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Street Cred: The Sins and Saving Grace of Dr. Albert Calmette

Details Published on Wednesday, 24 October 2018 13:00 Written by Paul Christiansen. Illustration by Hannah Hoang If you help save hundreds of thousands of lives via medical breakthroughs and establish one of the country’s first and most advanced research institutes, but also assist in the colonial regime’s brutal oppression of …

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[Photos] 27 Snapshots of Saigon in 1970 by Carl Nielsen

Details Published on Monday, 15 October 2018 16:00 Written by Saigoneer. Almost five decades ago, Saigon didn’t have much in terms of high-rise buildings; however, judging by the amount of people hanging about in public spaces, street life was as much a big part of metropolitan life as it is …

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[Photos] 20 Black-and-White Snapshots of 1920 Saigon by Ludovic Crespin

Details Published on Monday, 17 September 2018 15:00 Written by Saigoneer. In the early 1920s, central Saigon was an immaculate neighborhood with glamorous shops and clean streets. It’s not often that we come across high-resolution, wide-spanning photographs of Saigon almost a century ago. These incredible shots, taken by French photographer …

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[Photos] Walk the Streets of 1965 Da Nang

Details Published on Wednesday, 12 September 2018 15:00 Written by Saigoneer. Given how fast Vietnam’s major cities change, and it can be hard to imagine what they looked like in decades past. Thankfully plenty of old photos of these areas exist. In this collection curated by Flickr user mannhai, Bruce …

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