The rise and fall… and resurrection of bubble tea in Vietnam

The rise and fall… and resurrection of bubble tea in Vietnam

NDO - First appearing in Vietnam around 2002, bubble tea, a beverage made of tea, milk powder, fruit flavours and tapioca balls or jelly, soon become a favourite drink amongst young people. (Nov 06, 2017)

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NDO - How a city marks the New Year says a lot about the character of the city and spending the New Year in Hanoi certainly has a particular feeling and charm. I have had the chance to experience New Year’s Eve in Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Tel Aviv, Berlin, Amsterdam, Chiang Mai, Saigon and now Hanoi. 

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In August 2014, I was dispatched to Vietnam to head the Korea Foundation Hanoi Office, an agency responsible for promoting mutual understanding and friendship between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea. Since beginning my work here, I have realized that examples of Vietnam’s implicit soft power can be found almost everywhere in the country. 

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It is “Phở", not “Phô" or “Phơ"? That was me correcting my new friends’ pronunciation in Hanoi Pho, a Vietnamese restaurant located just five minutes’ walk from Danube river in Budapest. But when they started to ask me if this renowned dish was what the restaurant’s name meant, they became really confused by the two possible meanings of “Pho” as Phở and Phố. 

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NDO - Kaela Greenstien, a Canadian, lives and works in Vietnam. On the 70th anniversary of Vietnamese Independence Day, she shares her observations on the holiday and photos of the capital city. 

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