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After Much Delay, New Eastern Bus Station to Begin Service in April

The new Mien Dong, or Eastern, Bus Station is finally scheduled for service.

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Tourist Bookings in Saigon Drop by 50% Post-Tet Due to Covid-19

Since the Tet holiday, tourism has fallen by 50% compared to the same period last year because of fears related to the coronavirus. 

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Saigon Retail Sales, Service Revenue Surges by 11.2% in January Thanks to Tet

What did you spend money on in January?

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Saigon Opens 300-Bed Field Hospital to Prepare for Coronavirus Outbreak

It is located in suburban Cu Chi District.

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Saigon Tet Book Festival Rakes in VND3.6bn, 28.5% More Than Last Year

The Book Street Festival was open for Tet from January 22 to 28.

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2,000 Street Cleaners to Work Through Tet to Collect Saigon's Holiday Trash

Many Saigoneers will celebrate Tet by returning home, traveling to an exotic corner of the globe, or simply breathing in enormous lungfuls of the fresh air of a city with millions fewer residents.

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Saigon Moves Ahead With Plan to Evaluate Motorbike Emission

Authorities received the green light to test and study motorbike emissions in an attempt to improve air quality.

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HCMC to Launch Open-Top Sightseeing Bus Service for Tourists

From January 15, these buses will start operating in Districts 1 and 3.

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Muji Will Open in Vietnam Within the Next 2 Months, Real Estate Consultancy Says

While some Saigoneers are probably still recovering from the opening of Vietnam's first Uniqlo last month, they'll now need to ready their wallets for the arrival of another popular Japanese retailer....

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Saigon to Restore Square in Front of Opera House After Years Under Construction

The area has been fenced off for six years to make way for the construction of the metro.

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Old Motorbikes Are the New Target of Saigon's Plan to Reduce Air Pollution

City officials hope to get a pilot program to regulate vehicle emissions off the ground in January 2020.

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Saigon Breaks Ground on First Recycling Plant for Industrial Waste

The plant will be built on a 17-hectare plot in the Da Phuoc Solid Waste Treatment Complex in Binh Chanh District.

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HCMC to Submit Proposal to Keep More Yearly Income for Internal Use

Currently, Saigon is allowed to keep 18% of its yearly revenue. The rest of the money goes to the state budget managed by the Central Committee.

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Vietnam's First Uniqlo, Southeast Asia's 2nd-Largest, Opens in Saigon

After years of anticipation, fashion fans in Vietnam were finally able to set foot in the country’s Uniqlo flagship outlet.

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A Park Hang-Seo Street Sign Popped up in Saigon and Was Quickly Removed

Have you ever loved someone so intensely that you want to name a street after them?

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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.