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Traffic left paralyzed for hours on roads to Saigon airport

Different day, same story: Make sure you leave early for a chance of making your flight on time.

This homestay near Saigon has just what you need for a city break

Experience waterway life just 30 minutes from downtown Saigon at this riverside resort in Binh Chanh District.

'City of dreams' builders facing uncertain futures in Saigon

We went out to talk with the builders working on what is heralded as Southeast Asia's financial hub about life on the site.
July 18, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Take off from Saigon traffic on the city's flying curves

The megacity has spent tens of millions of dollars building overpasses to ease congestion.
July 18, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Life about to get tougher for Saigon's death creepers

While some call it a graveyard, others call it home and rely on this land of the dead to make a living.
July 17, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Check out Saigon backpacker street's first vehicle free night

One step at a time, Bui Vien is being pedestrianized.
July 17, 2017 | 11:53 am GMT+7

Where the tombstones stood: Revisit Saigon's former graveyards

The city’s largest graveyard is going to be demolished to make space for skyscrapers, and it’s not the first to evict its occupants.
July 17, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Tourists explain the magic of Vietnamese traffic

We asked tourists on the street about the way we move around, and their answers surprised us.
July 14, 2017 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Saigon tears down dangerous old apartment block

Residents had little choice but to leave, with eviction notices and crumbling walls surrounding them.
July 12, 2017 | 07:11 pm GMT+7

Backpacker walking street takes a step back in Saigon

Construction delays have caused a setback.
July 12, 2017 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Take a trip down to Saigon's markets, then and now

Vietnamese markets also provide a glimpse into the local culture and history.
July 12, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Waking dead: Skyscrapers to break ground in Saigon’s biggest cemetery

The city is looking for families to come forward before the remains of their loved ones are exhumed and cremated.
July 11, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

10 Hanoi delicacies you can track down in Saigon

Whether it's steamed snails or pig's trotter noodles, a taste of the north is there for those willing to look for it.
July 09, 2017 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

Saigonese flying kites...from a canoe

And we all thought it was difficult enough to get a kite to take off on land!
July 09, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Take a final look at these Saigon sentinels before they're gone forever

Standing imposingly for hundreds of years old in the city’s downtown area, these trees will have to make way for a bridge that will connect the city's new center.
July 09, 2017 | 11:11 am GMT+7