August 2009


The Vietnamese-American soccer player, Lee Nguyen, will be joining world famous football club Arsenal of England in September for special training with them. Although Nguyen was born in the United States and won the award for High School Soccer Player of the Year, he is relatively unknown to non-soccer fans in his birthplace, but instead, receives rockstar treatment in Vietnam.  He is the highest paid player in the V-League receiving $10,000U.S./Month.   Lee played for Hoang Ang Gai Lai (HAGL) this season scoring 12 goals and 16 assists in 24 matches.   Lee has played for the USA national team, PSV Eindhoven in Holland and Randers in Demark.

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Lee Nguyen (far left) will be joined by Thong Lao (3rd from left) in trip to England.

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Surprise surprise. (more…)

khong tu quynh relik

…out of all things. (more…)

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La Thang Band

Ever since Yahoo!360‘s official closing, many of its loyal bloggers have been searching for new shelter and as popular as Facebook is in VietNam (VietNam had the highest number for the most increased Facebook users this summer), plenty others have found themselves settling down in the world of “Zing Me“– a social networking site similar to Facebook but for Vietnamese users– instead. (more…)

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Thuy Tien must be so proud. (more…)

I mean, the other one next to Luu De Ly.

hoai anh le anh duy

With a fresh face that especially stands out in this year’s Miss Teen VietNam competition, Nguyen Hoai Anh (aka Mango) has already gained much publicity from 1. people who suddenly became fans after recognizing her from a few amateurish photoshoots for some teen mags back then and 2. her latest rumour with Le Hoang Duy, an ex “hotboy.” (more…)

tim cat vu

Well that’s new. In an interview with Tim Cat Vu for the show “Nhip Cau Nghe Si” Tim reveals some personal facts about himself: (more…)

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