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Saigon Aims to Remove Plastic Bags From Supermarkets by Year-End

Have you switched to reusable bags yet?

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Fabulous Saigon Corgi Becomes Pandemic Star for Candid Disinfecting Photo

It’s hard not to be the center of attention everywhere you go when you’re a fluffy corgi.

in Vietnam

Vietnamese Drank More Alcohol in Pandemic-Hit 2020, Data Shows

In a year marked by social isolation, Vietnam’s alcohol consumption increased considerably, though it’s not difficult to figure out why. 

in Vietnam

How a TikTok Video Reunites a Missing Husband With His Family After 13 Years

The wife had been searching for her husband for 13 years after he had wandered off under the spell of a mental illness.

in Saigon

Stray Crocodiles Are Threatening Residents of Saigon's Binh Chanh District

Being chased by a feral crocodile isn’t just a common adventure movie trope as many Saigoneers have encountered the reptilian predator right in the city.

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Saigon's Rainy Season Is Shorter, Comes Earlier This Year Due to La Niña

In case you hadn't figured it out from last night's huge storm.

in Vietnam

Hanoi Overtakes Saigon as Vietnam's Most Expensive City, Statistics Office Says

Hanoi's cost of living is currently the highest in Vietnam.

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Morning Stories: Limits on HCMC High Rises, D12's Mischievous Monkeys and Mekong Mega Irrigation System

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Vietnam's Communications Ministry Opens Anti-Fake News Center

Will the organization become the Vietnamese Snopes?

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Morning Stories: Electric Busses for HCMC, Too Cold for School and Massive Railway Losses

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Vietnam's Textile Industry Exported 1.37bn Face Masks in 2020

During a year when Vietnam’s textile industry was hurt by plummeting demand, local producers found a silver lining in face masks.

in Vietnam

Socialite Sibling of Vietnam's Case 17 Launches Luxury Hand Sanitizer Brand

Nga Nguyen, a 27-year-old London-based socialite who gained fame when she and her sister were at the epicenter of a COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam last February, has launched a line of self-care it...

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Morning Stories: Undersea Internet Cables Broken, Cancer Fatality Rates and $32m National Innovation Center

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai Finish Repairing Runways Ahead of Tet Travel Season

Yay!

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Weekend Stories: Inbound Flights Further Limited, Viettel Rebranding and Phu Quoc Gets City Status

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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The Average Vietnamese Got 3cm Taller Over the Past Decade, Study Shows

Our mothers would be overjoyed to hear this.

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Morning Stories: Covid-19 Job Losses, Hanoi Pollution and Japan Film Week in Saigon

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Vietnam Halts Flights From UK, South Africa Over New Covid-19 Variant

It's not yet clear which countries are included as the epidemic situation in foreign countries are still developing.

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Morning Stories: More Public Spaces Along Saigon River, FIFA Women’s World Cup and Poor Retail Sales

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Morning Stories: Sa Pa Airport, New Foreign Workers Rules and Tourists Rescued

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Morning Stories: HCMC Targets 33m Tourists, Reef Destruction and More Illegal Entries

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Weekend Stories: English Teacher Shortage, Mining Threatens Rare Langurs and Work Starts on Long Thanh Airport

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

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Morning Stories: Saigon's First Yacht Show, An Phu Dong Bridge Opens and Saigon-Bangkok Flights

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Morning Stories: Another Pedestrian Street, Hotel Shutdowns and VNA has New General Director

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Morning Stories: VN Stock Exchange Established, Hanoi's Tunnel Boring Machine and VNA to Issue $346m in Shares

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them...

in Saigon

Two New Covid-19 Cases Found Among Illegal Entrants

One case is in the Mekong Delta and the other is in Saigon, and both individuals have been quarantined.

in Vietnam

Vietnam's 2020 Economic Growth Lowest in 10 Years

But it still performed exceptionally well in the global context.