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When Saigon youngsters bring out their pet reptiles

They meet in cafes with creatures as exotic as iguanas in tow to compare notes.

Vietnam office space remains lucrative as demand spurts, supply dawdles

Hanoi and HCMC will continue to be among the best performing office space markets globally in 2019, top property ...

Saigon a big lure for international travelers in 2019

Singapore-based travel site Kayak says Ho Chi Minh City will be a top 10 destination for international visitors this year.
January 19, 2019 | 08:20 pm GMT+7

One dish, five eateries – an exploration in Saigon

In five grilled pork noodle eateries in Saigon, customers willingly await their turn to be served.
January 17, 2019 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

Measles outbreak burdens major Saigon hospital

One Saigon hospital is treating 60 to 70 measles patients a day, 50 times higher, year-on-year.
January 15, 2019 | 08:41 pm GMT+7

Big pigs to hog limelight on Saigon’s flower street

Artisans are putting finishing touches on giant pigs that will dominate Saigon’s famous flower street to welcome Tet.
January 15, 2019 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

Saigon’s Tan Son Nhat airport awaits Tet rush

Vietnam’s largest airport is bracing for an influx of passengers during Tet, the Lunar New Year, early next month.
January 10, 2019 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Skyscanner: Saigon high up on Lunar New Year travel favorites

UK travel site Skyscanner has named Saigon among the best places to celebrate Lunar New Year next month alongside Beijing, Bangkok and Taipei.
January 08, 2019 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

Saigon a hotspot for ivory trade: report

Saigon had the largest number of shops in Vietnam selling ivory items between 2016 and 2017, a wildlife trade report revealed recently.
January 08, 2019 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Poultry infected with bird flu in province near Saigon

Thousands of poultry are infected with H5N1, otherwise known as bird flu, in a province near Saigon.
January 08, 2019 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Let's go swimming. No, let's go trekking. Let’s go swim-trekking

An adventure that has caught the imagination of many Vietnamese citizens across age, gender and localities is long-distance swimming.
January 07, 2019 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Three dead, three injured in Hanoi, HCMC traffic mishaps

Two traffic accidents Sunday afternoon in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City killed three people and injured as many.
January 06, 2019 | 08:15 pm GMT+7

Fake condom production facility busted in Saigon

Saigon authorities busted a fake condom production facility at a private house Saturday and found hundreds of thousands of condoms and lubricants.
January 06, 2019 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

South Korean diplomat claims robbery in Saigon taxi

Saigon police are investigating an alleged robbery wherein a taxi driver stole a phone from a South Korean diplomat.
January 06, 2019 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Saigon food vendor runs 40-year stall with 375-year history

The owner is a descendant of the Han Chinese people who sought asylum in Vietnam when the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) fell.
January 06, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7
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