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Saigon Amps up Efforts to Promote Trash Sorting, Recycling

Individuals and businesses who do not separate inorganic and organic rubbish by 2020 can be fined up to VND15-20 million (US$645-860). 

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Car Careens Into Motorbikes in D7, Killing One While Driver Flees Scene

Driver Tran Van Hoang might face up to fifteen years for killing one motorbike driver and seriously injuring four others.

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Busy Bookaholics, Behold Saigon's First-Ever Book Vending Machine

The vending machine is located at Sense Market underneath September 23 Park.

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Saigon's Bus Station Projects Lag Behind Due to Overlapping Plans, Limited Land

Many locations that are supposed to be used for building new bus stations are being appropriated for other uses.

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Due to Climate Change, 17% of Saigon Will Be Completely Submerged by 2100

The effects of climate change mean that in less than 80 years, 86.7% of Binh Thanh District will be underwater, while 26.6% of District 2 and 34.5% of Hoc Mon will be permanently flooded.

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Saigon to Introduce Food Safety Stickers for Street Food Stalls

The city's Food Safety Management Authority has also issued 10 criteria for evaluating street vendors' food safety.

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Saigon to Open Night Food Street on Bach Dang Wharf

Since 2015, Saigon authorities have been prohibiting hydrofoils and restaurant boats to anchor at Bach Dang Wharf to pave way for the area's renovation and upgrade.

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Inebriated Saigon Driver Rams BMW Into Motorbikes, Killing One and Injuring 7 Others

While most Saigoneers were sound asleep on Sunday night, a tragic accident occurred near the Hang Xanh Intersection in Binh Thanh District, killing one and injuring others.

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One of Saigon's Oldest Supermarkets Closes This Month. Saigoneers Are Heartbroken.

After news broke that supermarket chain Co.opmart will shut down its Dinh Tien Hoang outlet, Saigon’s cybersphere witnessed an outpouring of grief and nostalgia over the impending closure.

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Orange Truck Breaks Scaffold in Front of Thu Thiem Tunnel, Causes Massive Traffic Jams

If your commute this morning was a nightmare, blame oranges.

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Saigon Moves Forward With $243m Project to Build 3 Hospitals in Thu Duc, Cu Chi, Hoc Mon

The facilities are expected to be completed by 2023.

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