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Research Reveals High Rates of Drunk Driving, Low Seat Belt Use in Saigon

High rates of intoxicated driving, improperly worn helmets and not using seat belts are amongst the worrying results of a recently released survey of Saigon drivers. 

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[Photos] Saigon Unveils Design of Nguyen Hue Flower Street for Year of the Mouse

Lo and behold.

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Saigon to Hold Nightly Music, Light Shows on Nguyen Hue Walking Street

To add to the hustle and bustle of downtown Saigon, a new water spectacle was recently announced.

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A Student Was Punished for Insulting BTS Online. Now the School Is in Trouble.

He must really hate K-pop.

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Saigon Pilots Park-and-Ride Scheme at Ham Nghi Central Bus Terminal

Authorities hope the parking facility will increase convenience for bus riders.

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Saigon to Focus Restoration Efforts on 5 Severely Polluted Drainage Canals

The municipal People’s Committee said recently that it would focus on the restoration of five canals that comprise the city’s drainage system.

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Site Clearance for Saigon Metro Line 2 Expected to Finish in June 2020

While progress on Saigon’s first metro line is somewhat nearing the finish line, the city’s second line is undergoing site clearance.

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Saigon Proposes Forming Special Police Force to Protect Children Against Abuse

The proposal is one of the conclusions drawn by the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee in their latest report on child protection legal policies.

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HCMC Wants to Restrict Groundwater Extraction to Curb Subsidence

According to authorities, over-extraction of underground water sources is one of the main driving forces behind land subsidence and water pollution.

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Uniqlo's First Store in Vietnam Will Be at Parkson Saigon Tourist Plaza

After a year of waiting, fast-fashion fans in Vietnam will be able to purchase Uniqlo products in a flagship outlet in the very near future.

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Binh Tan Is Saigon's Most Populous District While Can Gio Is the Least: New Census

The Population and Housing Census is conducted every 10 years.

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Saigon Adds Real-Time Traffic, Flooding Updates to Zalo

Saigoneers who use the Zalo app will have access to visual data from hundreds of traffic cameras to make an informed decision on their traveling route in the city.

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Major Anti-Flood Upgrade of Nguyen Huu Canh Begins on October 5, Lasting 14 Months

Get ready, anyone who has to commute through Binh Thanh District.

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Saigon Adds 16 Old Villas in District 1, 3 to List to Be Preserved

After more than a year of work, Saigon authorities have finished assessing the preservation status of 86 old villas within the bounds of the city, though the classification process is still ongoing.

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Saigon Welcomes 6.2m International Tourists in First 9 Months of 2019

Compared to the same period last year, the city saw a 14.3% increase in international visitors.

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Is Saigon's Haze the Result of Forest Fires in Indonesia?

In Saigon is quite literally hard to breathe these days.

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Saigon Seeks Foreign Expertise to Preserve Dinh Thuong Tho After Public Backlash

The building, located at 59-61 Ly Tu Trong Street, has long been listed for demolition to pave way for a renovation plan. 

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Saigon Tightens Regulation of School Buses After Hanoi Student Dies of Neglect

The move follows two cases, one of which was fatal, of children being abandoned in school buses in northern Vietnam. 

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Saigon Food Safety Authority Urges Residents to Stop Eating Dog Meat

The municipal Food Safety Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City has recommended that Saigoneers stop eating dog meat for health and moral reasons.

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Current Public Transport Satisfies Less Than 10% of Saigon's Mobility Demand

The city is scrambling for ways to provide more and better public transportation options as traffic continues to worsen.

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