Stories about Vietnam from January, 2011
Vietnam: Saigon earthquake
Adventure as Miss Saigon blogs about the recent 4.8 earthquake which hit Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Twitterers like MoodyRain, eds_m, and nguyenhimself also tweeted about it.
HCMC Today describes a sample of the Vietnamese Calligraphy in Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street in Vietnam.
Vietnam: Vanishing landmarks
TW in Vietnam blogs about the vanishing landmarks in Saigon and the need to preserve historical sites in the city.
Vietnam to expel undocumented foreign workers
saigonnezumi discusses the social and economic impact if Vietnam decides to expel about 30,000 undocumented foreign workers.
Vietnam: State of Social Media One Year after Facebook Block
Surprisingly, Vietnam is on the list of 10 countries with the fastest growth of Facebook users one year after the popular social network was blocked in Vietnam. Facebook marketing is enjoying a boom in this country with Facebook marketing agencies mushrooming all over Internet
Vietnam's first e-market
Launched last month, Agromart is Vietnam's first e-market featuring the country's agricultural, forestry and aquatic products. More than 400 products are already listed on the website.
Vietnam: Facebook inaccessible again
Adam Bray from Phan Thiet, Vietnam notes that Facebook seems to be blocked again in many parts of Vietnam. He wonders if it is related to the forthcoming National Congress of Vietnam’s Communist Party.
Vietnam: Top education stories of 2010
Vietnamnet publishes Tu Uyen's list of top education stories of 2010 in Vietnam. The top story is about Ngo Bao Chau, a famous mathematic professor.
Southeast Asia: Review of 2010
Here are the top stories in the Southeast Asia region in 2010 as reported by the Southeast Asia team of Global Voices.