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Saigon Tightens Regulation of School Buses After Hanoi Student Dies of Neglect

The move follows two cases, one of which was fatal, of children being abandoned in school buses in northern Vietnam.&nbs...

[Photos] A Home for Quiet Souls in Thai Nguyen Province

Looking from the outside, this house seems to be a typical city house in a narrow space, yet once inside, the place reve...

Netizens Call for Boycott of 'Racist' Hoi An Cafe for Refusing to Serve Vietnamese

Many netizens are calling for a boycott of a coffee shop in Hoi An after anecdotes emerged online accusing the place of ...

Morning Stories Roundup: North-South Expressway and Saigon Housing Shortage

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[Video] Saigon's Silly Little Moments as Seen Through a Tilt-Shift Video Feature

Tilt-shift videos probably aren't new to most readers, but this particular entry in the genre is noteworthy for its play...

Binh Dinh Wants a Giant Relief of Lac Long Quan, Au Co On a Mountain

The estimated cost for the project is VND86 billion (US$3.7 million).

Heritage

Saigon's Built Heritage Is Under Threat. How Do We Protect What's Left?

Saigon's Built Heritage Is Under Threat. How Do We Protect What's Left?

In an exclusive excerpt from his latest book, Exploring Saigon-Chợ Lớn: Vanishing Heritage of Hồ Chí Minh City , historian Tim Doling discusse...

Street Cred: Phan Dinh Phung, My Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandfather

Street Cred: Phan Dinh Phung, My Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandfather

An unassuming street named Phan Dinh Phung runs  through Saigon’s Phu Nhuan District. It is named after a Vietnamese revolutionary who l...

A Throwback to Saigon's Original Tramway Network

A Throwback to Saigon's Original Tramway Network

As ever-increasing levels of traffic congestion and air pollution turn many of Ho Chi Minh City’s road junctions into choking bottlenecks, m...

[Photos] On the Street in 1970, From Saigon to Vung Tau

[Photos] On the Street in 1970, From Saigon to Vung Tau

Since Vietnam made helmets compulsory for every trip on motorbikes years ago, it’s hard to imagine a time when this trusty headgear wasn't a...

[Photos] Rare Scenes of a Rebuilding Seoul After the Korean War

[Photos] Rare Scenes of a Rebuilding Seoul After the Korean War

While Seoul may now call to mind sleek skyscrapers whose neon lights resemble the bioluminescent tentacles of benthic sea creatures, that wa...

Event Coverage

Soundtripz x Space Echo presents Solarstone and John '00' Fleming

Soundtripz x Space Echo presents Solarstone and John '00' Fleming

There isn’t much of a trance music scene in Saigon. In fact, depending on who you ask, the best trance music in Vietnam can most likely be f...

Ladies Night @ Lush

Ladies Night @ Lush

Come through to Lush for Saigon's hottest ladies night. #letshavesomefun

Lush's 15th Anniversary @ Lush

Lush's 15th Anniversary @ Lush

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up for Lush's 15th Anniversary!

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