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On Saigon's outskirts, many housing projects turn into ghost towns

Housing estates abandoned at various stages of completion in HCMC and neighboring provinces wear a desolate, even eerie look.

HCMC seminary’s incredible antique collection

A seminary in Saigon boasts a veritable museum of invaluable antiques from before the Common Era.

Saigon brings an endless longing into play

In four hours, four decades of Saigon’s history step on to the stage under French-Vietnamese director Caroline Guilela Nguyen.
September 19, 2018 | 12:19 pm GMT+7

Living in small alleys? HCMC buses may still pick you up

HCMC's Center for Traffic Management has recommended that the city operate mini buses for last-mile transit into alleys and narrow roads.
September 17, 2018 | 01:47 pm GMT+7

Saigon: new kid on the foodie block

Asia’s top foodie cities have for long been Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Saigon’s a new kid on the block.
September 16, 2018 | 06:23 pm GMT+7

Saigon online betting ringleader gets nine years in prison

Four members of a Saigon-based $26 million illegal online sports betting ring will spend 7-9 years in jail.
September 12, 2018 | 06:32 pm GMT+7

Century-old Saigon pagoda’s dazzling pottery collection

​Phap Hoa Pagoda has 10,000 pieces from various cultures and ages.
September 12, 2018 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Saigon resident releases passion bottled up for 15 years

A man collected glass bottles for 15 plus years without knowing what he would do with them.
September 11, 2018 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Weekend downpour drenches Saigon in traffic chaos

After a heavy downpour inundated several Saigon streets Saturday, bedlam ensued as many waterlogged engines shut down.
September 09, 2018 | 11:42 am GMT+7

How to whiz through Saigon in a day

Here’s a guide to a whirlwind tour of Saigon that can be adjusted to suit particular moods and desires.
September 09, 2018 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Two Vietnamese hotels sparkle as Asian heritage gems

Two colonial-era hotels in Vietnam have charmed their way into international broadcaster CNN’s list of Asia’s best heritgage gems.
September 08, 2018 | 09:14 pm GMT+7

Saigon’s largest food court is hidden in plain sight

Many stalls in Saigon’s Ben Thanh Market unobtrusively serve several must-try Vietnamese dishes. 
September 07, 2018 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

Saigon’s war crimes museum named among world’s top 10 by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor readers have picked Saigon’s War Remnants Museum among the world’s top 10 museums.
September 07, 2018 | 10:05 am GMT+7

A 20-year journey shines an Indian spotlight in Saigon

More than 20 years ago, Subhash followed his brother to settle down in Saigon, bringing some Indian flavors along.
September 06, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

An ancient town comes to modern Saigon

On the outside and the inside, a café has almost effortlessly brought the charm and spirit of Hoi An to Saigon.
September 06, 2018 | 11:06 am GMT+7
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