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Weekend Stories: Toyota Recall, Metro Repairs and Cryptocurrency Legal Framework

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook . Each morning, we select some of the most impor...

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Morning Stories: VN Stocks Plunge, Solar Oversupply and Tax Evasion

Stay connected with Saigoneer on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook . Each morning, we select some of the most impor...

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Vietnam's 2020 Economic Growth Lowest in 10 Years

But it still performed exceptionally well in the global context.

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[Photos] Cloudy With a Chance of Flooding: On Chasing Storms Around Saigon

A long-time Australian resident of Saigon once joked with me after my arrival to Vietnam a few years ago that southern Vietnam has two seasons: hot, and bloody hot.

in Vietnam

Into the Storm: A Journey Into Quang Binh's Typhoon-Battered Communities

October was a month of unceasing devastation and pain for central Vietnam. It started with unprecedented downpours; then co...

in Vietnam

[Photos] For Hoi An Residents, Learning to Live With Floods Is a Fact of Life

The water reached my shoulders, and when I stepped into the street I suddenly felt the current trying to pull me into its invisible grasp. A familiar feeling that set off an alarm inside my head: “Be careful! It looks like nothing, but don’t get caught in it.”

in Saigon

Want to Learn About Saigon History? Scan These New QR Codes on Street Signs.

Saigoneers interested in finding out more about the history of their hometown now have a new avenue to expand their knowledge.

in Saigon

Saigon Transport Department Proposes Yet Another Public Bike Project

According to the proposal, it would include 43 stations around central Saigon.

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Vietnam Slightly Advances on UN Human Development Index to No. 117 of 189

Over the last 30 years, Vietnam's HDI (Human Development Index) has grown by 46%, amongst the biggest jump in the world.

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Weekend Stories: HCMC Bike Share Gets Green Light, Nguyen Du Documentary and Southern Storm

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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Thailand Reopens for Tourists From 56 Countries, Albeit With Compulsory Quarantine

It is not confirmed yet whether Vietnam is part of the list of countries eligible for the scheme.

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Morning Stories: iPad, MacBook Assembly Moves to VN, New C-21 Movie Rating and Online Gold Trading Approved

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 Lockdowns Lifted, Auto Sales Up and Martial Arts Tournament

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 Asia

Vietnam, Singapore Agree to Create Travel Bubble Next Year

Don't get your tourism hopes up though.

in Vietnam

1.1m People Have Left the Mekong Delta in the Past Decade, Report Says

The impacts of climate change, hydroelectric plants, and a faltering economy have resulted in an exodus of people from the Mekong Delta.

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Morning Stories: Masks Required on Flights, VN Soon a Middle Income Country and AEON Opens in Hai Phong

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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2 Vietnamese Academics Receive Noam Chomsky Award for Scholarly Contributions

Two academics from Vietnam have recently been honored for their contributions in scholarly publications to further trans-national research.

in Saigon

[Photos] Cloudy With a Chance of Flooding: On Chasing Storms Around Saigon

A long-time Australian resident of Saigon once joked with me after my arrival to Vietnam a few years ago that southern Vietnam has two seasons: hot, and bloody hot.

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Morning Stories: HCMC Floods Today, Dog Meat Consumption Drops and Second Hanoi 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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Weekend Stories: Củ Chi Tunnels Goes for UNESCO, VN-UK Trade Deal and More HCMC-Hanoi Trains

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Morning Stories: Thu Duc City is Official, 2 VN Films on Netflix without Approval and EVN Introduces QR Codes

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Morning Stories: Le Pho Painting Fetches $532,000, LG Moves Smartphone Production to VN and Electric Bus Partnership

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Saigon Approves $142m Rapid Bus Line That Runs Along Vo Van Kiet

Will it happen?

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Morning Stories: Grab Drivers Strike, Rare Iridescent Snake Discovered and VN to Record Highest GDP Growth in Asia

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VietJet, Bamboo Airways Request Financial Aid After $520m Bailout for VNA Approved

The privately owned airlines are hoping to receive similar treatment as Vietnam's national carrier.

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Morning Stories: VN to Start Human Vaccine Trials, Clash at HCMC Mall and Mekong an Investment Magnet

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Japan Plans to Ban Sale of Gasoline Cars by Next Decade

By the mid-2030s, all new cars sold in Japan will need to be hybrid gasoline-electric or fully electric.

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Weekend Stories: Mask Rules Tighten in HCMC, VN Primary Students Rank Top in SEA and New Rail Lines

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...