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Saigon plans $292 million underground shopping complex

A VND6.4 trillion ($292 million) underground shopping complex near the iconic Ben Thanh Market is scheduled to begin operations in 2021.

15 minutes of apparent mayhem. And a market is born

Every evening, there is a mad rush of running, yelling and pushing. 15 minutes later, the Ben Thanh night market is open.

Saigon a top five city for single travelers

Vietnam’s largest city has joined Bangkok and Bali in a new list of best places for solo travel.
February 16, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Saigon: new kid on the foodie block

Asia’s top foodie cities have for long been Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Saigon’s a new kid on the block.
September 16, 2018 | 06:23 pm GMT+7

Saigon police nab two women picking pockets of foreign tourists

Police have detained two women caught pickpocketing a group of foreign tourists in downtown Saigon.
August 19, 2018 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Teen phone snatchers nabbed in Saigon’s backpacker district

A woman from the Philippines had her phone snatched while walking with a group of friends.
June 15, 2018 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Photos showcase HCMC's finest buildings and constructions

HCMC’s architecture is a reflection of the city’s culture, history and society.
April 30, 2018 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

Take a peek at what Saigon’s iconic Ben Thanh Market looked like 90 years ago

There weren't any motorbikes buzzing around Saigon's most famous market in the 1920s.
March 04, 2018 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

What tourists really think of Saigon's iconic Ben Thanh Market

The must-see attraction has become very crowded and touristy. Is it still worth a visit?
February 22, 2017 | 09:31 am GMT+7

World of snacks inside Saigon's iconic market

Lose yourself in Ben Thanh Market and the host of Vietnamese delicacies it has to offer.
November 29, 2016 | 08:29 pm GMT+7
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