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Vietnam's Gender Imbalance to Have Major Consequences by 2050: Report

As the United Nation’s World Population Day approaches on July 11, Vietnam must face its ongoing struggle with gender imbalance throughout its population.

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[Photos] Thuan Kieu Plaza Receives Makeover, May Open Again This September

One of Saigon’s most iconic landmarks of the early 2000s – Thuan Kieu Plaza – is receiving a makeover.

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Hanoi's Traditional Chicken Feather Duster Vendors Feel Pain of Mass-Produced Competition

Cheap, mass-produced dusters are putting Hanoi's traditional chicken feather duster vendors under financial pressure.

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Vietnamese Architects Clinch Awards for 'Most Friendly and Inclusive Designs'

The International Union of Architects (UIA) announced the winners of the 2017 edition of the “Friendly and Inclusive Spaces Awards,” with Vietnamese firms Vo Trong Nghia Architects and H&P Architects each taking home an award.

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Cyber Security Breach Exposes 66,000 Vietnamese Personal Accounts

Approximately 66,000 Vietnamese Facebook, Gmail and Yahoo accounts have been stolen in a newly discovered cyber heist, experts recently revealed.

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[Photos] The Last Vestiges of Saigon's Natural Landscape in District 2

On the eastern edge of District 2’s An Phu lies one of the last vestiges of Saigon's wilderness, a shrinking area that is slowly being chipped away for new infrastructure projects and dense developments.

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Saigon Welcomes New LGBT-Friendly Health Care Service

Vietnam is inching toward a more gender-inclusive society with a new LGBT-friendly health center.

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Saigon Spaces: Huy Nguyen's Home for Repurposed Vintage Treasures

Huy Nguyen’s lovingly restored colonial-era bolt-hole, tucked away above a hẻm off Nguyen Hue, is a masterclass in making the best use of small spaces. As the owner of Mountain Retreat restaurant, Nguyen has a little black book of contacts and suppliers that was invaluable throughout the place’s six-week renovation. The result is a living portfolio of his own personal aesthetic, combined with authentic and witty nods to Vietnam’s past. The 30-square-meter space is a concise illustration of Saigon’s aesthetic history.

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Binh Thanh Debuts New App to Help Residents Report Legal Violations

An app which lets residents of Binh Thanh District submit legal violations to local authorities has been successful in a pilot run.

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Work Set to Resume on Saigon's Largest 'Ghost Tower'

Saigon's most prominent unfinished skyscraper is finally set for completion thanks to a new investor.

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Out and About in Binh Thanh's Budding Japan Town

Only a ten-minute ride away from Saigon's established Little Tokyo, another Japanese neighborhood is in the making in Binh Thanh District – and it's a whole world apart.

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