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Leica Opens First Flagship Boutique in Saigon at Deutsches Haus Building

Now there are two official Leica boutiques in Vietnam.

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Saigon to Have First River Toll Booth Under New Binh Loi Railway Bridge

Once construction on Saigon’s Binh Loi Railway Bridge finishes, ships will be expected to pay a fee to pass beneath the new structure.

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Saigon Streets Are Not Flooded, Just Have 'Water Accumulation': Anti-Flood Agency

Pro tip: to solve life problems, avoid calling them by name and they will somehow disappear.

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Saigon Launches Major Initiative to Reduce Plastic Use in Local Markets

Saigon authorities have issued plans to multiple municipal departments in hopes of seeing a reduction in the use of plastic bags and products.

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Saigon Officials Aim to Launch Noise Pollution Response Teams

Can officials keep the city quiet? Can officials keep the city quiet?

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Dam Sen Park Stops Using Exotic Animals in Circus Shows Following Complaints

Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11 will stop featuring wild animals such as orangutans, elephants and bears in their circus performances.

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[Photos] Saigon Swims in Citywide 'Pool' After Weekend Downpours

If’s officially time for the rainy season in Vietnam or, as we say in Saigon, flooding season.

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D1 Vice Chairman Doan Ngoc Hai Has Officially Rescinded His Resignation

Who would have thought?

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Face-off With Armed Bike Thieves Sees 2 Saigon Street Vigilantes Fatally Wounded

Life as a night vigilante in Saigon is much less glamorous than that of a Marvel superhero, but so much more dangerous.

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Saigon Aims to Attract 1.5m Chinese Tourists Annually by 2020

The government has set a goal of hosting 1.5 million Chinese tourists by 2020, a three-fold increase.

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As Rainy Season Arrives, Saigon Major Flood Barrier Project Stalls

Work has halted on a massive US$440 million drainage system aimed to control tidal flooding that impacts 6.5 million residents in a 570-square-kilometer area in and around south Saigon.

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Saigon Puts City Hall Expansion Design up for Public Feedback

Saigon's city planners have displayed a design for an extension to the city's iconic People's Committee building for public feedback.

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Saigon Might Put Underground Towns Beneath D1, Thu Thiem

City officials insist that underground expansions are necessary because the city is developing its metro network.

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D4 Seafood Paradise Vinh Khanh Is Now an Official Saigon Food Street

District 4’s nhậu neighborhood has been turned into an official food street by Saigon authorities.

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Saigon Moves Away From Bars in Future Bui Vien Tourism Plans

Local officials believe the future of the Bui Vien Walking Street rests in appealing to tourists via new shops and novel experiences, as opposed to drinking.

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Saigon to Auction off 'Ghost Tower' at Starting Price of $286m

Will Saigon’s notorious “ghost tower” escape its doomed destiny?

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Saigon Moves Forward With Plan to Expand Tan Son Nhat Southward

In short, Tan Son Nhat International Airport will add another terminal to the south the existing terminals, but not build another runway.

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Doan Ngoc Hai Returns to Saigon Streets With Another Crusade, This Time Against Poor Fire Prevention

Will history repeat itself?

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HCMC Archbishop Impersonated by Scammers in Notre Dame Donation Fraud

The archdiocese at the Notre Dame Cathedral emphasizes that there is only one official call for donation to the cathedral’s renovation fund made by Father Bui Van Doc.

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Saigon Starts Seeking Investors for Metro Line 5

While Saigon’s first metro line is still very much under construction, municipal authorities are hoping to get the ball rolling on the city’s Metro Line 5.