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What's On This Week: December 11-17

Christmas is just around the corner. Get ready for some mulled wine, stand-up comedies and jazz nights.

Saigon residents wrestle with high tides, again

Locals sip tea while the high tides engulf streets and houses in Nha Be District. 

What's On This Week: December 4 - 10

From Christmas markets to weekend exhibitions, you don't want to miss this week's events!
December 05, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

High-ranking officials punished as Ho Chi Minh City prepares for personnel reshuffle

The city’s Party chief says a shake-up is needed to make the most of its greater autonomy.
December 03, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

HCMC in strife: Can fresh autonomy solve its problems?

Drugs, pollution and flooding are just some of the issues a new 'smart city' plan is aimed at combating.
November 29, 2017 | 11:28 pm GMT+7

Prisma Night Run 2017

A city run with mysteries, spectacular lightings and good music.
November 29, 2017 | 10:07 am GMT+7

What's On This Week: November 27 - December 3

Not-to-miss: taboo-breaking exhibition of sexual abuse survivors, Saigon's luminous city night run and the best of Vietnam's So You Think You Can Dance. 
November 28, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's lawmakers give Ho Chi Minh City more power to lead development race

The city will be able to make its own mind up over investment decisions for at least five years.
November 24, 2017 | 05:57 pm GMT+7

The finishing touches to Saigon’s first river bus station

Ready to hop on the much-anticipated river bus that will be up and running this weekend?
November 23, 2017 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Saigon's mayor says prolonged meetings are a waste of time

In order to reduce the number of meetings, more meetings will have to be held first.
November 22, 2017 | 05:49 pm GMT+7

Heavy rain floods Saigon as Storm Kirogi approaches south-central Vietnam

Strong winds have uprooted trees while heavy rain has submerged many streets under 12 inches of water.
November 18, 2017 | 11:25 pm GMT+7

Storm Kirogi heads toward south-central Vietnam

The new storm is expected to make landfall in south-central coast and affect Saigon on Sunday.
November 17, 2017 | 10:54 pm GMT+7

Saigon high on new drone racing craze

A virtual escape from the heavy traffic. 
November 17, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Are you Team Captain Sidewalk or Team New Task Force in Saigon's sidewalk battle?

Captain Sidewalk has garnered widespread support for his no nonsense cleanup campaign, but a city leader has called it 'inhumane'.
November 17, 2017 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

What's On This Week: November 13 - 19

Be sure not to miss European music fest, Vietnam's mesmerizing water theatrical shows, free craft beer and wine tasting for the weekend!
November 17, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7