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An architectural gem hidden in the heart of Saigon

The house was built for one of the richest men in the city nearly a century ago.

Saigon noodle soup with a tasty tentacle twist

Chewy noodles with firm calamari make the perfect partners at this hole-in-the-wall eatery.

HCMC to shut all sidewalk parking lots pending evaluation

Captain Sidewalk's pending resignation letter mentions million-dollar interests in the sidewalks backed by some officials.
January 12, 2018 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Saigon as you've never seen it before through the eyes of photography lovers

A photo contest has revealed contrasting shades of Saigon - boisterous and peaceful, old and new - at the same time.
January 12, 2018 | 08:32 am GMT+7

Telegraph names top 10 train journeys in Asia, and 2 of them are in Vietnam

The Hanoi-Saigon trip offers 1,600km of pagodas and paddies, while the Kunming-Hanoi train races down the amazing rice terraces of Sa Pa.
January 11, 2018 | 07:33 pm GMT+7

Saigoneers OK plan to expand Bui Vien walking street before Lunar New Year

Local residents have already agreed to the proposal, so it's just a matter of waiting for the nod from the city.
January 11, 2018 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

HCMC to allow businesses to use sidewalks if they manage them in return: official

The city's vice chairman said the new scheme will be 'fairer and more practical'.
January 10, 2018 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

Get your claws into a crab-induced food coma in Saigon

Prepare to shell out for a sweet treat of Saigon.
January 10, 2018 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Vietnamese men jailed for snatching phone from foreign tourist

The court said the act had given Vietnam and its people a bad reputation.
January 09, 2018 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Saigon’s Captain Sidewalk steps down after cleanup campaign fails

In his resignation letter, Doan Ngoc Hai said his campaign collided with businesses that had million-dollar interests on the sidewalks.
January 08, 2018 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Meet the Vietnamese man who puts the spark into giant candles

He holds the record for making the biggest candles in the country.
January 08, 2018 | 12:31 pm GMT+7

S.Korean man arrested for murder of woman in Saigon

Police suspect that he was raping the woman and killed her when she resisted.
January 04, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Expats feel like home at Saigon's Christmas and New Year parties

Foreigners working in Saigon share sweet moments at a cozy Christmas party at Ruby Home Viet Nam.
January 03, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Drug addict killed in knife fight at Saigon rehab center

Two users started fighting while they were waiting for medication at the center.
January 02, 2018 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Saigon's backpackers street fires up on New Year's Eve

Like many cities around the world, Saigon partied hard.
January 02, 2018 | 01:31 pm GMT+7