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10 Old Pictures of Workers in Saigon

As Vietnam's economy has become increasingly intertwined with the global free market over the past decade, some elements of Saigon's pre-war, western-oriented economy have reappeared - Factories around Saigon are in full swing and workers flock to office buildings every morning. And what better way to see these parallels than through old pictures?

For both industrial and commercial workers, their actual work probably hasn't changed a great deal but technology sure has (look at those massive 'computers').

Without further adieu, here are 10 pictures of workers in Saigon offices and factories - the salt of the earth (kinda).

[Photos via tommy japan]

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