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Vietnamese flight delayed for hours after passenger opens emergency exit

The passenger has been fined $660 by aviation authorities.

Vietnam looks like an entire different kingdom in these 1990s photos

These two-decade old snaps offer a rare look into the past.

5 found dead in suspected murder in Saigon house

A couple and their three children were found dead around the house, their bodies decomposing.
February 15, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Roads to Saigon coach station jammed as migrants go home for Lunar New Year

As the big holiday is but less than a week away, most migrants in Saigon have started going home to celebrate with their families.
February 10, 2018 | 10:57 pm GMT+7

Rail link planned between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia's casino kingdom

The 250km route will be part of a larger network that also connects Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and China.
February 08, 2018 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Tet travel rush: Crowds mob Tan Son Nhat Airport to welcome home relatives

Be prepared for seasonal chaos if you're planning on picking up loved ones from Vietnam's largest airport.
February 07, 2018 | 01:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam still struggles to make Uber pay back taxes

The tax authorities had asked five local banks to help collect the tax before it found out that Uber does not have any bank accounts in Vietnam.
February 03, 2018 | 11:58 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City seeks private investment to relocate canal slums

The city wants to shift 20,000 shanty houses, but the estimated cost is almost $2 billion.
February 02, 2018 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam's main stock exchange to reopen after two-day shutdown

It's the first such incident in almost a decade.​
January 25, 2018 | 09:38 am GMT+7

The lifestyle startup that helps brands better understand their consumers in Vietnam

WisePass has built a platform allowing brands to understand consumer behavior, monitor their market share and make smart investments.
January 22, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

An architectural gem hidden in the heart of Saigon

The house was built for one of the richest men in the city nearly a century ago.
January 15, 2018 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

HCMC to shut all sidewalk parking lots pending evaluation

Captain Sidewalk's pending resignation letter mentions million-dollar interests in the sidewalks backed by some officials.
January 12, 2018 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Five projects that could ease HCMC's traffic congestion in 2018

Once they're completed, traffic in the city might just become slightly more bearable.
January 02, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Your checklist for things to do on Saigon’s backpacker street

Overwhelmed by the crowds and vibrant atmosphere on Bui Vien Street? Here are recommendations for newcomers in town.
December 31, 2017 | 06:09 pm GMT+7

Government greenlights HCMC's new year fireworks shows

The city will have four fireworks shows on New Year's Eve and another six have been approved for the Lunar New Year.
December 30, 2017 | 10:04 pm GMT+7
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