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Saigon's historic architecture 'could be demolished' for admin center expansion: official

Officials said there are other ways to preserve built heritage, such as keeping a model of it.

Two dead tiger cubs found in Vietnamese bus

Police found them in a bus traveling from Saigon to Hanoi.

Employees walk out of Saigon emergency medical center due to low pay

The director claims that high fuel costs are eating into the private center's profits.
April 13, 2018 | 02:27 pm GMT+7

Saigon karaoke joint fined $4,600 for failing to meet fire safety standards

'Captain Sidewalk' and his inspectors found the bar had no emergency exits or fire alarms.
April 05, 2018 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Fire hazards lurk in heart of Saigon's apartment blocks

Broken fire equipment, crowded hallways and sealed emergency exits have been found in the wake of the Carina Plaza tragedy.
March 29, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Hundreds left dazed and confused after apartment fire kills 13 in Ho Chi Minh City

The deadly blaze started from the skyscraper's basement parking lot at about 1 a.m.
March 23, 2018 | 11:56 am GMT+7

War exhibition delivers messages of peace in Ho Chi Minh City

The U.S. anti-war movement comes alive in a series of pictures, posters and news articles.
March 20, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Where to go in Saigon when you're craving a taste of the Far East

From China Town to a Cambodian market and Japanese street, Saigon is a melting pot when it comes to food.
February 04, 2018 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Mass evacuations in southern Vietnam as Typhoon Tembin nears

Students have been told to stay at home and around 650,000 people are being evacuated in southern Vietnam. 
December 24, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Eco-dreamin': Living in limbo on Saigon's green peninsula

Plans to transform a peninsula into an ecological urban haven were unveiled way back in 1992, but remain mostly on paper.
December 24, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

'Surviving' the cold snap in tropical Vietnam

Up and down the country, both humans and animals are huddling up to keep the winter chill out. 
December 21, 2017 | 06:53 pm GMT+7

HCMC puts the future of e-governance to the test

District 12 is applying the latest tech apps to simplify long-winded admin procedures. 
December 13, 2017 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Raising parrots in the middle of Saigon's urban jungle

Every weekend, beautiful birds from South America can be found stretching their wings in the Thu Thiem urban area.
November 30, 2017 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Lottery tickets and languages: Meet this remarkable 84-year-old grandma in Saigon

Her dream is for her lucky numbers to come on the same lottery she sells tickets for. 
November 24, 2017 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

Playing with pythons and monitor lizards at this Saigon cafe

Fancy of cup of coffee with a twist? You know where to head to next time you're in Saigon. 
September 23, 2017 | 09:40 am GMT+7
 
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