Australian fashion designer, Simmone Van Buerle, has joined forces with Villa Anupa (17/27 Le Thanh Ton, Q1) to launch the Things of Substance and Contraband brands in Ho Chi Minh City.
HOFBRÄU Bier Vietnam (HB) and the Imperial Hotel Vung Tau will organise the first Oktoberfest Show in Vung Tau. They will fly in the original Hofbräuhaus Band from Munich to entertain guests for a fun and exciting night where you can experience the band with their diversified folklore programme and international dance music.
Last month saw the grand reopening of the Moevenpick Hotel Saigon after a US$15 million renovation that included each and every room, public space, restaurant and retail outlet positioned behind the new modernist facade.
Cuban-themed, part German-owned La Habana (6 Cao Ba Quat, Q1) is now the only venue to stock the dark, white and draught versions of the German beer HOFBRAU (HB) — the dark version of this beer is the German equivalent of British-style bitter and is the only brew of this type on sale in Vietnam.
In October, the Minister of Construction signed a proposal allowing any foreigner in possession of legal papers certifying that they have been in Vietnam (legally) for more than 12 months to be allowed to buy a house.
It’s been a heady year. First there was a stock market crash followed by a shortage of Vietnamese dong. Then, as food shortages started to hit, the price of rice tripled almost overnight. Oil prices kept up their meteoric rise and suddenly inflation hit 25 percent, the highest in the region.
Operated and managed by The Caterers, Bite now does delivery. The service offers a selection of freshly made sandwiches, wraps and salads which can be delivered directly to your home or office.