorite! Published: 10/20/2016 15:08 One of the things I love about Vietnam is the number of ‘hotties’ in this country (‘hotties’ is Donald Trump talk for ‘she’s a good looking gal’). It’s actually hard to find a girl who is NOT attractive!

From the Expat Files