The 2023 movie Tetris has Americans doubting it’s depiction of life in Communist Russia. But for Vietnamese, the similarities are many and real.
A historic quirk of Vietnamese housing policy has dampened inflationary pressures on Vietnamese salaries.
We interviewed top sourcing companies to get their tips & insights about sourcing products from Vietnam and the state of the industry.
Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan on VIetnam: top country to watch, and one of 17 countries to survive the next half-century.
Vietnam is amazing for shopping. We highlight some top Vietnamese fashion brands that are also affordale — some are suppliers for top Western brands!
A Brief biography of Phạm Nhật Vượng — the founder of VinGroup and the owner of the new Vietnamese EV Auto Startup called “VinFast”
Tips and tricks on finding Vietnamese suppliers and manufacturers who aren’t on B2B marketplaces like Alibaba or Global Sources
How to find suppliers and manufacturers in Vietnam, using online B2B marketplaces (alternatives to Alibaba).
9 Quirks to consider when thinking about starting a business in Vietnam as a foreigner: from business structures, capital controls, laws, and more.
Key facts and tips about the major Vietnamese holiday Mid-Autumn Festival: origins, what to do as a tourist, when to buy souvenirs and mooncakes.
The text-to-image DALL-E tool lets you make (almost) photorealistic images with a few simple text prompts. We use it to make fake images of Vietnam.
Vietnam has 54 ethnic groups, and over a 100 spoken languages, some with less than 1000 people left. The “Kinh” are the dominant 86% majority group.
Which are the best Vietnamese restaurants in Toronto, judged by Vietnamese for authenticity?
From tips on coded-language, to how to sit in a business meeting, to proper gifts for the Tet holidays — we decode the Vietnamese business culture
We’ve travelled all over Vietnam to sample food. Here is our top 10 list of breakfast meals to eat: from pho to mi to banh hoi and more.
From who eats first, to chopsticks faux-pas: 24 tips. rules, do’s and don’ts about dining in Vietnam for expats.
Our favourite unusual jobs in Vietnam and potential business opportunities. These traditional and new jobs are growing as Vietnamese consume more.
Fortune tellers are very important in Vietnamese society — from marriage to business to land. Here was our experience, the good and bad
The Vietnamese do ritualistic burning of paper-simulacra as a way to send gifts to their dead relatives. The fire and smoke are portals to the spirit-realm.
The median monthly salary in Vietnam is 4.2 million VND per month or approximately $200 USD/month.