There’s no single defining image of the nation or its women
Twenty-five years ago Frenchman Vincent bargained a $50 taxi ride to $15, only to realize it should probably have cost $1.50
When you find out the taxi meter is going wrong, just give up your planned ride and ask the driver to stop at the nearest police station instead, a Dutchman advises
John Wyman has shared his story of being cheated three times by taxi drivers in Ho Chi Minh City with Tuoi Tre News, plus some recommendations on how to effectively avoid or confront such fraudulent cabbies
Architect Luu Trong Hai says that Ho Chi Minh City needs to have its own identity to stand out from its similarly civilized, thriving counterparts
In a case similar to that of Malaysian tourist Y.L. reported yesterday on Tuoi Tre News, tourist Paul Threlfall and his wife were cheated out of a few hundred Australian dollars by a dishonest taxi driver in September
Malaysian tourist Y.L. and her family have recently fallen victim to a scam taxi driver in central Ho Chi Minh City, who she says has "a professional trick" to steal their money
With the horror of the Paris terror attacks, the Beirut bombings and other terrible events leaving us reeling over recent days, I had a powerful reminder of the value of family and community
I get jealous on Teachers’ Day, where are my flowers and chocolate? How come I don’t get a fabulous red envelope? Why doesn’t anyone call me? Sob... Just kidding!
Funny how one thing always tends to lead to another – it’s called serendipity; ‘the happy art of finding things by accident’
Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice President, explains why efficient cities play a crucial role in helping Vietnam to transform into a high-income society
It’s the toughest time of the year to make a living. You see it everywhere in Hoi An
If people who choose to live in Ho Chi Minh City and work in neighboring provinces are willing to combine their life and work into one, quality of life in the city would soon improve
Residents in a poor neighborhood in an outlying district of Ho Chi Minh City have uniformly replied without hesitation that whatever makes them feel happy contributes to a city worth living in
“Get a wife!” everyone shouts at me every time I have a problem in Vietnam. I’d make a terrible husband
I know that the Vietnamese can be drama queens but are they any good at drama?