Saigon

Indian summer

In these lingering days of summer, make the most of the yellow warmth of the sun and freshness of the evening breeze by visiting one of these out-of-town eateries.

Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 12:00am

This time it's personal

On a recent Saturday evening, cabaret performer Rick Lau stepped onto the stage at the Fringe Club and within minutes had cast a spell over his audience. Opening with Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered, an evocative and intensely personal sideways look at sex, love and relationships, it was as if he had waved a magic wand.

29 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Motor city

'There are eight million people in [Vietnam's] Ho Chi Minh City and six million of them ride motorbikes,' says my guide, Toan, in a voice so soft I can barely hear him above the din created by the swirling sea of motorbikes around us.

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Saigon Children's Charity - Photography Exhibition

Saigon Children's Charity - Photography Exhibition

An exhibition of 44 images by Vietnamese students, in aid of the Saigon Children's Charity, which teaches youngsters marketable skills, including photography. Main bar, Foreign Correspondents' Club, 2 Lr Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 1511. Opens tomorrow. Daily, 9am-11.30am, and 3pm-5.30pm. Ends Mar 31

2 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Miss Saigon's coming of age

Miss Saigon

Cultural Centre, until June 24

Playing Hong Kong for the first time, Miss Saigon comes to us as a history lesson, not the fresh commentary on the iniquities of war it once was.

19 May 2001 - 12:00am

Dispatcher of regional home truths

AS MANAGING EDITOR of the Far Eastern Economic Review, you would expect Michael Vatikiotis to have a firm grasp on the vagaries and vicissitudes of life in this part of the globe.

14 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Do Quang Em talks about what a good artist should try to achieve, but remains

A VIETNAMESE proverb says it is easy to draw a tiger if you just concentrate on skin and claws: the tough thing is to draw the tiger's spirit.

27 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Omni Saigon Hotel

In the July 13 edition of Property Post, an article said the Omni Saigon Hotel was going to open in Vietnam. The owners of the hotel would like to point out that the establishment was already open at the time.

12 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Taste of HK for Vietnam

ONLY a partnership between Hongkong and Singapore could have come up with a plan to put a 21-storey office block in one of Ho Chi Minh City's most beautiful, historic streets.

25 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

25 years ago

THE Director of Education, the Hon W. D. Gregg, told the Legislative Council that consideration was being given to the abolition, or perhaps the reduction, of fees in certain schools where such relief was likely to be most welcome.

3 Apr 1993 - 12:00am