Danang with the Han River in the foreground and the East Sea, known to the rest of the world as the South China Sea, in the background. (Photo by MAA) During a recent event that my company organized in Danang, I asked a US colleague where he was staying: in a hotel on the beach. … Continue reading Garbage in Danang
I expected to be enlightened by a thoughtful article about the impact of the latest wave of COVID-19 on Danang in the August 2021 issue of Mekong Review (Asian Literature). Instead, it was another entitled expat complaining about the inconveniences of a lockdown designed to prevent the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant. Here … Continue reading US Expat Whines About the 4th Wave of COVID-19 in Danang
OK, the clickbait title is a bit misleading but the first two paragraphs clarify what happened: An American teacher at a Da Nang international school was fired after it was found he had been arrested in the U.S. for possessing child porn. The unnamed physical education teacher at Singapore International School, 52, was arrested by … Continue reading “US teacher fired from Da Nang international school for possessing child porn”
Sometimes, the truth hurts but it's also useful in solving problems, both individual and societal. You know the expression, "The first step in solving a problem is recognizing there is one." Here are two key paragraphs from this 7 October Reuters piece about Hanoi's recent and cyclical air pollution problem and some misguided attempts to … Continue reading Air quality app under ‘coordinated attack’ in Vietnam amid heavy Hanoi smog
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