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Welcome to the Saigoneer Podcast! This weekly show will allow listeners to take our reporting, insight and banter anywhere through in-depth discussions on the biggest news in Saigon and Vietnam, as well as interviews with special guests.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Writing in a Second Language, Saigon's Japan Town and Artist Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen
On episode 17 of the Saigoneer Podcast we begin (1:28) with a discussion of some of the challenges involved in writing in Vietnam, both overall and when writing in a second language such as English.
Then (15:09), we wander into Saigon's unofficial Japan Town, at the start of District 1's Le Thanh Ton Street. We talk about the area's unique history, and share some recommendations of our favorite restaurants in the area.
Our interview segment (23:09) features French-Canadian artist Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen. She shares her story, as well as her process when it comes to creating her multi-faceted work. Find out more about her projects at http://www.jacquelinehoangnguyen.com/.
As always, we end with Banh Mi Banter (37:04).Read more »