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The fruit with a bad rap now in pastry form in Saigon’s Chinatown

A cart sells durian pastries that are so popular customers often have to wait in line to get them.

On dad’s shoulders, a world of lanterns sparkles

From the vantage point of their dads’ shoulders, many children are enjoying a bright, sparkling world on Saigon's Luong Nhu Hoc Street as the Mid-Autumn Festival is drawing near.

Drumming up a unique coffee roast in Saigon

Ba Lu Coffee has been in business for almost 60 years with old customers staying loyal for that long.
August 05, 2019 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Saigon street vendor adds personal, popular touches to tofu pudding

A Saigon street vendor who’s been perfecting tofu pudding for 30 years has an icing on the cake – tapioca pearls.
May 09, 2019 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese Chinese community celebrates first full moon of the year

The Chinese Vietnamese community in Saigon brightened the city Tuesday with a colorful parade, dragon dances and traditional rituals.
February 20, 2019 | 10:53 am GMT+7

Saigon’s Chinatown market back in business

Saigon’s iconic Binh Tay Market will reopen on Thursday after a two-year hiatus when it closed for repairs.
November 13, 2018 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Work speeds up on Saigon’s Chinatown market

Around 200 workers are working around the clock to finish restoration of the iconic Binh Tay Market in Saigon.
October 13, 2018 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Chinatown market to reopen in Saigon after two years

Workers are putting final touches to Saigon’s Binh Tay Market, which will reopen for business next month.
October 05, 2018 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Going back 27 years to Chinatown in Saigon

Black and white images captured by a French photographer reveal a way of life that’s history.
July 01, 2018 | 12:31 pm GMT+7

Taste of Tet: This once-a-year flower market is a must-see

Bloom or bust for the upcoming Lunar New Year. 
February 12, 2018 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Is Saigon's new gold street glittering enough for tourists?

Ho Chi Minh City has turned its 30-year-old jewelry corner in Chinatown into a potential tourism destination.
April 28, 2017 | 12:02 pm GMT+7

Saigon to close iconic Chinatown market for $4.6 million renovation

The 88-year-old Binh Tay Market will be closed soon.
November 04, 2016 | 11:22 am GMT+7
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