Tag Saigon
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

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

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

A Night of Ballet

World- famous ballet works through successful renditions by HBSO ballet company.

Art show: Sights & Sounds of Saigon

Photography, craft beer and more.
September 21, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Woman injured as tree crushes car in Saigon following heavy rain

Flooding and heavy traffic are not all you should watch out for when the skies open in Saigon.
September 20, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

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

Saigon market vendors protest stalled upgrade work after handing over $9.8 mln to authorities

It's been four years since the market's 2,000-plus vendors managed to cobble the money together, but all they've seen is customers walking away.
September 19, 2017 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's ex-president and wife make surprise visit to charity eatery

Truong Tan Sang and his wife paid a rare public visit to a charity eatery and made a personal donation of $2,200.
September 19, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Artisans add the magic touch as Saigon gears up for full moon party

This 50-year-old craft village is scrambling to finish the multicolored lanterns that will light up the festival.
September 19, 2017 | 08:04 am 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

Heavy downpours leave Saigon’s traffic in chaos

Floods triggered by heavy rains that lasted from the early hours of Thursday until 8 a.m. have paralyzed the city.
September 14, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Saigon slams door on gov't plan to build small apartments amid spiraling urbanization

The city says it does not want to create 'elevated slums' or risk further overcrowding. 
September 13, 2017 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Stray dogs face the Green Mile in Saigon

Dog catchers are out patrolling the streets in a controversial campaign that has pitted them against many pet owners.
September 12, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

'I was brutally and maliciously assaulted': Kong director recalls Saigon bar fight

Authorities are taking the case seriously after Vietnam's tourism ambassador was hospitalized with head injuries.
September 12, 2017 | 12:25 pm GMT+7

Kong director hospitalized after alleged bar fight in Saigon: reports

It’s not clear if he was targeted or just caught in the crossfire.
September 11, 2017 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Thousands flood opening of H&M's first Vietnam store

Free gift vouchers were on offer for those lucky enough to squeeze into the store.
September 10, 2017 | 05:20 pm GMT+7