Saigon's Annual Per Capita Income to Reach $9,800 by 2020: Official

Saigon’s impressive economic growth might help its residents achieve US$9,800 in average annual income soon.

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Defense Ministry to Hand Over Land Near Tan Son Nhat to City

The Ministry of National Defense is set to hand over an area of land adjacent to Tan Son Nhat International Airport in an effort to ease traffic congestion near the facility.

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New Rule Forces Doan Ngoc Hai to Get Approval From D1 Leaders Before Clearing Sidewalks

Bad news for Saigon’s Captain Sidewalk, Doan Ngoc Hai.

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Saigon Company Proposes Charging Cars to Enter Downtown Districts

Entering downtown Saigon might be much more expensive for car and truck drivers in the near future.

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Saigon Tourism Department Punished for Plan to Charge Tourists Daily Fee

Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Tourism is in hot water thanks to a new proposal that was quickly rejected by the municipal government.

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Saigon Begins Removing Trees Along Ton Duc Thang for Bridge Construction

Saigon recently started cutting down or relocating 258 trees on Ton Duc Thang Street to prepare for construction of a new bridge connecting District 1 and District 2.

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Binh Chanh Major Ammonia Leak Sees 4 Hospitalized, 1,300 Evacuated, Numerous Pets Killed

Earlier this week, a serious gas leak in Binh Chanh District wreaked havoc on the local community, causing an evacuation of some 1,300 people.

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Saigon to Undertake $8.8m Project to Dredge City 'Black Canals'

In an effort to improve the city’s drainage system, Saigon authorities recently greenlit a project to revamp the canals in various peripheral districts.

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Vinasun Drivers in Saigon Protest Uber, Grab With Inflammatory Bumper Stickers

Some drivers for local cab company Vinasun are protesting the presence of ride-hailing apps in the market with derogatory bumper stickers.

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Origin of Saigon’s Eggs and Poultry Now Traceable by App

Saigon shoppers can now access the origin information of eggs and poultry at local supermarkets by scanning a QR code printed on its packaging.

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Saigon Launches 2nd Official Street Food Venue in D1

Saigon’s second street food zone was opened recently near the Reunification Palace on Monday, following the success of the first licensed zone on Nguyen Van Chiem Street.

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