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Heavy rain floods Saigon as Storm Kirogi approaches south-central Vietnam

Strong winds have uprooted trees while heavy rain has submerged many streets under 12 inches of water.

24/7 noodles at this Chinese restaurant in Saigon

The family has been keeping its stoves burning day and night for more than half a century.

Storm Kirogi heads toward south-central Vietnam

The new storm is expected to make landfall in south-central coast and affect Saigon on Sunday.
November 17, 2017 | 10:54 pm GMT+7

Saigon high on new drone racing craze

A virtual escape from the heavy traffic. 
November 17, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Are you Team Captain Sidewalk or Team New Task Force in Saigon's sidewalk battle?

Captain Sidewalk has garnered widespread support for his no nonsense cleanup campaign, but a city leader has called it 'inhumane'.
November 17, 2017 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

What's On This Week: November 13 - 19

Be sure not to miss European music fest, Vietnam's mesmerizing water theatrical shows, free craft beer and wine tasting for the weekend!
November 17, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Saigon leader accuses sidewalk cleanup campaign of being ‘inhumane’

The city's chairman thinks a more subtle approach is necessary rather than kicking poor vendors off the sidewalks.
November 16, 2017 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Saigon spends big on pipeline in bid to plug leaking water

The city is losing almost 600,000 cubic meters of clean water every day due to old pipes.
November 15, 2017 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Chinese, Vietnamese duo in the dock for attacking traffic police in Saigon

The pair punched two police officers after being stopped for driving a motorbike without wearing helmets.
November 14, 2017 | 03:50 pm GMT+7

Will the public use metro systems in Vietnam when they're ready to depart?

Is the planned public transport system attractive enough to prompt commuters to say goodbye to private vehicles?
November 14, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Saigon says delayed first river bus will launch in late November

The city has repeatedly kept passengers waiting on the dock, and no one knows if this latest deadline is realistic.
November 12, 2017 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Saigon transformed by the slow dance of fog

It’s a luxury to wake up to a cool breeze, fog and warm morning light, so if you're in the city at the moment, then praise be.
November 08, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Saigon residents caught wading through record tide

The highest tide of the year at 1.69 (5.54 feet) meters threw cold water at not-so enthusiastic feet on Monday morning.
November 06, 2017 | 11:32 am GMT+7

It's all about the chives in this Saigon noodle soup

Fresh chives add fragrance to balance out the fishy smell and make the broth much tastier.
November 04, 2017 | 01:27 pm GMT+7

Saigon evacuates 4,000 coastal residents as Storm Damrey nears

Residents of the city's coastal district of Can Gio were evacuated on Friday evening before the storm makes landfall on Saturday.
November 04, 2017 | 08:25 am GMT+7