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Saigon Registers 900 New Vehicles Everyday

In the last few months, Saigon's traffic has gone from bad to worse. These days, you might as well stay put when 5pm hits, as congestion on the city streets has become near unbearable. But while local...

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[Video] Car Careens Through D3 Intersection, Hits 3, Bursts Into Flames

Though we occasionally find humor in Saigon's colorful and chaotic traffic, sometimes there's nothing funny about it. Take, for instance, that time a truck sped into an intersection full of idling veh...

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People Are Dumping Up to 14 Tons of Trash in Saigon Canals Everyday

Over the last decade, Saigon's Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal has undergone a serious transformation.

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Saigon Finally Launches Advertising on City Buses

Saigon's city buses will soon be getting a makeover, as city officials have approved the sale of advertising space on public buses.

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Barge Hits Binh Loi Bridge, Ruins Train Travel for Everyone

Train travelers heading to and from Saigon found themselves stranded on Sunday after a barge struck the Binh Loi Bridge, damaging its railroad tracks.

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Saigon Police are Removing All Ghost Bikes From the Streets

Saigon's army of xe cà tàng, also known as ghost bikes, will soon disappear from the city streets if local police have anything to say about it.

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Saigon to Cut Water Supply for 8 Hours This Weekend

It's shaping up to be a shower-free weekend, as Saigon plans to cut its water supply to six entire districts as well as parts of nine others this coming Saturday.

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A Foreign Company Just Paid $35m for This Stunning French Colonial Villa

In a city full of new infrastructure and building developments, the ever-changing urban landscape of Saigon is unpredictable at best. Things are happening so fast that we at Saigoneer have an entire s...

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Flooding Could Force Shutdown of Tan Son Nhat

Saigon's recent flooding may cause Tan Son Nhat International Airport to temporarily shut down in rainy weather.

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[Photos] This Colonial-Era Water Tower Is About To Collapse

Following the sudden collapse of a 110-year-old colonial villa in Hanoi a few weeks back, authorities and residents alike are giving Vietnam's historical buildings a closer look.

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The Saigon Post Office May Soon Get Its Own Coffee Shop

After a few false starts and several coats of paint earlier this year, the 130-year-old Saigon Post Office may soon receive a brand-new addition to its surroundings.

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[Photos] Saigon Choked by Poisonous Smog

For the past three days, a blanket of smog has engulfed Saigon, resulting in not only poor visibility, but also potential health risks.

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Plan To Plant 100,000 Coconut Trees In Saigon Comes Under Fire

In an effort to spruce up the city's dazzling canals, Saigon may soon receive a brand new grove of coconut trees.

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[Video] Suspected Drunk Careens Truck Into D7 Intersection, Injuring Two

No matter how safe you are as a driver, accidents can still happen – even when you're standing still.

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Saigon Is Getting Some Flashy New Bus Routes

Public transportation in Saigon may not be glamorous but it's about to get a little more convenient for local residents. From October 1, Saigon will launch two new bus routes, connecting both District...

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[Photos/Video] Saigon Floods Aren't Over Yet

After Tuesday evening's epic rainstorm (sort of) subsided, Saigon began its return to normal. Traffic jams dissipated, floodwaters receded and we all invested in a good raincoat or, at the very l...

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Another Plane Damaged After Stair Car Collision at Tan Son Nhat

If you think the streets of Saigon are dangerous, just be thankful you're not driving at the airport. In the latest of a series of vehicle collisions, a stair car drove into the left wing of a Jetstar...

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[Photos] Man Falls From Overpass After Bus Crashes Into Oncoming Traffic

A Phuong Trang (FUTA) bus crashed this morning on District 11's Cay Go overpass, injuring eight motorists after it crossed the median barrier and drove into oncoming traffic.

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Ben Thanh Market Is Getting Fancy Air Conditioned Toilets

The hot and muggy toilets at Ben Thanh Market will soon be a thing of the past as the city has ordered that air conditioners be installed to appease tourists.

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Saigon-Vung Tau Hydrofoil Service To Resume In November

Hydrofoil service between Saigon and Vung Tau will resume in November with a fleet of new boats.