In the very busy District 2 in HCM City, there is a peaceful place called R House. Opened by three young Vietnamese and foreigners, R House is a home that rehabilitates and rehomes rescue dogs who have been saved by local shelters.
Two people have died in the last three weeks in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk after being bitten by rabid dogs.
Stella Ciorra, vice chairwoman of Friends of Vietnam Heritage, not only loves Vietnamese heritage but also its culture, and especially áo dài. She spoke with Ngô Minh about why.
I’ve always struggled with the notion of school reunions. I’ve never quite understood their point. Classmates who were good friends back then remain good friends. Those I never had much time for, well, I still don’t have much time for them.
HCM City has a great deal of historical value related to the wars of resistance against the French and Americans to offer interest to tourists as well as locals. One of the most fascinating destinations is Củ Chi guerrilla warfare tunnels, located about 70km from downtown HCM City.