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What lies ahead for Saigon’s once-feared slum?

Residents have been left in limbo for the past 17 years waiting for the bulldozers to come steaming in.

Free haircuts offer snippet of hope for poor people in Saigon

A group of young apprentice barbers are using a vacant lot in District 7 to give a free cut and trim. 

Exhibition: Saigon in Three Square Meters

See the cute, pocket-size versions of Saigon
July 03, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Go your own way: Tourists eager for Saigon’s second walking street

Excitement is building weeks before Bui Vien becomes pedestrian-friendly.
June 19, 2017 | 05:18 pm GMT+7

Trash bins or flower pots? Saigon's smart refuse solution

Do plans for a smart city start with trash bins?
April 25, 2017 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Grill it up: Everything can be BBQ'ed in Saigon

Cooks in the southern city really know their way around hot burning charcoal.
April 10, 2017 | 05:33 pm GMT+7

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

A proposal to make a large downtown area exclusive to pedestrians is under consideration.
March 31, 2017 | 01:00 am GMT+7

Saigon is awesome. But its street food is the awesomest!

Many visitors say they’ll take street food anyday.
March 29, 2017 | 01:24 am GMT+7

5 big ways Saigon is changing this year

The southern metropolis is busy with a lot of plans. Which one gets you excited? 
March 26, 2017 | 09:00 pm 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

New underground food court adds flavors to Saigon's backpacker area

If you are a fan of this type of all-food-in-one-place venues.
March 11, 2017 | 07:29 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

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

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

What's the best thing about Saigon?

Why tourists love Ho Chi Minh City, and what they will miss when they leave.
January 02, 2017 | 06:50 pm GMT+7