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My Learning Journey in Canada

“Why do you come to Canada?” the immigration officer asked, looking up after a glance at my passport. “I live here,” I answered with a smile. That...

The Ins and Outs of Being Miss Vietnam

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...

Hoi An Flood – Determination and ingenuity allowed inhabitants to make the best of a challenging time.

Lên, 57 years old, offered boat rides the day after typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam. This area...

5 Minutes with Alden Anderson: Focusing on Ethnic Minorities

From the age of nine, Alden Anderson was attracted to photography. Now, with more than 20 years in the profession, the 37-year-old photographer from Los Angeles has...

Meet Vietnamese Canadian Actor and Dancer Mickeey Nguyen

Five words describe Mickeey Nguyen, a Vietnamese Canadian dancer and actor ­– progressive, passionate, charming, funny, and caring. While Nguyen’s mother was a  Saigonese, his dad lived in Hue....

Meet The Man Who Plays Mulan’s Kind-Hearted Cricket, Jun Yu

Mulan is a live action drama film, released by Walt Disney Pictures earlier this year. It is a remake of Disney’s 1998 animated film based on the Chinese folk tale. This year’s...

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...

Culinary Frank: “There Are No Boundaries Between Cuisines”

You’re in bed at 10 PM, watching a knife mincing garlic and slicing pork while listening to the echo of the metallic blade hitting the wooden board. A moment later, the meat glistens...

CEO Marina Tran Vu, an Entrepreneur Who Embraces Environmental Sustainability

As a Vietnamese Canadian entrepreneur, Marina Tran Vu chose to return to Vietnam and launched EQUO, a Vietnam-based brand of eco-friendly products. Vu was born in Calgary, then moved to Vancouver with...

Kelvin Tran, CFO of TD Bank US

Are you a new graduate from class of 2020? Are you looking for a new job? Are you wondering if multiple degrees worth it? Meet Kelvin Vi Luan Tran, the CFO of TD...

Toc Tien’s Musical Journey

You started your singing career at age 13, how did this happen so early? I did not choose music, it came to me naturally. When I was a child,...

Tuan-An Tran, a Vietnamese Virtuoso Living in the United States.

Tuan-An Tran is a talented Vietnamese guitarist, who always has his homeland on his mind. Through his music, which has been imprinted with the national soul, Tran expresses his great love for...

The Crown Of Purity And Nobility

“The crown illuminates me, I made it today”. This touching comment comes from H’Hen Nie, the first candidate of an ethnic minority to win the crown at Miss Universe Vietnam 2017. Her...

Nguyen Cong Tri: Designer to the Stars

Nguyen Cong Tri was born and raised in Da Nang in a family with eight siblings. In 1996, he attended the University of Architecture, Faculty of Fine...

Dong Nhi’s Philosophy of Success

Beyond being a famous singer, Dong Nhi has left her talented signature on every job she has ever taken. No matter what she is doing, Dong Nhi reminds herself “I am lucky...

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...

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