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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: HCMC Lockdowns Lifted, Bus Explosion and VinBrain

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: Metro Line No. 5, Hanoi Schools to Reopen and Trade Surplus

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Morning Stories: Electric Busses for Hanoi, Public Beach and Steady Growth Prospects

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 to Retest All Foreign Experts Arriving This Year for Covid-19

Officials have not announced any cut-off date of arrival for those to be tested.

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Weekend Stories: Property Market Recovering, Street Art Festival and Renewable Energy

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: Personal Data Fines, Tax Delays and Bridge Blocked for Photoshooting

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Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line Completion Delayed to 2022

Who could've seen this coming?

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Morning Stories: Automated Covid Tests, Grandmaster Chess Tournament and Illegal Border Crossings

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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Provinces Announce Post-Tet Covid-19 Regulations

With Tet ending, health officials are taking steps to ensure that COVID-19 doesn't spread beyond the current hotspots in Vietnam.

in Asia

Uniqlo Parent Company Becomes World's Most Valuable Fashion Retailer

Although still lagging behind Zara's parent company, Inditex, in revenue and profits, Fast Retailing, the parent company of Uniqlo, hit a higher market capitalization this week.

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Morning Stories: Broken Internet Cable, Personal Data Protection Decree and First Vaccine Doses

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Morning Stories: HCMC Closes 'Non-Essential' Businesses, Da Lat Traffic Lights and Carbon Credits

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No Tân Sơn Nhất Lockdown Despite 24 New Covid Cases Today

The new suspected cases are linked to Tân Sơn Nhất baggage handlers.

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Weekend Stories: Fireworks Canceled, Massive Solar Project and 1bn New Trees

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Morning Stories: Thu Duc City Online, Long Thanh Compensation and HCMC Covid Testing

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Tourism Ministry to Pursue World Heritage Status for Cat Ba

It would be Vietnam's ninth UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Morning Stories: Hanoi Fireworks Scrapped, Q1 Vaccines and Rice Prices Surge

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Shift to Cargo Shipping Helped VietJet Turn a Profit in 2020

With a profit of VND70 billion (US$3 million), it is one of the only airlines in the world to not reduce its workforce and remain profitable last year. 

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Morning Stories: Covid Testing Capacity Lacking, Vingroup Revenue and Bluezone Popular Again

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Morning Stories: Vietjet Turns a Profit, Festivals Suspended and Myanmar Coup

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...