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Belgian beer has a worldwide reputation that precedes it. Now it is coming to Vietnam en masse. Niko Savvas speaks to two citizens of this small Benelux nation to get some juice
Much like doctors, engineers, and poets, promotional models play an essential role in modern society. Without their tireless efforts, the hapless shopper would be forced to select beer or face soaps using only his own judgment and preferences. The potential consequences are more disastrous than one can imagine.
How Niko Savvas learned to stop worrying and love the calm. Illustration by Mads Monsen
Isn’t that the only reason you’re reading this one too? If you didn’t read that article last month I wrote about expat Facebook groups, where I described Expats in Ho Chi Minh City as a “vicious snake pit of despair”, then I apologise. Just flip around — there are nice adverts somewhere.
Did you guys hear that David Beckham was in town a few weeks ago? When I found out, I was so excited. The guy used to play soccer for the Los Angeles Galaxy — you don’t see many celebrities like that in Saigon!