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[Photos] A Peek Inside Da Lat's Abandoned Franciscan Mission

Da Lat is rightfully beloved for its cool climate, pine-scented air and verdant mountains. However, there is more to this popular Central Highlands city than just natural escapes.

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A Present Retrospective: Fusing Past, Present and Propaganda

Work Room Four’s current exhibition, A Present Retrospective, connects past and present in the iconic work of Cuban graphic artist René Mederos and the responses of five contemporary Vietnamese artists.

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#WeAreSaigoneer: Instagram Shots of the Week

From the grits of Saigon's chợ cũ to the city from above, this is what we saw through our lens this week.

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Vietnam Should Extend Visa Exemptions to More Countries: Tourism Association

The Vietnam Tourism Association (VTA) has proposed expanding and extending the country's visa exemption program in order to attract more tourists.

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[Video] Saigoneer Sessions #1: Ca Hoi Hoang

The first time I met Ca Hoi Hoang frontman Nguyen Viet Thanh and band leader Nguyen Thanh Minh was in the midst of a sweltering Saigon afternoon.

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Cinema Department Attends Cannes to Promote Vietnam as Film Destination

As the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival gets under way, Vietnam is hoping to generate interest among filmmakers and production companies from around the world in its push to become a major movie-making destination.

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VietJet Air to Launch Direct Hanoi-Yangon Route in August

Globetrotting Hanoians might be happy to hear that budget carrier VietJet Air is launching a direct Hanoi-Yangon route.

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Young Saigoneers Turn Manhole Covers Into Street Art

Street art sporadically pops up in the most hopeless of places, and this time it’s Saigon's lowly manhole covers.

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Vietnam Welcomes 1 Million Foreign Tourists for 4th Straight Month

Vietnam welcomed over one million foreign visitors in April, marking the fourth consecutive month with tourist arrivals in the millions.

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French Hip-Hop Meets Viet Rap in New Piu Piu Collaboration

As Vietnam’s underground hip-hop scene begins to emerge into the spotlight, one of its rising stars joins forces with an up-and-coming foreign artist to create a track for worldwide release.

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#WeAreSaigoneer: Instagram Shots of the Week

From Hue's intricate lanterns to a Saigon dusk, this is what we saw through our lens this week.

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