Vietnam

Haunting portraits of Vietnam’s disappearing tribes: French photographer documents a way of life that is dying out | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

“I’ve always been an avid traveller,” says French photo­grapher Réhahn Croquevielle. “Wherever I go, I spend hours listening to people talk about …

Asia Travel

38 Amazing Color Pictures That Capture Everyday Life of An Loc, Vietnam in 1968

An Lộc is a ward of the town of Bình Long in Bình Phước Province in southern Vietnam. It is located approximately 90 km north of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh …

South-east Asia

Obituary: Bui Tin, the Vietnamese reporter scrubbed from the history books

<b>When US-backed South Vietnam fell in 1975, Bui Tin was there representing the triumphant communist North. But after the end of the war, he would become a bête noire, his name erased from Vietnam's records.</b><b>Tin died this week aged 90. The BBC's Nga Pham reports on the man she knew.</b><p>It was a hot dry …

South-east Asia

This Online Vietnamese Store Could Curb Your Zara Obsession

Thanks to the insane amount of time we spend scrolling on Instagram (I'm actually quite scared of looking at the hours notched up on my iPhone …

Fashion (UK)

First Person: Does Chua Lam's restaurant serve Hong Kong's most delicious pho? | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

When food critic Chua Lam opened his restaurant – Chua Lam Pho – last month, his reputation as one of Asia’s most revered food critics instantly gave …

Hong Kong

Map carved into the wall in a bar in Vietnam

Map carved into the wall in a bar in Vietnam.

Tours

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South-east Asia

Kabul IT Company Designs Buber, the City's Own Online Taxi App

People in big cities around the world typically enjoy a wide range of public transportation options. Those who own smartphones also have the choice …

Ridesharing

Sunday's best TV: Eight Go Rallying – Road to Saigon; Unforgotten

<b>Eight Go Rallying: The Road to Saigon</b><p><b>9pm, BBC Two</b><p>Doing it for the skids: this new reality show thrusts celebrity duos – Popworld’s Miquita Oliver and her foodie mum Andi; Martin Kemp and pop partner Shirlie; Noel Edmonds and wife Liz; plus Tinchy Stryder and Jordan “Rizzle Kicks” Stephens – into a …

Tupac Shakur

US criticizes Vietnam for jailing peaceful activists

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The United States said it was deeply concerned over Vietnam's conviction and sentencing of an activist this week, calling the trend of increased arrests and harsh sentences of government critics "troubling."<p>A State Department statement Friday also called on the communist …

Human Rights

Prince Michel of Bourbon-Parma, European royal and Allied paratrooper, dies at 92

By Phil Davison<p>Prince Michel of Bourbon-Parma, a scion of one of Europe’s oldest royal families who trained as an Allied paratrooper during World War II and helped liberate Nazi-occupied France — and later suffered 10 months of torture by the Viet Minh during a postwar assignment in French …

World History

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South-east Asia

Vietnam court sentences activist to 20 years in prison; U.S. calls for release

A Vietnam court sentenced an activist to 20 years in prison on what U.S. officials say are "vague" charges of trying to overthrow the government.

South-east Asia

Philosophical Leader Of Democratic Socialism Hated Antifa's Tactics

Sidney Hook is a name lost to history, yet in his day he was the undisputed philosophical leader of democratic socialism – a founder of Social …

U.S. Politics

8 killed, 2 missing in Vietnam due to Typhoon Bebinca - Xinhua

HANOI, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Flash floods and landslides sparkled by Typhoon Bebinca in Vietnam's northern and central regions have killed eight people …

Natural Disasters

WIRKLICH TADELLOS: Grand Hyatt Taipei - Suite

Review einer Suite im Grand Hyatt Taipei …<p>Mein letzter Aufenthalt im Grand Hyatt Taipei ist Jahre her. Damals war man kurz vor der Generalsanierung …

Germany

Scientists Extract Uranium Powder from Seawater with Yarn

The world's oceans are filled with trace amounts of uranium, the primary fuel for nuclear power reactors. The trick is extracting it from the …

Seawater

Rhymefest skydives with Golden Knights at Chicago Air & Water Show

CHICAGO — Chicago hip hop artist Che Smith, better known as Rhymefest, glided from the sky high above North Avenue Beach on Saturday, landing …

U.S. Army

Massive Quake Strikes Near Tonga

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday, but it was very deep and did not trigger a tsunami, …

Natural Disasters

Largest Collection of Tiffany Glass Housed in NY Warehouse

About 250,000 pieces of multicolored and iridescent glass sit in a warehouse on an industrial block in Long Island City, Queens, which houses the …

Painting

Donald Trump Misquoted ‘Apocalypse Now,’ Then Insisted He Was Right Despite Clearly Being Wrong

He did so in front of actual Vietnam veterans, because of course he did.<p>If you love the smell of napalm in the morning, there’s a good chance you …

Donald Trump

A Beginner's Guide to a Vietnamese Food Menu

Vietnamese is one of my favorite cuisines. In fact, when I’m not stuffing my face with the food of my Italian heritage, I’m usually eating at a …

Asia Travel

A Vietnamese Patriot Dies Far From Home

Bui Tin went into exile to protest the Communist regime that he once served<p>When Bui Tin exiled himself to France in 1990, he foresaw a brief stay, believing that Vietnam would soon come to its senses and boot the communists from power. Three decades later, he was still in Paris, where he died on …

South-east Asia

Prominent North Vietnamese Communist Defector Dies

Colonel Bui Tin, a prominent North Vietnamese communist, journalist, and defector who accepted the unconditional surrender of South Vietnam in April …

South-east Asia

Hong Kong Airlines Will Honor ~$600 Business Flights to Asia

US newcomer Hong Kong Airlines took our community by storm yesterday with its outrageously cheap business-class tickets to Asia. For much of the day, …

Travel

Beyond pho: 4 foods and drinks you have to try on the streets of Hanoi

It’s easy to order pho by default when you’re traveling around Vietnam, but each region is home to its own specialties beyond the ubiquitous noodle …

Asia Travel

American citizen from Orange County detained in Vietnam on a “spurious charge”

Orange resident Michael Nguyen, an American citizen, remains in a Vietnamese prison. His wife and four daughters haven’t been able to speak with him …

Immigration

Nicaraguan Crisis Taking a Toll on Economy

Nicaragua's four-month-old political crisis has led to a rise in unemployment, a drop in tourism, deserted streets and empty schools. Voice of …

South-east Asia

An Anthony Bourdain Documentary Is in the Works

Just a few months after Anthony Bourdain’s death in June, a documentary on his life is already in the works. According to a new report from <i>Vanity …

Parts Unknown

All the photos from Wollongong’s Vietnam Veteran’s Day commemoration

Lest we forget.

South-east Asia