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Rain, floods leave motorcyclists stranded in Saigon

The rain returned with a bang after several scorching days in Vietnam's largest city.

Central Vietnamese delicacies with a Saigon twist

What happens when Saigon chefs get their hands on traditional dishes from the central region?

Saigon backpacker street undergoes major makeover

Authorities are hoping that the work to turn Bui Vien into a walking street will make the popular backpacker area more attractive.
June 18, 2017 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Saigon plans more book streets to promote reading culture

The current book street in the city downtown has turned out to be a big hit among locals and tourists.
June 16, 2017 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Sidewalk campaign, part 2: The man behind Saigon’s cleanup is back

Like it or not, Doan Ngoc Hai will soon return to the streets.
June 14, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Trash piles up at Saigon's forgotten tourist info stations

What once appeared as a visionary idea has become a costly failure for the southern megacity.
June 14, 2017 | 11:53 am GMT+7

The Box Market: Home decor - art pieces - fashion

It's not a market... it's an artsy market.
June 14, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Saigon Craft Beer Fest - Father's weekend

Celebrate Beer Fest with the 12 finest beers Saigon has on offer.
June 14, 2017 | 09:33 am GMT+7

Saigon axes old trees to make way for first metro line

Timber: The shady canopy covering the city's downtown districts has been given the chop.
June 13, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon to give public access to monitor polluting landfill sites

Landfill operators have been threatened with closure unless they clean up their acts.
June 12, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

Tour de Saigon's first underground market

Escape the heat in Saigon and delve down to get a taste of the city's first underground market.
June 11, 2017 | 07:38 pm GMT+7

How Saigon's iconic Nguyen Hue Street has transformed over 150 years

From a canal to a boulevard, and now a pedestrian zone in the heart of the city.
June 11, 2017 | 06:11 pm GMT+7

Walk this way: Saigon to pedestrianize backpacker street on weekend nights

Revel in bliss and party into the night in the country's most popular tourist district.
June 08, 2017 | 06:05 pm GMT+7

Saigon locals sideswiped by proposed hike to sidewalk rental fees

'Screw it if it’s a public space or not'.
June 08, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

The abandoned skyscraper of Saigon

From one of the city's most ambitious projects to a notorious eyesore.
June 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7