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Saigon Begins Redesigning Park Project in Front of Opera House

When complete, the 1,300-square-meter area will feature trees, vegetation, grass and pathways for communal use.

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Tan Son Nhat to Close One Runway for Repairs Starting Next Month

One of the two runways at Saigon's international airport will be shut for six months so needed repairs can be performed, while a new terminal will be unveiled in three years. 

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Saigon Launches Citywide Tree Inspection After Falling Phượng Kills Student

In the near future, some students from Saigon’s public schools might witness the removal of their favorite canopy trees.

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PM Endorses Plan to Merge 3 Saigon Districts Into New 'Silicon Valley' Town

The ambitious initiative is part of the city's desire to create the so-called "Vietnam's Silicon Valley."

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Saigon Quarantines Woman Who Entered Vietnam Illegally From Cambodia

While Vietnam currently has a firm grasp on curbing COVID-19 spread via air travel, its land borders remain a high-risk link in the country’s epidemic response.

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Tan Son Nhat Plans $85m Upgrade to Runway to Serve Larger Aircraft

The project will cost over US$85 million.

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As Metro Line 1 Nears Completion, Saigon Moves Forward With Plans for Line 3A

The 20-kilometer-long Metro Line 3A would run from Ben Thanh Station in District 1 to Tan Kien Ward in Binh Chanh District.

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Work Begins on Nguyen Van Linh-Nguyen Huu Tho Intersection Upgrade

A major project is underway to relieve congestion at a notorious traffic hotspot in Saigon.

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Saigon Announces Design Contest for D2's $64m Opera House Project

The massive 1,700-seat theater is estimated to cost VND1.5 trillion (US$64 million).

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It's Official: Saigon Public Schools to Reopen Starting From Next Week

Masks have played a prominent role in Vietnam's fight against the spread of COVID-19, and will continue to do so moving into the new normal.

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First Floor of Opera House Metro Station Completed Ahead of Schedule

At long last, visible progress on the underground section of Saigon's first metro line has appeared.

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The Social Distancing Order Is Relaxed. What Happens Next for Saigon?

As of midnight earlier today, all localities in Vietnam, including areas previously deemed high-risk like Saigon and Hanoi, can relax some social distancing restrictions imposed to curb the spread of ...

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Air Pollution in Saigon, Hanoi Reduces Noticeably During Social Distancing Period

In addition to allowing people to finish all of their puzzles and amass Animal Crossing playing time, Vietnam's social distancing campaign has led to air quality improvements in major cities.

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[Photos] The Joy and Heady Rush of Getting Caught in Saigon's Off-Season Rain

Right in the middle of the sweat-drenched, sun-singed, punishing April heat, Saigon welcomes the season’s rare showers with open arms.

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[Photos] An Empty District 1 Waits for Its Crowds to Return

Have you ever wondered what District 1 might look like after the apocalypse?

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Saigon Orders Closure of Restaurants, Gyms, Barbershops Until End of March

Due to the escalating risk of community transmission, Saigon authorities just decided to shut down more venues to curb the spread of Covid-19.

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Uniqlo Is Planning to Open Its 2nd Store in Saigon This Year

Uniqlo Vietnam is reportedly planning a second outlet in Saigon, an abrupt move that comes as a surprise during a time when local shoppers are wary of being out in public places.

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Saigon Will Use CCTV to Catch Illegal Parking on 14 Streets Starting Today

As of now, cameras to monitor illegal parking have been installed on 14 streets.

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Saigon Proposes 50% Tax Cut for Tourism Businesses to Cushion Covid-19 Slump

The coronavirus epidemic has had a major impact on tourism-related industries in Vietnam. 

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Saigon Extends School Shutdown by 1 Week for Grade 12, 2 Weeks for Others

Saigon authorities recently announced that students in public schools in the city will continue to stay at home for the first weeks of March.