Saigon loses an icon. Wanbi dies, aged 26.

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Saigon lost a great man today when Wanbi Tuấn Anh passed away at the young age of just 26 (which would be 25 in westernised terms). But let me step back and tell you how I came to know who …

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HKGFM – Asia Hitz online radio

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I never quite recovered when Kawaii Radio shut down. It’s not that I listen to a HEAP of streaming radio. But if I was ever walking to the shops, I would have it streaming. Since the first day the iPhone …

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Happy Birthday and congratulations, PSY !

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I don’t think this photo needs any explanation. I find it hard to believe there is a person on Earth who could not know who this person is right now and why he’s in this photo. He posted on his …

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Is Saigon fun ? You bet it is

Yeah, Saigon is a lot of fun sometimes. It can be wearying and frustrating and a lot of trouble. But when I go to my local bar with my laptop and I DJ and mix tunes, we do have a …

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Oppan Gangnam Style flash mob

There have been some great Oppan Gangnam Style flash mobs around the world from people who have just organised to get together, and dance in the street without warning. I was just involved in such an event… but totally unplanned. …

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Girls’ Generation REPRESENT !

Apparently since there’s nothing the fuck else going on in my life, I’m going to give you a blow-by-blow of what’s happening on TV. After the American shit, VHD finally did something good and did a top 5 Kpop countdown. …

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Digital TV in Vietnam

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I get good digital TV in my place in Saigon. I don’t know if it’s satellite or terrestrial DTV though to be honest. But there is one thing I have noticed. Last year I was addicted to YanTV. The channel …

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Ask an otaku – Where do I buy Kpop in Bangkok ?

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I’ve had quite a number of people email me and ask me questions about stuff in South East Asia. One of my favourites was a person whose wife was obsessed with a particular Thai rock singer who “always wears a …

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Who is this amazing singer ?

One of the CDs I bought at the markets was a collection of Korean Drama theme songs, but there was this one AMAZING song on it that just blew me away and I had to share it. But I’m positive …

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Chasing The Sun

You know I bought a lot of mostly Thai music at the pirate market stalls recently, but when my laptop broke I lost the ability to listen to any of it. So I went to an internet cafe armed with …

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