Stories about Vietnam from August, 2008
Vietnam: Literacy education
Vietnam-based writer J. Sturges uploads an article which features literacy education among Vietnam's ethnic population.
Vietnam: Coconut milk
Wandering Chopsticks mentions why coconut milk and coconut juice are important ingredients in several Vietnamese and Thai recipes.
Southeast Asia and Beijing Olympics
Close to 200 athletes from the Southeast Asian region are participating in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The big news (as far as the region is concerned) during the opening ceremonies are the exclusion of Brunei during the event and the “improper” waving of the Singaporean flag by the country’s flagbearer.
Vietnam: Top “sex” online searcher
The Comical Hat writes that since 2007, Vietnam has topped the internet chart in searches with the word ’sex’, passing out the likes of Egypt, India, Morocco and Indonesia.