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

Have you switched to reusable bags yet?

in Saigon

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.

in Saigon

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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Hanoi Identifies Teens Suspected of Harassing Women in Tay Ho

This follows a string of assault and harassment allegations focused around West Lake.

in Roundups

Weekend Stories: Can Gio Airport, VN Clones Pigs and Huge Foxconn Investment

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: New TSN Terminal, VN Food IG Famous and Vietnam Airlines Bailout

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

Metro Contractor to Restore Le Loi Boulevard's Surface This Year

Will Saigoneers see the return of Le Loi Boulevard this year?

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Morning Stories: HCMC's War on Noise, $400m Canal Cleanup and Ratings for E-commerce Websites

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Covid-19 Worsens Gender Inequalities in Vietnam's Labor Market, Research Shows

The pandemic has touched every corner of the world, but it has impacted female workers more than men.

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Morning Stories: HCMC Gyms Reopen, Hanoi Starts Mass Testing and 5G Launched

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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Saigon Invites Independent Consultant to Inspect Defect on Metro Line

The saga of Saigon's first metro line continues.

in Roundups

500k Trees for HCMC, US$10b Phone Exports and Trade Surplus

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: Vaccinations Start Today, Bus Ads Halted and Jump in Digital Inclusion Rankings

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 Introduces Korean, German as Foreign Language Options of Public Syllabus

Students at public schools across Vietnam now have two more choices in the pool of foreign languages for their formal education.

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Morning Stories: Vietnam's Ultra-Rich, World Cup 2021 Qualifiers and Second Hanoi Airport

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Morning Stories: Vietnam Satellite Launch, Big C Rebrands and Cryptocurrency Framework

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Morning Stories: Vaccination Campaign Launches, Vinfast Plans US Factory and 33,000 VN Enterprises Dissolved in 2021

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Saigon Vows to Tackle Rampant Noise Pollution Caused by Karaoke

Is there an end to Saigon’s scourge of non-consensual public karaoke sessions?

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Morning Stories: VN Climbs Global Soft Power Rankings, "Ghost Projects” and Random Covid Testing

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Weekend Stories: $5,000 per capita GDP by 2025, Girl Survives 12 Story Fall and 100 Bridges for Hai Phong

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Saigon Reopens Schools, Cinemas, Tourist Sites, but Not Bars or Gyms

Are you looking forward to hitting cinemas again?

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Morning Stories: Tiny Houses Axed, VN to Lead SE Asia in Growth and Stock Market Overload

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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Schools to Reopen Monday as Saigon Hits 14 Days Without New Covid-19 Cases

On March 1, Saigon students can once again return to school.