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Australian to spend life in Vietnamese prison for drug dealing

A Vietnamese Australian drug trafficking ring member will spend the rest of his life in prison, a court ruled Thursday.

Saigon backpacker street goes all out for Halloween

Tourists were stunned by the massive celebration last night.

Investor of Saigon anti-flooding project claims huge losses after suspension

The suspension of a HCMC flood prevention project has cost Trung Nam Group over $8.57 million in losses, the firm says.
October 31, 2018 | 10:33 am GMT+7

Fluffy dogs and their groomers vie for top prize at HCMC contest

Although it was a groomers' festival, these puppies stole the show.
October 30, 2018 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Speed up transportation projects to avoid cost overruns: parliament members

National Assembly deputies Friday called for faster implementation of transportation projects to avoid cost overruns caused by huge delays.
October 27, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

HCMC faces potential lawsuit over proposed repossession of land from company

A HCMC company, whose prime land is set to be repossessed by the city on suspicion of corruption, has complained to the prime minister.
October 22, 2018 | 10:45 am GMT+7

HCMC upscale apartment sales much higher than Hanoi

Premium and luxury apartments in HCMC are seeing high absorption rates while those in Hanoi get few takers.
October 15, 2018 | 07:26 pm GMT+7

Woman who rescues dogs from the frying pan

Uyen Nhu runs a shelter where abandoned and sick pets get a new life. 
October 14, 2018 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Downtown HCMC proving increasingly elusive for apartment developers

Land shortage and increasing congestion are major dampeners on apartment development in central HCMC, industry insiders have said.
October 11, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Flooding prevention top priority in expansion of Vietnam’s largest airport

The Ministry of Transport is prioritizing construction of water reservoirs and pumping stations while upgrading Tan Son Nhat airport.
October 11, 2018 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Importers lay scrap import policy to waste

Vietnam has been saying no more waste imports, but a port in southern Vietnam has paid no heed.
October 09, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Five Vietnamese jailed for attempting to 'overthrow government'

A HCMC court has found a group of five people guilty of 'activities aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration.'
October 06, 2018 | 10:26 am 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

In HCMC, public disdains buses despite huge subsidies

HCMC annually spends tens of millions of U.S. dollars on bus fare subsidies, but faces a seemingly irreversible fall in passenger numbers.
October 05, 2018 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Visiting seafood market on HCMC’s Can Gio coast

Locals and visitors relax and enjoy fresh catch cooked on the spot at a seafood market on the HCMC coast.
October 02, 2018 | 07:35 pm GMT+7
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