Vietnam’s 2,073-Foot Glass-Bottom Bridge Opens

Said to be the longest glass-bottom bridge in the world, a new 2,073-foot-long suspended thoroughfare has opened in Vietnam. Known as Bach Long (which means “white dragon” in Vietnamese), the pedestrian pathway stretches 500 feet above a verdant ravine in the Moc Chau district of Vietnam’s Son La province. The bridge is composed of three layers of tempered glass (each measuring 40mm), which allow for a …

Pho The Girls’ Women-Empowering DJ Workshops in Hanoi, Vietnam

The collective, music label and radio fostering a more gender-inclusive nightlife in Vietnam and beyond

When night falls in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam, an electric energy appears. Bar promoters boasting venues’ offerings spill onto the street, where large, lively groups of patrons imbibe amidst a smörgåsbord of music emitted from closely packed clubs. Behind the turntable, a growing number of women DJs are paving the way for a more gender- and sexually-inclusive scene in Vietnam’s nightlife. At the …

VinFast’s VF 8 Brings Diversity and Accessibility to Electrification

From the first electric vehicle manufacturer in Vietnam, an SUV that emphasizes comfort and the customer

In the rapidly growing industry of electrification, few manufacturers cater to demographics outside of high income brackets. Even fewer brands offer the same comforts and customer-centric designs afforded to luxury vehicles to more accessibly priced cars. This is something VinFast—a startup based in Vietnam (“Fast” is an acronym for style, safety, creative and pioneering in Vietnamese)—executes with exciting precision in their new five-passenger, all-electric midsize …