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Saigon airport named among the world's best for a sleepover
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Saigon airport named among the world's best for a sleepover

En Vnexpress - Passengers have decided that Tan Son Nhat airport is a great place to take a nap.

A taste of Hanoi egg-coffee in Saigon
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A taste of Hanoi egg-coffee in Saigon

This Hanoi egg-coffee shop nestled in a small alley on Bui Vien Street in HCM City is seen as a familiar address of travelers who love the aromatic flavour of northern coffee.

Saigon Central Post Office - unique architectural complex in HCM City
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Saigon Central Post Office - unique architectural complex in HCM City

The Saigon Central Post Office, the largest in South Vietnam, is one of the city’s most emblematic architectural structures. Built between 1886 and 1891, it embraces the western architectural style

Saigon falls short in global safety ranking
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Saigon falls short in global safety ranking

En Vnexpress - The city and its Southeast Asian peers Jakarta and Manila prop up the index in the bottom 10.

It’s all about corn at this market in Saigon
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It’s all about corn at this market in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Truckloads of corn splitting at the sides roll into this corn-lovers' paradise every day.

Saigon rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays
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Saigon rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays

En Vnexpress - The city's tourism department has been criticized for making proposals on such a 'sensitive' topic.

Another flood, another chaotic soaking night in Saigon
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Another flood, another chaotic soaking night in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Flooding and rain in Saigon has become more of a matter of course, whether the city can handle it or not.

Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists
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Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists

En Vnexpress - The city wants to establish its own tourism development fund by charging visitors $1 per night.

Saigon's underground parking lot transformed into busy market
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Saigon's underground parking lot transformed into busy market

An underground parking lot in HCM City has been turned into a busy market which attracts lots of visitors.

Daredevil pedestrians ignore footbridges in Saigon
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Daredevil pedestrians ignore footbridges in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Many people are willing to risk their lives on the manic streets to avoid taking the stairs.

Prepare to be soaked in Saigon for the next two days
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Prepare to be soaked in Saigon for the next two days

En Vnexpress - The downpours will last for at least two days through the Mid-Autumn Festival on Wednesday.

Saigon serves up second licensed street food zone
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Saigon serves up second licensed street food zone

En Vnexpress - It means more peace for vendors and hopefully, more safe food for customers.

Captain Sidewalk offers to reimburse Indian couple robbed in Saigon
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Captain Sidewalk offers to reimburse Indian couple robbed in Saigon

En Vnexpress - When foreigners find themselves in trouble in Saigon the authorities are quick to act, but local people don't always receive that level of commitment.

Where to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival like a local in Hanoi and Saigon
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Where to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival like a local in Hanoi and Saigon

En Vnexpress - It’s only five days until Mid-Autumn Festival. Have you got any plans to spend the full-moon night yet? If not, the list below might help.

Deadly road traps: Open sewers call for sidewalk 'patch up' in Saigon
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Deadly road traps: Open sewers call for sidewalk 'patch up' in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Recent incidents of children killed after being washed down unfenced drains should raise an alarm: sidewalks don't just need cleaning up.

9 new reasons to pack up and get out of Saigon right now
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9 new reasons to pack up and get out of Saigon right now

En Vnexpress - The city has launched seven speedboat tours and is set to hold a marathon and a river parade in the coming weeks.

Kong director speaks out for first time after Saigon bar brawl
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Kong director speaks out for first time after Saigon bar brawl

En Vnexpress - He calls the men who hit him 'thugs' and says the incident will not change his ‘overwhelmingly positive opinion’ of Vietnam.

Vietnam budget carrier to launch new route from Saigon to Phnom Penh
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Vietnam budget carrier to launch new route from Saigon to Phnom Penh

En Vnexpress - Vietjet's rapid expansion continues with domestic domination on the horizon.

Century-old buildings with French architectural styles in Saigon
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Century-old buildings with French architectural styles in Saigon

HCM City has many museums with French architectural styles dating back hundreds of years in addition to Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica and Central Post Office.

Artisans add the magic touch as Saigon gears up for full moon party
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Artisans add the magic touch as Saigon gears up for full moon party

En Vnexpress - This 50-year-old craft village is working on overdrive to finish the multicolored lanterns that will light up the mid-autumn festival.

The second Japanese street in Saigon
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The second Japanese street in Saigon

Founded just over three years ago, the Japanese street hidden in the alleys of Binh Thanh District has contributed to the cultural diversity of Saigon.

Heavy downpours leave Saigon’s traffic in chaos
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Heavy downpours leave Saigon’s traffic in chaos

En Vnexpress - Floods triggered by heavy rains that lasted from the early hours of Thursday until 8 a.m. have paralyzed the city.

Saigon Fruit Fair, a new rendezvous for Saigonese
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Saigon Fruit Fair, a new rendezvous for Saigonese

Saigon Fruit Fair in HCMC’s District 4 has emerged as a new destination for local youths and budget-conscious consumers to take a sightseeing tour.

The changing face of Saigon's Dong Khoi
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The changing face of Saigon's Dong Khoi

En Vnexpress - Dong Khoi Avenue still oozes a certain class and sophistication that date back to the 19th century.

How the month of the walking dead is celebrated in Saigon
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How the month of the walking dead is celebrated in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Showering money and food on poor people are popular ways to pay tribute to the wandering souls, dead or alive.