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Tuesday, 28 June 2011 07:48

Milkteeth Comes to Saigon

Consisting of Joey Basha (vocals, guitar, ukulele, melodica), Theo Chan (violin), and Jeroen Brulez (percussion), Milkteeth will make their Vietnam debut this month with a couple of free shows at the much-loved Yoko and Snap Café.

Galerie Quynh (65 De Tham, Q1, Ho Chi Minh City) presents A Physical Obedience Of A Certain Geometry [Nihil Sublime] – an exhibition of new work by French artist Thierry Bernard-Gotteland.

Monday, 04 July 2011 07:23

Lost Witness at Ocean Club

Whether you know it or not, we’ve been listening to Si Paul’s music for well over 20 years. Having made his name as a credible producer following his collaboration with Geroge Michael’s Wham! on the seminal pop ballad, Careless Whisper, Paul went on to become of the key components in the rise of the European trance music scene which exploded in Ibiza in the late 1990s.

Sunday, 22 March 2009 11:53

Fare Share?

Taxis in New York


Among the realms of taxi drivers there is always a small minority of scoundrels. In Saigon, though, this small minority seems to be getting larger.


A recent email that did the rounds ended up collecting together four anecdotes on taxi scams. The first was sent out on Mar. 18 by a resident of An Phu to the An Phu Neighbours group on Google (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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