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Saigon to Shutter Market, Food Court Underneath September 23 Park

Recently, the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee announced that private businesses are to be removed to reclaim and upgrade September 23 Park.

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Environment Department Wants Saigon to Use CCTV Cameras to Curb Public Urination, Littering

Already-installed closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras throughout the city will now be used to fine people who throw trash in the streets and urinate in public.

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Saigon Among Cities With Slowest Airport-to-City Transit in Asia: Report

Airport transfers are often made worse by traffic congestion and a lack of public transit services.

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Saigon Will Completely Overhaul Nguyen Huu Canh in November to Eliminate Flooding

Life is about to get tough for commuters on Nguyen Huu Canh Street.

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Saigon Set to Welcome Vietnam's First Apple Premium Reseller Next Week

The first Apple Premium Reseller store in Vietnam is set to open in Saigon on September 10.

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Minibuses That Run in Hẻms Might Be the Latest Transport Pilot Program in Saigon

Will there be room in Saigon’s hẻm system to fit small buses?

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Saigon to Remove Private Businesses to Reclaim, Upgrade September 23 Park

Private entities that are currently renting spaces in the park are to move out by April 30, 2019.

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Saigon Presents Detailed Proposal to Ban Motorbikes in Central Districts by 2030

A plan by Saigon authorities to make the city motorbike-free by 2030 is getting closer to becoming a reality.

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Vietnam Airlines Opens Vietnam's First Flight Simulator Complex in Saigon

The airline said the flight simulators will save them VND285 billion (US$12 million) on pilot training over ten years.

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Saigon Seeks $6.7m for Canal Dredging Project to Solve Tan Son Nhat's Flooding Threat

Tan Son Nhat's drainage systems consist of Hy Vong Canal, Nhat Ban Canal and A41 Canal.

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Saigon, Hanoi Among Most-Improved Cities in Liveability: Economist

The country's two largest cities were among the most improved in the world on the Global Liveability Index.

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Led by Doan Ngoc Hai, District 1 Dog-Catching Team Starts Removing Strays From Local Streets

On August 8, in coordination with the Ho Chi Minh City Veterinary Department, a dog inspection team started capturing stray dogs on the streets of District 1.

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Restrooms, Fountains, Food Stalls Among New Amenities Planned for Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Water fountains, multi-colored lights, drink vending machines, food stalls and more restrooms are planned for Saigon's popular pedestrian promenade.

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Saigon Pilots Taxi Stand Program With 5 Official Stops in D1

To address traffic congestion caused by slapdash passenger pick-ups, the city's Department of Transportation is establishing official taxi stands in central areas on a six-month trial basis.

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Former Carina Plaza Manager Arrested for Fire Safety Failures

Nearly half a year has passed since the fatal March 23 fire at the Carina Plaza apartment complex on Vo Van Kiet Street in District 8, and arrests are still being made as part of the investigation int...

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Saigon May Pilot Bus-Only Lanes on Vo Thi Sau, Dien Bien Phu

Dien Bien Phu and Vo Thi Sau streets have been suggested as testings grounds for the bus lane, as both one-way roads are prone to traffic congestion during rush hour.

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Leaked Photo of Couple Having Sex in CGV Theater Raises Privacy Concerns

A CGV representative confirmed that the photo was leaked by one of its staff.

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Saigon Ranks 5th Globally in Tourism Potential: Travel Website

Saigon’s tourist arrivals will almost double by 2025, according to a UK tour website.

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[Photos] The Retail Section of Vietnam's Tallest Building, Landmark 81, Is Now Open

The retail section of Landmark 81, Vietnam's tallest building, opened last Thursday, July 26.

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Sofa Workshop in Tan Phu Destroyed in Fire on Sunday

On Sunday morning, residents in Tan Phu District were frightened to discover that their neighborhood was englufed in smoke.