Thursday, 14 December 2017 09:20

Homecoming

After a fruitful year writing for Word, and a further three-and-a-half living it up in Hanoi, Edward Dalton returns to his homeland, the UK. But going home with Vietnamese wife in tow is not as straightforward as it may seem

Published in The Final Say
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 03:58

London, Anyone?

When’s the best time to visit the capital of the UK? Now, says Nick Ross, and with good reason

Published in Features
Wednesday, 01 April 2009 00:00

UK Higher Education Fair

UK Education Fair in Saigon


The Majestic Hotel plays host to the 3rd UK Higher Education Fair on Saturday Apr. 4.

 

Published in General
Friday, 11 October 2013 04:21

Brits Come to Town with UK Now!

Bwani Junction

The music festival UK Now!, organised in conjunction with the celebration of 40 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the aforementioned country, will take place at Van Ho Exhibition Centre on Nov. 9. The event is expected to draw in an audience of up to 2,500 people.


With headliners including British artists Anushka and Scottish afro-rockers Bwani Junction, support will come from Hanoi-based LDN Underground (a UK-Vietnam DJ collective) and producer-cum-composer Slim V who will be performing with a live flutist.


Van Ho Exhibition Centre is located 2 Hoa Lu, Hai Ba Trung. Entrance is free of charge

Published in What's On
Friday, 27 September 2013 08:20

GREAT Week Celebrates Forty Years

The celebration of 40 years of diplomatic relations between Britain and Vietnam culminates in a week of all things British with GREAT Week, beginning Sept 30. The week features the best of what Britain has to offer in the country, and kicks off in fantastic style throughout Vietnam's two largest cities.

Published in What's On
Thursday, 05 September 2013 08:04

Inter-Company Football Tournament in Hanoi

Inter-Company Football Tournament

The first BBGV Inter-Company Football Tournament will take place in Hanoi on Saturday Sep. 28 at the Vietnam Football Federation Pitch in My Dinh.

Published in Hanoi
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 04:55

The Best Fish ‘n’ Chips in Vietnam

The Boathouse

Fish and chips. It's a cliché, but a great tasting cliché. So with the UK bringing 40 years of Britishness and stiff upper lips to Vietnam, we decided to see if its cuisine could match the high level diplomacy

Published in Features
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 04:54

UK Special: GREAT Week

The Ambassador

To follow is a tentative schedule for GREAT week. Times and venues will be announced closer to the date:

Published in Arts
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 04:51

The Special Relationship

The Special Relationship

There appears to have been a fundamental change in the UK’s attitude towards Vietnam over the last few years. Derek Milroy decided to find out why this year — the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations — is vital to what is fast becoming a close relationship.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 06:07

Will and the People @ Vasco’s

Will and the People @ Vasco’s

UK five-piece Will and the People will rock Vasco’s (74D Hai Ba Trung, Q1) on Feb. 18.

Published in Features
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