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Saigon's Bus Station Projects Lag Behind Due to Overlapping Plans, Limited Land

Many locations that are supposed to be used for building new bus stations are being appropriated for other uses.

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Saigon to Introduce Food Safety Stickers for Street Food Stalls

The city's Food Safety Management Authority has also issued 10 criteria for evaluating street vendors' food safety.

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Saigon to Open Night Food Street on Bach Dang Wharf

Since 2015, Saigon authorities have been prohibiting hydrofoils and restaurant boats to anchor at Bach Dang Wharf to pave way for the area's renovation and upgrade.

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Inebriated Saigon Driver Rams BMW Into Motorbikes, Killing One and Injuring 7 Others

While most Saigoneers were sound asleep on Sunday night, a tragic accident occurred near the Hang Xanh Intersection in Binh Thanh District, killing one and injuring others.

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One of Saigon's Oldest Supermarkets Closes This Month. Saigoneers Are Heartbroken.

After news broke that supermarket chain Co.opmart will shut down its Dinh Tien Hoang outlet, Saigon’s cybersphere witnessed an outpouring of grief and nostalgia over the impending closure.

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Orange Truck Breaks Scaffold in Front of Thu Thiem Tunnel, Causes Massive Traffic Jams

If your commute this morning was a nightmare, blame oranges.

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Saigon Moves Forward With $243m Project to Build 3 Hospitals in Thu Duc, Cu Chi, Hoc Mon

The facilities are expected to be completed by 2023.

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After a Two-Year Renovation Project, Binh Tay Market Will Reopen Next Month

After months of operating in sub-optimal conditions, vendors and customers of Binh Tay Market are finally allowed to move back in.

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Saigon Will Spend $4bn on New Roads, Bridges in Hopes of Curbing Traffic Congestion

By 2020, 82 mostly state-funded projects will add nearly 190 kilometers of roads and 39 bridges to the southern metropolis.

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Saigon Unveils Plan for a New Opera House in D2, the City's Largest to Date

If things go according to plans, Saigon’s Thu Thiem New Urban Area will get a brand-new performing arts center within the next four years.

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4 American Passengers Caught Trying to Smuggle 250 New iPhones Into Saigon

All the smuggled iPhones are Apple's newest XS model.

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Saigon Needs Smart Cards for Public Transport Instead of Single-Use Tickets: Experts

Could a single contactless card allow riders access to bus, water taxi, tram, monorail and metro routes?

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Saigon Moves Ahead With Plans to Build 3rd Terminal for Tan Son Nhat

The approved plan calls for the creation of a new terminal, expanded airplane parking and widened roads. 

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Saigon Proposes Major Walking Street Project Linking Ba Son, Nguyen Hue, Ben Thanh

Yay or nay?

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Saigoneers Prefer Vietnam's Paper Lanterns Over Chinese Ones. Artisans Can Barely Keep Up.

In recent years, locally produced paper lanterns have slowly taken back the mid-autumn market from their Chinese counterparts.

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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.