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First look at Saigon’s new plan for massive walking zone

City officials are considering a proposal to make a large downtown area exclusive to pedestrians during weekend nights.

Saigon to spend trillions to fix drainage system

Over 1,100 alleys in Ho Chi Minh City are swamped every time the heavens open.

Hanoi and HCMC top global office yield index

Hanoi scored highest with a prime yield of 8.75 percent, surpassing 53 other cities.
March 26, 2017 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

Saigon to ban vehicles from Bui Vien backpacker street

Shops and restaurants will be allowed to retake the sidewalks on weekends.
March 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Sidewalk revolution: Saigon gets creative with doorsteps

Locals learn to adapt as they are now strictly banned from invading public spaces.
March 25, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Fire sparks fear near Saigon chemical market

Luckily the fire was contained before it spread to a ticking time bomb.
March 23, 2017 | 04:42 pm GMT+7

Uphill challenge for Saigon residents with doorsteps ripped out

As the cleanup campaign rolls through District 1, many households have been left without a doorstep.
March 20, 2017 | 10:17 pm GMT+7

Saigon has a parking problem, and it's not going anywhere

With too many cars and too few parking spots, many drivers choose to just take the risk of getting a parking ticket. 
March 20, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

To this Saigon artist, 'technology' is not just for nerds

Find yourself a marketplace for 'Likes' in this collection of hybrids.
March 19, 2017 | 01:26 pm GMT+7

Major coal-fired power project near Ho Chi Minh City sparks pollution concerns

The planned location is too close to Ho Chi Minh City, threatening air and water pollution to home of about 13 million people.
March 14, 2017 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

HCMC proposes $44 mln tunnel to ease congestion at eastern gateway

Nearly 4,200 new cars and 9,000 new motorbikes are registered in the city every month.
March 08, 2017 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Saigon set to clear sidewalks in backpacker district

Get ready to move your parties indoors as the sidewalk revolution rolls on.
March 08, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

House in Saigon's narrow alley features patterned brick walls

The architects chose to use bricks to build the façade of the house.
March 07, 2017 | 01:35 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City to close popular art venue

3A Station has been a youth-magnet in the city and a must-visit destination for art lovers.
March 07, 2017 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Saigon’s sidewalk revolution will not be motorized

The pavement has been liberated; long live pedestrians!
March 06, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7