A woman sells cigarettes to a man on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA A woman sells cigarettes to a man on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA
A woman sells cigarettes to a man on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA
Nick Atkin
Opinion

Opinion

Nick Atkin

Vietnam Grand Prix? Hanoi should swerve Formula One instead of wasting millions pretending to be a mini Monaco

The Vietnamese government’s primary concern should be eradicating the squalor and personal struggle still faced by many in its capital, not putting on a flashy race for US$50 million

A woman sells cigarettes to a man on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA A woman sells cigarettes to a man on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA
A woman sells cigarettes to a man on a street in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA
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Nick Atkin

Nick Atkin

Nick is a production editor on the South China Morning Post’s sport desk, where he covers mixed martial arts (MMA). He was previously a sports writer and editor for ESPN.