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Captain Sidewalk told to tread carefully around diplomatic cars as cleanup campaign continues

Doan Ngoc Hai showed a rare moment of leniency on Thursday and simply issued a warning to the driver of a diplomatic car.

'Missing' Saigon ward leader fired after going AWOL for two months

Even his family doesn't have any information about his whereabouts.

Where the mighty stand together

A visit to a statue factory, where different replicas stand side by side each other, offers a glimpse into Vietnam’s diversely religious life. 
September 19, 2017 | 09:06 pm GMT+7

No country for walking men

With some of the world's most cluttered sidewalks and reluctant pedestrians, getting around Saigon by foot can be a drag.
September 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Enter Saigon's twilight zone before the city wakes up

The early bird can catch the proverbial worm before the morning madness takes over.
September 10, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Back to the future: Saigon’s landmarks a century ago

The southern metropolis has a story to tell you about its past.
September 09, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Metro line sends land prices through the roof in downtown Saigon

Try and catch a ride on this real estate express train.
September 05, 2017 | 11:54 am GMT+7

The changing face of Saigon's Dong Khoi

Dong Khoi Avenue still oozes a certain class and sophistication that date back to the 19th century.
September 03, 2017 | 06:20 pm GMT+7

Congestion hits Saigon and Hanoi again as migrants go home for National Day

Chaos ensued as people rushed home to enjoy the three-day break with their family
September 02, 2017 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Concert: The Chainsmokers - Memories Asia Tour 2017

Meet you r 'Closer' artists this month in Ho Chi Minh City.
August 31, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Saigon lights the fuse for return of National Day fireworks

The city's skies will once again be lit up in an effort to boost tourism.
August 30, 2017 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Can traffic signs, tech and a fresh take on corruption solve Saigon's gridlock?

'Maybe increasing the [traffic] fines and giving a percentage to the police' would deter corruption.
August 24, 2017 | 06:09 pm GMT+7

Should Vietnam rebuild its largest city?

Following VnExpress International’s call for discussion on how to solve gridlock in Hanoi and Saigon, one reader suggests looking at Paris, Barcelona and Melbourne.
August 22, 2017 | 09:27 pm GMT+7

The jamming debate: How to unclog streets in Hanoi and Saigon?

The government has spoken and so have experts and residents; but just like the notorious traffic, the debate is going nowhere.
August 21, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

Take a look at the city's new pedestrian zone

Now you can walk care-free on the city’s famous backpacker street without worrying about being hit by a motorbike.
August 21, 2017 | 12:43 pm GMT+7