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Google Maps Introduces Motorbike-Specific Navigation Mode in Vietnam

The feature was first developed in India.

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[Photos] New Saigon Coworking Community Brings Jungle Greenness Into Office Space

Working in an enclosed space can be stifling at times, which is why the architecture group G8A recognizes the need to reconnect with nature.

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When Work and Life Take up Most of Their Day, Saigoneers Turn to Night-Time Gym Sessions

Tight schedules and a hectic lifestyle don't prevent some young Saigoneers from getting in shape.

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Inside the Success of Hoi An's Program to Manage Waste, Reduce Plastic Use

Over half of the plastic pollution in the ocean comes from five countries, including Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia.

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[Photos] This Minimalist Da Lat House Catches Light Like Lungs Catch Air

This photographer's private home was designed around the trees in the abandoned nursery it was built on.

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In Vietnam's Nascent Anti-Plastic Movement, Straws Are the First to Go

Saigon needs real solutions for its plastic problems.

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Vietnam's First Autonomous Car Project Begins Pilot Phase

Yay or nay?

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[Photos] Sludge, Syringes and Toxic Chemicals: A Day in the Life of Saigon's Sewage Workers

Here is a series of images taken by photographer Thanh Nguyen, highlighting the underground and rarely seen work of sewage workers of Saigon.

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Coach Sau's 15 Years of Free Swimming Lessons for Mekong Delta Kids

For a country that’s half-surrounded by the ocean, it’s unfortunate that a large percentage of Vietnamese children still don’t know how to swim.

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Typing Vietnamese, Part 1: Language, Identity and Technology at a Crossroad

My first exposure to the computer traces back to my primary school years when computer classes were conducted once a week. In order to study computers, students had to migrate from their usual classrooms to a multimedia lab — an air-conditioned room filled with computers. Computer classes were generally more popular among us than most subjects thanks to that satisfying cool breeze and the delight of operating something one wasn't privileged with at home.

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[Photos] An Airy Vacation Home in Vinh Phuc

A combination of high-tech modeling and traditional materials enhance shade and ventilation.

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