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Vietnam’s modern-day women heroes

From the country’s earliest beginnings to today, through war and peace and everything in between, Vietnam’s women have proven that you don’t need to wear …

Ghosts and spirits in Vietnam

Everyone loves a good ghost story, and with the Halloween celebration of all that is ghoulish at the end of this month, it seems like …

What the future holds for Saigon

As Saigon’s rapid development transforms the urban landscape,  life in the southern hub will change for both locals and expats alike. Michael Tatarski, Dana Filek-Gibson …

Exploring Ho Chi Minh City

Historian Tim Doling’s newest book Exploring Ho Chi Minh City draws back the curtain on Saigon’s 300-year history. Tour guide Walter Pearson highlights the best …

BBGV First Inter-Company Football Tournament for Charity

The British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV) is hosting its first Inter-Company Football Tournament for Charity in HCMC. The BBGV will welcome 16 teams to the …

Saigon Advertising

The modern advertising industry in Vietnam is barely two decades old. What started as a new frontier has become an increasingly competitive and international-standard marketplace …

Vietnamese language opening doors

In his final column for AsiaLIFE, Walter Pearson discusses how his knowledge of the Vietnamese language has opened doors he never knew existed — ultimately …

Historical sites around Ho Chi Minh City

Walter Pearson takes a look at three of the many historical sites around Ho Chi Minh City that show a timeline of Vietnam’s struggle for …

The Emeraude Marks 10 Years of Heritage Cruises in Halong

The Emeraude Marks 10 Years of Heritage Cruises in Halong One of Halong Bay’s icons sails past a milestone this week, as Emeraude Classic Cruises …

Along National Route 13

To Walter Pearson, the journey from his home in Binh Long along National Route 13 to Ho Chi Minh City is one long drive down …

The simplicity of rural life

It is the simplicity of rural life that Walter Pearson loves — and the low prices don’t hurt either. We have no air-conditioning. Electricity is only …

War veterans coming together

War veteran Walter Pearson recalls his first return to Vietnam in 1989, when Australians and locals began to honour the dead on both sides. I …

Tis the season

Seasons come and go in the Vietnamese countryside, but always at the right time for Walter Pearson. One of the reasons I enjoy the countryside …

Inspiration for a good yarn

Walter Pearson finds that country life not only provides inspiration for a good yarn, but also relief for long-open wounds. Nobody speaks English in my …

Local superstitions and religious beliefs

With so many aspects of country life influenced by the ‘supernatural’, Walter Pearson tries to make sense of local superstitions and religious beliefs. I am …

The Red Road of Death

Think you’re a real motorbike rider? Then Walter Person challenges you to tackle the Red Road of Death and everything that comes with it. So …