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Happy New Year 2009

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A Happy New Year 2009 from Saigon, Vietnam. Less than a month left until the Year of the Rat ends, the Year of the Water...

Are the Traffic Police stopping Foreigners? Nope…

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Nearly a couple weeks ago, I posted an article in reference to the traffic police being allowed to stop foreigners.  Well, since that time,...

Saigon Lotte Mart – A Big Disappointment

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I made the visit to the new Lotte Mart in Saigon near Phu My Hung.  It was a long trip there from the Phu...

Vietnamese teacher ‘whistle blower’ suffers for fighting graft

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I like reading stories like this one in Vietnam.  It was published in the Western media today but I saw it on the Vietnamese...

My house flooded again :-(

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Within minutes of Tweeting that the current storm would create flooding in Saigon, I heard water on my stairwell.  It sounded like somebody left...

Vietnamese Government releases circular to tackle blogging violations

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Yesterday the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) released a circular to regulate and enforce blogging rules in Vietnam. According to Thanh Nien News, the...

Christmas Eve at Pinky Ice Cream

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Last night I stopped by Pinky Ice Cream on 20Bis Troung Dinh in District 3.  I have been wanting to stop at this place...