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Saigon Seeks Foreign Expertise to Preserve Dinh Thuong Tho After Public Backlash

The building, located at 59-61 Ly Tu Trong Street, has long been listed for demolition to pave way for a renovation plan. 

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Saigon Tightens Regulation of School Buses After Hanoi Student Dies of Neglect

The move follows two cases, one of which was fatal, of children being abandoned in school buses in northern Vietnam. 

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Saigon Food Safety Authority Urges Residents to Stop Eating Dog Meat

The municipal Food Safety Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City has recommended that Saigoneers stop eating dog meat for health and moral reasons.

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Current Public Transport Satisfies Less Than 10% of Saigon's Mobility Demand

The city is scrambling for ways to provide more and better public transportation options as traffic continues to worsen.

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Saigon Jumps 9 Places to 47th in Global Safe Cities Index

The southern metropolis landed in the 47th spot on the annual Safe Cities Index.

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Saigon's First Two Metro Lines Delayed Again

Exactly zero people will be shocked by the news.

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HCMC Cancels Parking Area Project Beneath Le Van Tam Park

The project has been stalled for 10 years.

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Truck Drivers, Deprived of Rest Stations, Turn Highway Shoulder Into Napping Spot

Long-haul truck drivers on the HCMC-Trung Luong Expressway have taken to pulling over on the hard shoulder overnight to take naps, posing danger to passing motorists.

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Saigon Mulls Establishing Public Bicycle Project in District 1

Will Saigoneers switch to bicycles for their daily commute?

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VNA Gifts Round-Trip Tickets to Japanese Tourist Swindled by Xích Lô Driver

Oki Toshiyuki, an 83-year-old Japanese tourist, was charged VND2.9 million for an approximately two-kilometer ride.

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Saigon to Tighten Traffic Law Enforcement on Foreign Drivers From August

Instead of just giving warnings and admonition, police will start applying punishments for foreign traffic violators starting August 16.

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