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Saigon to Remove Tan Son Nhat Golf Course to Make Room for Airport Expansion

The Tan Son Nhat Airport golf course will close to make room for a planned hangar and terminal expansion while a District 2 course has become an urban space. 

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Saigon Schools to Install CCTV Cameras to Combat Child Abuse

About 315 cameras will be placed in local kindergartens in response to concerns that teachers are abusing students.

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Saigon Zoo Welcomes Adorable New Baby Giraffe

The Saigon Zoo’s giraffe household recently welcomed another family member.

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New Luxury Bus Service Will Run From Tan Son Nhat Airport to Vung Tau

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee recently commissioned the transport department to introduce the new bus route.

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Saigon Introduces New Buses With CCTV Cameras in Effort to Reduce Sexual Harassment

In an effort to raise awareness of sexual harassment on public transport in Saigon, the city’s transport department has launched a new fleet of buses with better surveillance equipment.

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Saigon to Allocate $30m to Preserve, Renovate Local Cultural Heritage Sites

The city is also looking into commodifying more historical sites for tourism development.

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Typhoon Usagi Causes Longest, Heaviest Rain and Worst Flood in Saigon History

After more than a day of unrelenting rain, Typhoon Usagi has reduced Saigon to a waterlogged town.

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Gas Tank Truck Catches On Fire, Kills 6 In Binh Phuoc

Early this morning, while traveling down National Route 13, a gas tank truck crashed into a three-wheeled motorbike cart, which caused the truck to tip over and catch on fire.

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Saigon Heat Overcome Early Butterflies, Outduel Knights in Season Debut

A tight game knotted 80-80, seemingly headed for overtime. The Saigon crowd is biting their nails as their two top scorers have just fouled out. And Vietnamese-American star Justin Young launches a fi...

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Saigon Amps up Efforts to Promote Trash Sorting, Recycling

Individuals and businesses who do not separate inorganic and organic rubbish by 2020 can be fined up to VND15-20 million (US$645-860). 

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Car Careens Into Motorbikes in D7, Killing One While Driver Flees Scene

Driver Tran Van Hoang might face up to fifteen years for killing one motorbike driver and seriously injuring four others.

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Busy Bookaholics, Behold Saigon's First-Ever Book Vending Machine

The vending machine is located at Sense Market underneath September 23 Park.

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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.