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Ho Chi Minh City named among world’s culture destinations for 2019

Travel website Culture Trip has released a new listing of best places for a culture trip, and it includes Ho Chi Minh City.

Police raid Saigon salon, catch men in orgy

Police in HCMC raided a barber shop Thursday afternoon and said they found nearly 20 Vietnamese and foreign men ...

Two men arrested in Saigon with 19 kilos of meth

Two men carrying 19 kilos of meth were arrested at a major Ho Chi Minh City bus station Wednesday.
December 13, 2018 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

AFF Cup final: Saigon mobilizes police, imposes traffic restrictions

Saigon braces for AFF Cup final football frenzy with full mobilization of police forces and stringent traffic restrictions.
December 11, 2018 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

New face in town: baby giraffe born in Saigon zoo

This is the first time ever a giraffe has given birth at the Ho Chi Minh City zoo.
December 11, 2018 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

HCMC to spend over $20 million on reservoirs to combat flooding

Vietnam’s biggest city will invest VND475 billion ($20.4 million) to build seven reservoirs in an effort to deal with its chronic flooding problem.
December 09, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC among top 10 Asia-Pacific business destinations

Hanoi is seventh and Ho Chi Minh City ninth in a 2017 Asia-Pacific ranking of overnight business trip destinations.
December 08, 2018 | 09:15 pm GMT+7

Former senior HCMC official arrested for public land sale violations

Nguyen Thanh Tai, former vice chairman of Ho Chi Minh City, was arrested Saturday for allegedly violating regulations on state property.
December 08, 2018 | 07:34 pm GMT+7

Saigon police hunt two armed bank robbers

Two armed man robbed VND1 billion ($42,900) from a bank in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District Friday, police say.
December 08, 2018 | 03:05 pm GMT+7

Four injured in Saigon as car mows down motorbikes

At least four people were injured in Saigon Wednesday night when a car hit a motorbike before reversing and hitting four others.
December 06, 2018 | 11:34 am GMT+7

Saigon to block roads for marathon

Several roads in Saigon’s District 1 will be closed off or restricted this weekend for an international marathon, the Department of Transport said.
November 30, 2018 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

Two Malaysian women caught with cocaine at Saigon airport

Two Malaysian women were found with over eight kilograms of cocaine at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport Monday and Wednesday.
November 29, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Hanoi to catch unattended dogs to fight rabies

Hanoi is set to hire dogcatchers to round up stray and unattended canines as part of efforts to combat rabies.
November 28, 2018 | 01:35 pm GMT+7

Tourists enjoy heavy downpours, flooding in Saigon

For many foreigners and visitors, the heavy rains and flooding of Saigon’s streets proved to be an unexpected treat.
November 26, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

HCMC East set to become an innovation hub

The eastern part of HCMC will receive investments and policies towards making it an innovative urban area, officials say.
November 26, 2018 | 03:02 pm GMT+7
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