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Saigon to Launch High-Speed Boat to Con Dao Island This Year

The trip from District 1 to the island will take less than five hours and begin service this April.

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You Can Now Pump Your Own Gas at 11 Filling Stations in Saigon

The service underwent a 15-day pilot period before being officially rolled out.

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Aviation Authorities Present New Proposal for 3rd Terminal at Tan Son Nhat

The Airports Corporations of Vietnam (ACV) recently submitted their proposal for a third terminal at Tan Son Nhat Airport to the Ministry of Transport.

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Saigon Plans to Have 50 New Supermarkets, 2,000 Convenience Stores by 2025

Could the introduction of more supermarkets improve Saigon’s food hygiene and safety?

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Saigon Will Spend Over $11m to Fix 34 Old Apartments in D5: Official

Exposed electric wires flirting with leaking water, busted pipes and pumps; cracked ceilings, chipped stairs and steel beams poking through walls the way a femur punctures skin after a grisly accident...

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Saigoneers Spend VND270,000 Monthly on Snacks, Coffee and Milk Tea: Report

A new report has found that Saigoneers spend an average of US$12 each month to eat out.

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Saigon to Ban Disruptive Digging on 88 Major Streets in 2019

Starting in 2019, Ho Chi Minh City authorities will require all underground work be done without tearing up massive sections of streets.

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Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral Renovation Project to Extend to 2023

Saigoneers will have to say goodbye to Notre Dame Cathedral for three more years.

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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.