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Oil paintings depict beauty of highland life in Vietnam

A painting exhibition of realistic works, with multiple themes including highland life in Vietnam, is being held in Ho Chi Minh City.

Saigon streets suffer graffiti damage

If these walls could talk, they would surely beg these vandals for mercy.

Saigon fines Taiwanese graffiti artist for vandalizing walls

A Taiwanese man has been fined VND1.5 million ($65) for painting graffiti on the walls on Saigon’s streets.
November 16, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Cambodian caught with 2,000 ecstasy pills in Saigon, arrested

A Cambodian man has been detained in Ho Chi Minh City for allegedly possessing and selling ecstasy pills, the police said Wednesday.
November 15, 2018 | 11:04 am GMT+7

The oldest communal house is much older than Saigon

The Thong Tay Hoi Communal House, first built in 1679, predates Saigon by more than two centuries.
November 14, 2018 | 09:42 pm GMT+7

Daredevil daughter rides dirt bike around with dad

Meet Thanh Thanh of Saigon who rides a dirt bike, quad bike and other vehicles at the age of five.
November 14, 2018 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Saigon driver flees after car ploughs into bikes, kills one, injures four

At least one person was killed and four others were seriously injured when a seven-seater car slammed into several motorbikes in Saigon Tuesday night.
November 14, 2018 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Saigon’s Chinatown market back in business

Saigon’s iconic Binh Tay Market will reopen on Thursday after a two-year hiatus when it closed for repairs.
November 13, 2018 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Saigon man keeps tabs on old receipts and other papers

What’s in an old receipt? History and memory, says avid Saigonese collector who’s rejected high value offers for his collection.
November 11, 2018 | 09:06 pm GMT+7

Six years on, Saigon's first metro line nowhere near completion

Set to open in 2017, then 2020, Saigon’s first metro line will not meet the delayed deadline either.
November 11, 2018 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

Vagaries of an American vagrant’s life in Vietnam

He has studied in Vietnam, taught tennis and fathered a beautiful boy. Now, he’s a ‘professional beggar’ on Saigon’s streets.
November 09, 2018 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

Veteran Saigon coffee shops offer a slow, easy start

Three Saigon cafés are regular haunts of somewhat elderly people who enjoy a slow, easy start to the day.
November 06, 2018 | 10:40 am GMT+7

‘Kindergarten’ stall does brisk business in snails

A seafood stall in Saigon’s An Duong Vuong Street has served hundreds of foodies every night for 18 years.
November 06, 2018 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Saigon woman raises a pig for love, not meat

“Ut” (Oink) might be the luckiest pig in Thu Duc District for being surrounded by those who truly love her.
November 05, 2018 | 09:46 pm GMT+7

A Saigon pagoda that’s a ceramic wonderland

The Vien Giac Pagoda in Saigon, dating back 60 years, hosts a remarkable ceramic tribute to the Buddha.
November 05, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7
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