· August, 2008

Stories about Vietnam from August, 2008

Vietnam: Coconut milk

  14 August 2008

Wandering Chopsticks mentions why coconut milk and coconut juice are important ingredients in several Vietnamese and Thai recipes.

Southeast Asia and Beijing Olympics

  9 August 2008

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

  6 August 2008

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.