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  • Piknic Electronik +

    Get electronic in Hanoi

    After three years of becoming Hanoi’s favourite electronic music purveyor and weekly outdoor event, Piknic Electronik continues every Sunday throughout

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  • Hop for the Bears +

    Hop for the Bears at HRC, Hanoi

    A danced-filled Sock Hop will be making another outing at Hanoi Rock City on Sunday Aug. 31, this time with

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  • Marketing and Media for Pros +

    Most of those marketing mixers are little more than an excuse to get drinks with interesting people, but M2’s new

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  • Stand-Up Comedy at Bernie's +

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Briefings

  • Cat of the Month: Maru +

    Named in homage to the famous Japanese YouTube celebrity cat Maru’s adventures in tight places, this Maru came to ARC

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  • A Party to Remember +

    In a country with such a short contemporary history, 20 years is a long time. A very long time.

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  • Made for Mondays +

    Monday Night Football is a whole new ball game in Vietnam. Photo by Kyle Phanroy

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  • Reconstructing the City +

    The pending metro line makes an imprint in Saigon. Photo by Francis Xavier

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Travel

  • Hiking California +

    Heading off the tourist track from Yosemite National Park, Matt Bender takes a 340km detour into paradise. Photos by Louis

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  • The Mountain Valley +

    On a spontaneous day trip with her sister in tow, Karen Hewell arrives in Thung Nai Valley to find a

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  • Banh Mi in DC +

    Once at odds with Vietnam, Katie Jacobs heads to the American capital to savour some of this country’s best-known cuisine

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  • Destination Zero: Ana Mandara Villas Dalat +

    You can usually judge a place on the quality of its bathrobes. Your average city hotel trafficks in waffle-weaved cotton,

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  • In Thailand with Holga +

    Julie Vola voyaged to The Land of Smiles with her Holga, a Hong Kong-built plastic camera that looks like a

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Just In

  • The British International School Opens in Hanoi +

    The British International School in Hanoi starts off its academic year for 2014 to 2015 on Aug. 27. Already a

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  • Eden Bar +

    Set outdoors down Ngo 264, Au Co and close to the Tay Ho end of the Red River, Eden is

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  • The Invasion Has Started +

    And no, we’re not talking an alien invasion here, although rewind a decade or so and just the very concept

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  • Hand-Pulled Noodles +

    With all the good Chinese food we have in Ho Chi Minh City, it’s a wonder Tam Hao is our

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  • VIVA Tapas Bar & Grill +

    District 7 now has one more good tapas option, to make up for the quality seafood option it replaced. VIVA

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Columns

  • Defining Words +

    Not long after we realise that we exist, we become preoccupied with the meaning that carries. Every existence has meaning,

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    Keen readers will note this month marks the first anniversary of this column. And like a newborn in her first

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  • Communication +

    Profitability, business strategy and the all-important bottom line are critical to making an organisation successful, but a large proportion of

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  • HCMC Coffee Cup: M2C +

    Stepping into M2C, 'Modern Meets Culture’, you might be surprised by the collision of trendsetter aesthetics.

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    The calorie myth is a hard one to kill. Calories are not the most important issue when striving for effortless

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Promotions

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