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Here Are Canada’s Favorite Masks

Face masks have become the new essentials when we go out. Because the demand for medical masks has rocketed since the beginning of the pandemic, WHO recommends that individuals with no health issues opt for...

“The Flood Is Gone, the Safe House Still Stands”

Every year, Vietnam bears the rage of Mother Nature. Natural disasters such as storms and floods cause severe devastation to both lives and property of the country’s inhabitants. Impoverished people are the most vulnerable group,...

Huong Tram Speaks about Her First Tet in the U.S.

Huong Tram (her full name is Pham Thi Huong Tram), is a Vietnamese singer born in Nghe An in 1995. At the age of 18, she became the youngest artist to be nominated for the...

The Ins and Outs of Being Miss Vietnam 2018, Tieu Vy

Tran Tieu Vy, born in 2000 in Hoi An, Quang Nam province, was crowned Miss Vietnam 2018. Today, she is one of the most well-loved faces in the fashion industry. Plus, she has been active...

As Seen From Above

Back in the 18th century, Saigon was a one kilometre square area inhabited by Chinese-Vietnamese called Saigon Market. After more than 300 years of development, Saigon has become one of Vietnam’s cultural and economic centres....

Rustic Vietnamese Cuisine at Di Mai restaurant

Living in modern Saigon filled with towering buildings, sometimes people want to go back to where their memories live. Expat Vietnamese who return to the homeland yearn for familiarity. And Di Mai restaurant, with its...

The Fairytale Relationship Of Singers Dong Nhi And Ong Cao Thang

Singer Dong Nhi is well loved by Millennials in Vietnam, since her popular songs such as Khoc (Cry) or Loi thu toi ngot ngao (Sweet Confession) are part of their youth. During her 10-year music...

Two Acoustic Music Hotspots to Peacefully Enjoy in Saigon

Join Culture in retracing the two locations for tourists to immerse themselves in the acoustic tunes in Saigon. In recent years, where digital music has taken over, people have almost forgotten the feeling of being lost...

Gari Nguyen – A young woman warrior of Vietnamese literature.

At the age of 25 people often struggle with life choices, especially those concerning their careers. Gari Nguyen is unusual in this respect and has achieved success in Vietnamese literature. Nguyen Yen Phuong, her real name, is a...

The Eternal Beauty of Pearls

Pearls are a gift from nature bestowed on Vietnam. Despite the advantages of pearl cultivation, Vietnam has not yet fully explored this industry. However, along with the development of Vietnam’s economy as well as travel,...

Miss World – Vietnam 2019 Luong Thuy Linh, a Modern Woman

In 2019, Luong Thuy Linh was honoured to receive the title of Miss World - Vietnam 2019. Throughout the beauty pageant, the young woman from Cao Bang proved her excellent English proficiency and shared her...

Visiting Pagodas at Tet

In the first days of the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese go to the pagoda to pray for a peaceful and prosperous year for family and friends. This is a time honoured Tet tradition. The South Jade Emperor...

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How to reduce your carbon footprint without compromising your lifestyle

As wildfires raged across several parts of the world in the summer, from the secluded Amazon to Athens and right at home in Ontario...

Prairie Ranchers Take Stock of Summer Drought as Culling Cattle Decision Looms

Facing drought and cattle feed shortages, the last few months have been gruelling for many Prairie ranchers. Now, as fall approaches and people take stock,...

Senior Saskatchewan Doctor Says Lockdowns Should Be Considered If COVID Cases Continue to Rise

Dr. Susan Shaw says Saskatchewan intensive care units (ICUs) are still able to handle both COVID-19 patients and emergency care, but she's concerned that...

Manitoba Spends $14 Million To Help Doctors Reach Out to Unvaccinated Patients

Manitoba is spending $14 million to help doctors and other healthcare workers boost the number of first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines in...

Ontario’s COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate a “Temporary” Measure to Avoid Another Lockdown Says Ford

Premier Doug Ford attempted to allay concerns about Ontario’s vaccine certificate system on the eve of its implementation, saying the province needed to do...

COVID-19 Patients in Northern B.C Transferred Elsewhere as Local Hospitals Overwhelmed

Critically ill COVID-19 patients in northern B.C are being flown as far away as Vancouver Island to receive care because local hospitals no longer...

Kenney Set to Shuffle Cabinet as Shandro Out as Health Minister

Senior Alberta government sources have confirmed Tyler Shandro is being removed from his post as health minister. Premier Jason Kenney is expected to shuffle his...

PM Trudeau Re-Elected Minority Government to Face Demands from Bloc Quebecois and the NDP

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his re-elected minority government will face calls from the NDP for new taxes on the “ultra-rich” and calls from...

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