'The failure to provide fire prevention and protection, and safe electrical wiring (a frequent cause of fires), is the most dangerous form of criminal negligence' Expat points out fire safety loopholes at Ho Chi Minh City buildings
Save Vietnam’s Internet sharks
Published: 01/25/2017 15:05
You can blame a lot on those Internet sharks – it’s not just undersea cables, social connections and doing business, but also your state of mind, mood and willingness to kill ordinary people
Tet in Vietnam: Do you know the way to the airport?
Published: 01/24/2017 14:03
It’s time for Vietnam’s Tet holiday annual exodus. And it’s chaotic
New Year in Vietnam: What’s next in 2017?
Published: 01/01/2017 11:03
Whew... well now that 2016 is finally behind us... is 2017 going to be awesome? I guess that depends on your focus. For me, just being alive is enough to ensure that it’ll be a great year
Christmas present in Vietnam: Oh baby!
Published: 12/25/2016 14:37
Want a baby? Drink the water from the central coast of Vietnam
The slow wind-down in Vietnam
Published: 12/20/2016 18:02
Strange how the stress levels increase as the nation slows down
Pedestrian streets should be lined with art, cultural performances: Singaporean expat
Published: 12/19/2016 20:04
Singaporean Aidan Wee who has lived in Ho Chi Minh City since 2008 agreed that a pedestrian street should be a place for performances and local cultural features
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’