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[Photos] Saigon Swims in Citywide 'Pool' After Weekend Downpours

If’s officially time for the rainy season in Vietnam or, as we say in Saigon, flooding season.

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D1 Vice Chairman Doan Ngoc Hai Has Officially Rescinded His Resignation

Who would have thought?

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Face-off With Armed Bike Thieves Sees 2 Saigon Street Vigilantes Fatally Wounded

Life as a night vigilante in Saigon is much less glamorous than that of a Marvel superhero, but so much more dangerous.

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Saigon Aims to Attract 1.5m Chinese Tourists Annually by 2020

The government has set a goal of hosting 1.5 million Chinese tourists by 2020, a three-fold increase.

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As Rainy Season Arrives, Saigon Major Flood Barrier Project Stalls

Work has halted on a massive US$440 million drainage system aimed to control tidal flooding that impacts 6.5 million residents in a 570-square-kilometer area in and around south Saigon.

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Saigon Puts City Hall Expansion Design up for Public Feedback

Saigon's city planners have displayed a design for an extension to the city's iconic People's Committee building for public feedback.

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Saigon Might Put Underground Towns Beneath D1, Thu Thiem

City officials insist that underground expansions are necessary because the city is developing its metro network.

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D4 Seafood Paradise Vinh Khanh Is Now an Official Saigon Food Street

District 4’s nhậu neighborhood has been turned into an official food street by Saigon authorities.

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Saigon Moves Away From Bars in Future Bui Vien Tourism Plans

Local officials believe the future of the Bui Vien Walking Street rests in appealing to tourists via new shops and novel experiences, as opposed to drinking.

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Saigon to Auction off 'Ghost Tower' at Starting Price of $286m

Will Saigon’s notorious “ghost tower” escape its doomed destiny?

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Saigon Moves Forward With Plan to Expand Tan Son Nhat Southward

In short, Tan Son Nhat International Airport will add another terminal to the south the existing terminals, but not build another runway.

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