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[Photos] Bui Vien Walking Street Makes Its Debut

Yesterday evening, crowds gathered along District 1’s Bui Vien Street for the grand opening of Saigon’s second pedestrian-only zone.

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[Photos] Saigon Finally Has River Buses, But They're Not Taking Passengers Yet

Saigon’s river buses are finally here, but it may be a couple of months until city dwellers can actually traverse local rivers by boat.

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Saigon's Official Population Hits 13m: Mayor

If Saigon seems especially crowded these days, there's a good reason why, as the city's population has officially reached 13 million people.

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It's Official: H&M to Launch Saigon Flagship Store This September

Fast-fashion fans rejoice: Saigon’s first H&M store has revealed its official launch date.

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Work on Overpass Near Tan Son Nhat Delayed Due to Safety Concerns

Saigon officials have decided to suspend construction work on an overpass near Tan Son Nhat International Airport, extending traffic woes for residents and commuters near the congestion hotspot.

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Saigon Book Street Visitors Struggle After Doan Ngoc Hai Shuts Down Nearby Parking Lots

Two parking lots serving Saigon’s Nguyen Van Binh Book Street are the latest collateral damage of District 1’s ongoing sidewalk-clearing crusade.

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Khanhcasa Teahouse Owner Under Fire for Slapping Salesperson in the Face

Saigon’s coffee-maker market has never witnessed a scandal so riveting.

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Land Prices Near Pedestrian-Only Areas in Saigon and Hanoi Boom

Newly opened and planned pedestrian streets in Hanoi and Saigon have sent land prices in these areas through the roof.

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Saigon to Be 2nd Fastest-Growing City Economy in Asia by 2021

Saigon is predicted to achieve 8% annual growth over the next five years, becoming the second-fastest growing urban economy in Asia during that period.

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Ministry of Defense Ready to Act on Central Government Decision on Tan Son Nhat Golf Course

In a recent meeting on land use around and within the parameters of Tan Son Nhat International Airport, defense authorities shared that the military will stop lending out airport land for new projects.

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100,000 Workers at Saigon Industrial Zones to Get Free WiFi by 2019

Workers at Saigon’s industrial zones can look forward to free WiFi access in the near future thanks to a new program.

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