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Saigon to spend trillions to fix drainage system

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

5 big ways Saigon is changing this year

The southern metropolis is busy with a lot of plans. Which one gets you excited? 

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

Sunny and sandy again: Hoi An's famous beach recovers from erosion

An effort seems to be working, but many want to see a full recovery before they celebrate.
March 23, 2017 | 12:26 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 ...
March 20, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

How Vietnam lost 64 soldiers in 1988 Spratlys battle

On March 14,​ 1988, Chinese frigates sank two Vietnamese Navy ships in the Spratlys, killing 64 ...
March 14, 2017 | 08:38 pm GMT+7

The Vietnamese trafficking victim sold to Malaysia twice

There are still thousands of women who have 'disappeared' from Vietnam.
March 11, 2017 | 04:00 am GMT+7

Korean mothers patrol the sidewalk to protect kids in Hanoi

Heroines with a sign instead of a cape.
March 06, 2017 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

State of the sidewalks: How cleanup campaign has changed Saigon

For some streets, it's still a case of the more things change, the more they stay the same.
March 06, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Game on: Saigon vs. Hanoi in battle for sidewalks

The two largest cities in Vietnam are on a mission to take back the sidewalks.
February 28, 2017 | 08:08 pm GMT+7

Saigon steps up its game in battle for the sidewalks

A senior official has pledged to resign if he can't 'take back the sidewalks'.
February 23, 2017 | 08:07 pm GMT+7

Bitter taste: Would you pay for a $18 cup of coffee?

A small café in Brooklyn, New York, offers some of the rarest and most expensive coffee on the ...
February 20, 2017 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Vietnamese survivors recall massacre of innocent children, women in border war with China

The youngest to die was only eight months old.
February 18, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese student-inventor builds one-man electric car

The question remains: will he find a market for it?
February 16, 2017 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Does Saigon need sidewalk barriers to block dangerous drivers?

The city is trying to prevent motorbikes from driving on its sidewalks. What do its citizens and ...
February 14, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7
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