[Photos] 24 Photos of 1968-70 Saigon

[Photos] 24 Photos of 1968-70 Saigon

How many iconic landmarks can you spot?

Hẻm Gems: D5's Bò Xào Sa Tế, a Feast for All the Senses

Hẻm Gems: D5's Bò Xào Sa Tế, a Feast for All the Senses

Saigon is changing at a dizzying rate, and so is its food scene: forget about your favorite café or restaurant for a few...

Giant Japanese Machine Begins Drilling Metro Tunnel Under District 1

Giant Japanese Machine Begins Drilling Metro Tunnel Under District 1

A huge tunnel boring machine (TBM) will begin carving out a tunnel for the metro line under District 1 today.

Vietnam Copyright Watchdog to Charge Hotels for Music on TV

Vietnam Copyright Watchdog to Charge Hotels for Music on TV

Hoteliers may be violating music copyright laws unless they agree to pay licensing fees, says Vietnam's performing right...

[Photos] A Peek Inside Da Lat's Abandoned Franciscan Mission

[Photos] A Peek Inside Da Lat's Abandoned Franciscan Mission

Da Lat is rightfully beloved for its cool climate, pine-scented air and verdant mountains. However, there is more to thi...

Arts & Culture

A Present Retrospective: Fusing Past, Present and Propaganda

A Present Retrospective: Fusing Past, Present and Propaganda

Work Room Four’s current exhibition, A Present Retrospective , connects past and present in the iconic work of Cuban graphic artist René Meder...

[Photos] A Peek Inside Da Lat's Abandoned Franciscan Mission

[Photos] A Peek Inside Da Lat's Abandoned Franciscan Mission

Da Lat is rightfully beloved for its cool climate, pine-scented air and verdant mountains. However, there is more to this popular Central Hi...

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Belgian Beers, Culture and Surrealism Meet at Belgo

Belgian Beers, Culture and Surrealism Meet at Belgo

At Belgo , Saigon’s first Belgian craft brewery, flourishes of culture from the small European country greet visitors before they even step in...

What is Pocari Sweat?

What is Pocari Sweat?

If you’re a regular at any of Saigon’s countless convenience stores, chances are you’ve noticed a beverage in the refrigerated section with ...

New ISHCMC Campus Propels Saigon’s First International School into the Future

New ISHCMC Campus Propels Saigon’s First International School into the Future

Upon opening in 1993 ISHCMC, or the International School of Ho Chi Minh City, became the first such school in Saigon. Though it is the oldes...

Old Saigon

[Video] Trading Places: The Story of 42 Nguyen Hue

[Video] Trading Places: The Story of 42 Nguyen Hue

With 42 Nguyen Hue facing an uncertain future, RICE and Saigoneer set out to share the stories of residents of one of Saigon's most popular "c...

Saigon’s Famous Streets and Squares: Me Linh Square

Saigon’s Famous Streets and Squares: Me Linh Square

The square known today as Quảng Trường Mê Linh has been home to five different monuments since its inception in the 1860s.