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Train delayed: Saigon's first metro line likely to fall behind schedule

Contractors are threatening to walk off the job unless they're paid on time.

Vietnam douses Saigon's plan for fireworks to mark Reunification Day

People will still be able to enjoy art performances and light shows instead.

Police hunt hooligans for smashing Saigon ice-cream shop

Tough competition seems to have led to even tougher action.
April 26, 2017 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Saigon is sinking: Land subsidence an alarming issue in southern Vietnam - expert

Sinking land has been blamed on excessive extraction of groundwater, as well as rapid urbanization.
April 24, 2017 | 09:03 pm GMT+7

In Saigon, your coffee date often starts with climbing

Who needs a distinction between shops and homes when every square foot means money?
April 23, 2017 | 12:48 am GMT+7

Meet the trail-blazing female fire eater of Saigon

Try and extinguish her passion at your peril!
April 23, 2017 | 12:01 am GMT+7

#TGIF: Go out and unsuck your life this weekend

Beer festival, outdoor markets and the usual doses of fun.
April 21, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Saigon plans fireworks, monthly events to boost tourism

Mark your calendar: April 30 in HCMC for firework displays and light art show on Saigon River.
April 14, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Bass music: The Beats Saigon ft. Addison Groove

The Beats Saigon brings you a don from the UK bass scene.
April 12, 2017 | 05:32 pm GMT+7

Mind your step in Saigon

Has one tourist’s misfortune opened the doors to improved safety on Saigon’s streets?
April 12, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon firm to compensate foreign tourist $1,000 for bloody sidewalk fall

The compensation has no precedent, even though many have tripped over the hooks before.
April 11, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

'Saigon, I Love You' cleans up Vietnamese Oscars

The film, in the format of 'Paris, Je T'Aime' and 'New York, I Love You,' wins the Golden Kite in an award show that favors safe choices.
April 10, 2017 | 11:15 am GMT+7

How Vietnamese street food tastes to foreigners

Would you dare to drink fish sauce?
April 09, 2017 | 02:42 pm GMT+7

Don't get excited about summer because Saigon is bracing for the worst weather

Thunderstorms soaking the city the past week were just the beginning.
April 09, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Sidewalk hooks trap foreign visitor in downtown Saigon

The hooks were installed under a project to light up the city at night, but have turned out to be a hurdle at day.
April 08, 2017 | 12:33 pm GMT+7