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Saigon to install cameras to enhance security in central parks

People have been shooting drugs, cooking, showering and sleeping in parks outside Ben Thanh Market and the Independence Palace.

Woman held for kidnapping of American children in Saigon

The Vietnamese-American demanded $50,000 from a 'friend' for the safe return of his daughters.

Vietnamese man sentenced to life for killing American in drug brawl

The foreigner was fatally stabbed on a road in Saigon's backpacker district.
March 08, 2018 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

HCMC transforms downtown parking lot into flower garden

The lot behind the iconic Opera House in the city center was closed late last year as part of the sidewalk cleanup campaign.
March 07, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Prepare to sweat it out as the heat arrives in Saigon

Temperatures may rise to 38-39 degrees Celsius after the March equinox.
March 05, 2018 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Take a peek at what Saigon’s iconic Ben Thanh Market looked like 90 years ago

There weren't any motorbikes buzzing around Saigon's most famous market in the 1920s.
March 04, 2018 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Planning row engulfs expansion of Vietnam's largest airport

The government is waging conflicting proposals regarding cost and a third runway at Tan Son Nhat Airport.
March 01, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Two babysitters face jail time for abusing 20 children at Saigon kindergarten

Video footage that went viral last November shows the women beating the children at a daycare center.
February 28, 2018 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Saigon’s $440 million anti-flood project delayed due to relocation trouble

The project was scheduled for completion in April, and now millions of people face more days under water.
February 26, 2018 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

In Saigon, fish stalls pull an all-nighter for God of Wealth Day

Grilled blotched snakehead are a must if you're fishing for a prosperous new year.
February 25, 2018 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam looks like an entire different kingdom in these 1990s photos

These two-decade old snaps offer a rare look into the past.
February 18, 2018 | 11:09 am GMT+7

11 places for coffee break from Tet party spree

These coffee shops in Hanoi and Saigon open through the holiday, offering a quick escape from beer parties.
February 17, 2018 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Police arrest suspect behind the murder of family of 5 in Saigon

The suspect is an 18-year-old worker at the family's welding shop.
February 16, 2018 | 07:40 pm GMT+7

Saigon’s downtown turns into sea of garbage after Lunar New Year’s Eve

Straight after the firework display on the eve of the new lunar year, many people left piles of garbage in downtown Saigon.
February 16, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Fireworks light up the sky as Vietnam welcomes Lunar New Year

Vietnamese across the country greeted the new lunar year with fireworks, traditional food offerings and prayers for good health and prosperity.
February 16, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7
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