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Stop and stare: the story behind Hanoi's vendors from above

Loes Heerink returned to take more pictures of vendors and found things had changed.

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.

Sidewalk economics: What the future holds for Vietnam's ubiquitous street vendors

'Street vending is a vital component of city life that should be embraced and nurtured.'
April 05, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

How Vietnam's street vendors are getting round the sidewalk cleanup

Vendors have been forced to improvise now their sidewalk spots have been taken away.
April 03, 2017 | 12:00 am 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

Experts cringe at Saigon's plan for massive walking zone

Say tourists won't want to walk long distances to get to hotels and restaurants.
March 27, 2017 | 12:24 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

In Hanoi, a new era of street vending

Away from the sidewalks and onto the trees and walls: How vendors try to move their wares to avoid the city's cleanup campaign.
March 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon to ban vehicles from Bui Vien backpacker street

Shops and restaurants will be allowed to retake the sidewalks on weekends.
March 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

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

Evicted Saigon street vendors not impressed by proposed move to Facebook

Officials say it will provide better publicity, but vendors don't buy it.
March 24, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Abandoned security shacks avoid Saigon's sidewalk campaign

The magic of Saigon's cleanup campaign seems to have overlooked these fairly obvious obstacles.
March 22, 2017 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Saigon unveils much-awaited plan for downtown street food zones

The city may have figured out how to help low-income vendors.
March 21, 2017 | 10:26 am 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 a parking ticket. 
March 20, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7