Had an afternoon meeting at Highlands Coffee. It is located on Ham Nghi street near Ben Thanh Market. Not a bad location.
Monthly Archives: February 2011
VNPT, as well as FPT as home, seem to have resolved their bandwidth issues inside of Vietnam. Unfortunately, speeds outside of Vietnam are still kind of slow as you will see below. I do much of my work with a server in Provo, Utah, with very slow upload speeds. Still, overall, positive news.
Today, the Vietnam Stock Exchange (HOSE), took another big nose dive losing some 12 points settling at 470.02. Back on February 9th, it was up to 522.59 and everybody was very positive about Vietnam’s economic prospects. Brokers in Vietnam were very optimistic back in January with huge expectations that HOSE would hit 650 in 2011. […]
I choose a 8:30 AM arrival time to work in efforts to miss the big morning traffic jam. Most staff arrive at their companies from 7:30-8:00 AM. Today the traffic was very heavy, a typical trend for after Tet. I took the below picture at 8:20. They are all most likely late for work. I […]
Update: Visit: http://vn.gohalalplanet.com/vietnam-city-halal-guides/hcmc/halal-restaurants-hcmc/ for the latest list of halal restaurants in Saigon (HCMC). I visited this restaurant last night. I had iskender and ayran. The ayran was fine but the proportions for iskender was way too small. 200,000 VND for this dish was not worth it. Service was okay but we were given our check […]