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Uniqlo's First Store in Vietnam Will Be at Parkson Saigon Tourist Plaza

After a year of waiting, fast-fashion fans in Vietnam will be able to purchase Uniqlo products in a flagship outlet in the very near future.

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Binh Tan Is Saigon's Most Populous District While Can Gio Is the Least: New Census

The Population and Housing Census is conducted every 10 years.

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Saigon Adds Real-Time Traffic, Flooding Updates to Zalo

Saigoneers who use the Zalo app will have access to visual data from hundreds of traffic cameras to make an informed decision on their traveling route in the city.

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Major Anti-Flood Upgrade of Nguyen Huu Canh Begins on October 5, Lasting 14 Months

Get ready, anyone who has to commute through Binh Thanh District.

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Saigon Adds 16 Old Villas in District 1, 3 to List to Be Preserved

After more than a year of work, Saigon authorities have finished assessing the preservation status of 86 old villas within the bounds of the city, though the classification process is still ongoing.

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Saigon Welcomes 6.2m International Tourists in First 9 Months of 2019

Compared to the same period last year, the city saw a 14.3% increase in international visitors.

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Is Saigon's Haze the Result of Forest Fires in Indonesia?

In Saigon is quite literally hard to breathe these days.

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Saigon Seeks Foreign Expertise to Preserve Dinh Thuong Tho After Public Backlash

The building, located at 59-61 Ly Tu Trong Street, has long been listed for demolition to pave way for a renovation plan. 

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Saigon Tightens Regulation of School Buses After Hanoi Student Dies of Neglect

The move follows two cases, one of which was fatal, of children being abandoned in school buses in northern Vietnam. 

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Saigon Food Safety Authority Urges Residents to Stop Eating Dog Meat

The municipal Food Safety Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City has recommended that Saigoneers stop eating dog meat for health and moral reasons.

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Current Public Transport Satisfies Less Than 10% of Saigon's Mobility Demand

The city is scrambling for ways to provide more and better public transportation options as traffic continues to worsen.

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Saigon Jumps 9 Places to 47th in Global Safe Cities Index

The southern metropolis landed in the 47th spot on the annual Safe Cities Index.

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Saigon's First Two Metro Lines Delayed Again

Exactly zero people will be shocked by the news.

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HCMC Cancels Parking Area Project Beneath Le Van Tam Park

The project has been stalled for 10 years.

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Truck Drivers, Deprived of Rest Stations, Turn Highway Shoulder Into Napping Spot

Long-haul truck drivers on the HCMC-Trung Luong Expressway have taken to pulling over on the hard shoulder overnight to take naps, posing danger to passing motorists.

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Saigon Mulls Establishing Public Bicycle Project in District 1

Will Saigoneers switch to bicycles for their daily commute?

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VNA Gifts Round-Trip Tickets to Japanese Tourist Swindled by Xích Lô Driver

Oki Toshiyuki, an 83-year-old Japanese tourist, was charged VND2.9 million for an approximately two-kilometer ride.

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Saigon to Tighten Traffic Law Enforcement on Foreign Drivers From August

Instead of just giving warnings and admonition, police will start applying punishments for foreign traffic violators starting August 16.

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Saigon to Remove Single-Use Plastic Items in Government Agencies

Saigon authorities are moving forward with measures to minimize plastic usage in government functions.

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Saigon Prepares Public Ferry Route From Can Gio to Vung Tau

The route will help ease overcrowded roads connecting the city via its outlying island to the popular beach destination.