Saigoneer

The Reunification Game: How a 1976 Football Match Brought North & South Together

The Reunification Game: How a 1976 Football Match Brought North & South Together

In early 1976, shortly after the dust had started to settle in a now-unified Vietnam, Le Buu, general director of the co...

Tropical Storm Kirogi Floods Streets, Damages Houses in Saigon

Tropical Storm Kirogi Floods Streets, Damages Houses in Saigon

Heavy rain and damaging winds blew through Saigon and neighboring areas on Saturday night as Tropical Storm Kirogi appro...

Guess Which Airline Is the Most Delayed in Vietnam This Year

Guess Which Airline Is the Most Delayed in Vietnam This Year

Jetstar Pacific has once again claimed the top spot in Vietnam’s list of most-delayed airlines.

A Brief History of the Internet in Vietnam on its 20th Birthday

A Brief History of the Internet in Vietnam on its 20th Birthday

My first memory of the internet in Vietnam occurred in an internet café on Tran Hung Dao Street. It was the early 2000s:...

Saigon Leader Slams Sidewalk-Clearing Campaign for Being 'Inhumane'

Saigon Leader Slams Sidewalk-Clearing Campaign for Being 'Inhumane'

Saigon's controversial sidewalk-clearing campaign came in for criticism from the city's leader earlier this week.

Old Saigon

[Photos] Tet Trung Thu Celebrations in Old Hanoi

[Photos] Tet Trung Thu Celebrations in Old Hanoi

As this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, more than a few Saigoneers have shown a renewed interest in the holiday’s traditions.

Saigon's Iconic 'Rainbow Bridge' Riddled With Large Cracks

Saigon's Iconic 'Rainbow Bridge' Riddled With Large Cracks

One of Saigon’s most recognizable landmarks, the Rainbow Bridge in downtown District 1, is suffering from major structural problems includin...