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Saigon Stops Issuing Permits to New High-Rise Projects in Downtown

From now until 2020, the city will not issue any permits for new high-rise projects in District 1 and 3.

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Lotte Cinema Fined $1,100 After Photo of Maggot-Filled Drink Dispenser Surfaced Online

The photo was mistakenly posted on Lotte's public Facebook fan page and then removed.

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As Young Job-Seekers Prefer Better Jobs, Saigon Faces Shortage of Manual Labor Workers

Some Saigon-based companies are struggling to find highly skilled manual workers.

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Saigon Suspends Popular Anatomy Exhibition, Citing Numerous 'Dishonest' Practices

Citing “dishonest” practices by the show’s promoter, the city suspended the display of plastinated body parts.

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Phu My Hung's Perpetual Stink Is Due to Climate Change and Season-Related Factors: Official

The head of Ho Chi Minh City’s environment agency said that climate change and seasonal weather patterns spread Da Phuoc Landfill’s stink to surrounding areas.

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Saigon to Set Aside 10,000 Apartments for Relocated Residents

According to a draft plan by the municipal construction department, Saigon will allocate 10,000 social housing apartments to residents who will be relocated under planned urban development efforts from now until 2020.

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After 4 Months, Saigon Finishes 2nd Tunnel for Metro Line 1

A second section of a tunnel for Saigon's first metro line was recently completed, flipping a new page in the development of the system.

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In 2017, Saigon Welcomes More Tourists Who Stay Longer, Spend More

Saigon experienced a 22.8% increase in foreign tourists over the last year.

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Can Gio Reserve Shuts Down Cruel Monkey Circus Following International Outcry

Following an international outcry that began in 2016, the UNESCO biosphere reserve recently closed the show.

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Saigon Aims to Treat 90% of Wastewater by 2020

The efforts would be a vast improvement over the current 24%.

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After Street Vendors, Fire Safety Hazards, Doan Ngoc Hai Turns His Target to Illegal Fishers

Vice Chairman Doan Ngoc Hai: sidewalk crusader, fire safety protector and now, aquaculture ally.

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