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Saigon Stories – Today's Adventure

Today was actually not so adventuresome. However, today the Buddhist funeral infront of my house ended. The old lady who spoke to me in French not 6 months before and told me to “Firmez le porte doucemont” passed away. They then erected a shrine and had chants, prayers and visitors for three days. It was […]

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Saigon Stories – Vietnam Business Entertainment – KPMG First Fridays

Big surprise for me recently.  I was going through all my old Vietnam contacts for information I could use on my blog which lead me to the company “Events Vietnam”.  I remember this company well since they were the ones that as their name implies, put on business events.  A bit of history is in […]

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Saigon Stories – Vacationing in Saigon

Vacationing in Saigon By tok_matthew December 4th, 2004 @ 2:10 AM Entertainment As most of you know I’m no longer geographically in Tokyo but now living in HCMC, Vietnam. I must say I get homesick for Tokyo and the order in that society. Here there is no order and is complete chaos everday. I read your entries […]

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My Move from Tokyo to Saigon – 10.11.2004

Hello from Saigon! As some of you may have noticed, I’ve been MIA for the past two weeks due to a crossroads in my life. One one hand I was offered a position at a trading company in Tokyo and on the other, I’ve been invited to interview with a few companies here in Saigon. […]

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E-mail to Mark 9.16.2004 – Vietnam Visa

Hello Mark, Thanks a million.  I owe you an enormous debt of gratitude!!  I was completely shocked when they told me that I needed special permission to get a visa and so were the other 10 or so people waiting to get a visa.  They didn’t even post it on their website!  I also called […]