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Roasted and ground: 10 places that make the coffee map of Saigon

Located only seven hours by car from Vietnam's coffee capital Buon Ma Thuot, Saigon has succeeded in creating a coffee culture that tops the city’s talk-about list. These 10 cafes are the steaming evidence of a robust current that flows inside Saigon.

Saigon’s luxury hotels fully booked during Obama visit

Rooms at five and six star hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, where Obama and his delegation are expected to stay, are booked up from May 22-24, a quick check by VnExpress found.

Starving in Saigon: Community kitchen serves the city's needy

A heartwarming idea the people of An Phu Ward in District 2 came up with has got the community involved in setting up a kitchen to feed those less fortunate.
June 08, 2016 | 07:12 pm GMT+7

Saigon parents take to the sidewalks in wait for their “small soldiers”

Tempers ignited as the college entrance exam in Vietnam kicked off yesterday under the heat of summer. Those in the front line have every right to worry. But no war is won by soldiers alone.
July 02, 2016 | 06:15 pm GMT+7

Saigon photo montages blend the old with the new

One thing is for sure: the spirit of the city is timeless.
July 20, 2016 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon of the past: Downright bizarre vintage adverts

From coffin advertisements on trams to an embarrasing husband and wife conversation.
July 25, 2016 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon cyclists on mission to clean up canal

Cycling is getting even greener every day.
July 26, 2016 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Saigon’s seafood kingdom by night

A fishy part of the city comes alive as the night reigns supreme.
August 06, 2016 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Where to rest your head in Saigon

These hostels offer more than just a bed...
August 27, 2016 | 01:19 pm GMT+7

Where to get a high around Saigon

Head out to climb for an uplifting experience.
August 30, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Locals haunted by ghosts of Saigon cemetery

A simple walk in the park begs the question: What lies beneath?
August 31, 2016 | 10:00 am GMT+7

#TGIF: Go out and unsuck your life this weekend

How the week ends: diaspora and world-class DJs are among things to be expected.
September 23, 2016 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

Saigon looks beyond its signature milk coffee

A cafe boom has inspired coffee enthusiasts to play around with the sweet iced coffee.
November 23, 2016 | 03:18 pm GMT+7

On the hunt for Saigon's typographic treasures

If you pay close attention, you can find art everywhere in Ho Chi Minh City, starting with the orange vendors on the street.
November 26, 2016 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Foggy Saturday casts new look all over Saigon

But experts say residents should take extra caution to prevent transmission of airborne diseases.
December 10, 2016 | 01:55 pm GMT+7
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