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After Hanoi, Saigon Might Get Double-Decker Bus Tour

Following on the heels of a similar project in Hanoi, Saigon officials intend to pilot a trial open-top double-decker bus tour around Saigon’s downtown.

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Saigon to Expand Smart Card Payment Trial to 8 More Bus Routes

On March 8, Ho Chi Minh City inaugurated a pilot program for smart bus cards.

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Ride-Hailling Apps Draw Commuters Away From Saigon Buses, Report Says

Bus ridership has plummeted in Saigon, but are ride-share apps to blame?

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Saigon Inks 7-Year Contract to Use 'Super Pump' to Drain Nguyen Huu Canh

The smart pump system was designed by the Quang Trung Industry Group.

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Saigon Mulls 'Luxury Tax' on Mobile Phones, Tax Cuts for Middle Class

Along with cameras, cosmetics, perfumes, spa services and gaming, Saigon aims to up revenue by increasing the taxes collected on cell phones.

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Saigon's Energy Usage Reaches 10-Year High Due to Unprecedented Heat

After two years of relative consistency, unceasing sunlight in 2019 and subsequent household energy use have led to an 8.3% increase in energy prices since March 20.

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How Will Saigon Metro Line 1 Connect With Existing Bus, Water Transport Networks?

While Saigon’s first-ever metro project is inching slowly towards the finish line, city transportation officials are devising plans to integrate the upcoming urban railway into existing public transport infrastructure.

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Saigon Pours $347m More Into Flood-Reduction Projects Across City

Saigon is going all out to make sure citywide floods like those is 2015 and 2016 won't be a common occurrence.

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Saigon Is the Most Expensive City in Vietnam to Live, Statistics Show

Followed closely by Hanoi and Da Nang, the southern stronghold took the top spot due in large part to high tuition fees.

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Financial Woes Haunt Saigon Public Transport as Bus Ads Attract Zero Interest

Advertising on buses is falling out of favor in the eyes of Saigon’s advertisers.

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Saigon to Remove Makeshift Co Giang Market After 25 Years in Operation

Nearly 350 vendors face an uncertain future as authorities plan to close the impromptu wet market.

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