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

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).

Morning Stories Roundup: Saigon Apartment Prices Balloon in last 5 Years

Morning Stories Roundup: Saigon Apartment Prices Balloon in last 5 Years

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Saigon Food Safety Authority Urges Residents to Stop Eating Dog Meat

Saigon Food Safety Authority Urges Residents to Stop Eating Dog Meat

The municipal Food Safety Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City has recommended that Saigoneers stop eating dog meat for ...

New Draft Decree Requires Alcohol Ads to Include Health Warnings

New Draft Decree Requires Alcohol Ads to Include Health Warnings

The oft-debated new draft Law on Preventing Alcohol's Harmful Effects has seen new proposals from the Ministry of Health...

Weekend Stories Roundup: Saigon Flooding, New Railway Bridge and Pride

Weekend Stories Roundup: Saigon Flooding, New Railway Bridge and Pride

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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...

[Photos] The Streets of Cho Lon, as Seen Through Old Postcards

[Photos] The Streets of Cho Lon, as Seen Through Old Postcards

From downtown Saigon, take Tran Hung Dao Boulevard, drive past rows of towering dipterocarp trees, and one will arrive in the colorful quart...

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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