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Saigon welcomes its six millionth foreign visitor this year
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Saigon welcomes its six millionth foreign visitor this year

En Vnexpress - Vietnam's biggest city is on the right track to meet its annual target of receiving 6.3 milion international tourists.

Giant dogs to take over Saigon flower street in celebration of Lunar New Year
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Giant dogs to take over Saigon flower street in celebration of Lunar New Year

En Vnexpress - Nguyen Hue walking street will be transformed into a flowery canine paradise to welcome the Year of the Dog.

The crab soup stand that's been bubbling in the heart of Saigon for 24 years
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The crab soup stand that's been bubbling in the heart of Saigon for 24 years

En Vnexpress - The stall is packed every evening thanks to its hearty soup sided with century eggs.

Contaminated groundwater poses cancer threat for tens of thousands in Saigon
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Contaminated groundwater poses cancer threat for tens of thousands in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Researchers warn the city could also sink by one meter by 2050 if locals continue to tap the free supply.

Saigon stretches its legs with new walking streets plan in backpacker district
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Saigon stretches its legs with new walking streets plan in backpacker district

En Vnexpress - The public will have their say on the expansion of the city's already popular pedestrian area.

7 retro Saigon cafés that offer a ride back in time
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7 retro Saigon cafés that offer a ride back in time

En Vnexpress - Classic designs and quiet atmospheres make these shops a popular choice for the nostalgic.

Tourism guru plants the seed for floral canal in Saigon
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Tourism guru plants the seed for floral canal in Saigon

En Vnexpress - 'Saigon's iconic annual flower street along Nguyen Hue Boulevard has fulfilled its mission.'

Fanfare as Saigon’s river buses make maiden voyage
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Fanfare as Saigon’s river buses make maiden voyage

En Vnexpress - The buses set sail on Saturday morning after multiple delays, offering free rides to locals.

Hanoi and Saigon grab a bite on list of world's best places for food
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Hanoi and Saigon grab a bite on list of world's best places for food

En Vnexpress - Just one more reason why globetrotters should put the two biggest cities in Vietnam on their menus.

Saigon to close downtown streets for int’l marathon this weekend
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Saigon to close downtown streets for int’l marathon this weekend

En Vnexpress - More than 4,000 athletes from 44 countries will be testing their endurance on Sunday morning.

More street food zones in the making for downtown Saigon
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More street food zones in the making for downtown Saigon

En Vnexpress - Business has been booming at the first two zones, which were set up following the city's sidewalk purge.

In Saigon’s backyard, migrants eke out a living on the edge of civilization
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In Saigon’s backyard, migrants eke out a living on the edge of civilization

En Vnexpress - 'I’d love to visit the city center just once, but I’m afraid I might get lost.'

In Saigon’s backyard, migrants find opportunities on the edge of civilization
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In Saigon’s backyard, migrants find opportunities on the edge of civilization

En Vnexpress - 'I’d love to visit the city center just once, but I’m afraid I might get lost.'

24/7 noodles at this Chinese restaurant in Saigon
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24/7 noodles at this Chinese restaurant in Saigon

En Vnexpress - The family has been keeping its stoves burning day and night for more than half a century.

Saigon pagoda gets a facelift to give new home to relics of Buddhist monk who set himself on fire
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Saigon pagoda gets a facelift to give new home to relics of Buddhist monk who set himself on fire

En Vnexpress - Take a look at at a 35-ton copper statue in this revamped place of worship.

Saigon says delayed first river bus will launch in late November
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Saigon says delayed first river bus will launch in late November

En Vnexpress - The city has repeatedly kept passengers waiting on the dock, and no one knows if this latest deadline is realistic.

Saigon transformed by the slow dance of fog
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Saigon transformed by the slow dance of fog

En Vnexpress - It’s a luxury to wake up to a cool breeze, fog and warm morning light, so if you're in the city at the moment, then praise be.

Saigon transformed by the slow dance of fog -
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Saigon transformed by the slow dance of fog -

En Vnexpress - It’s a luxury to wake up to a cool breeze, fog and warm morning light, so if you're in the city at the moment, then praise be.

Saigon residents caught wading through record tide
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Saigon residents caught wading through record tide

En Vnexpress - The highest tide of the year at 1.69 (5.54 feet) meters threw cold water at not-so enthusiastic feet on Monday morning.

It's all about the chives in this Saigon noodle soup
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It's all about the chives in this Saigon noodle soup

En Vnexpress - Fresh chives add fragrance to balance out the fishy smell and make the broth much tastier.

The last bronze incense burner craft village in Saigon
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The last bronze incense burner craft village in Saigon

In HCMC, the nation’s fastest growing city, there still exists a century-old bronze incense burner casting village called An Hoi where only five households are holding on to the traditional craft.

Another facet of Saigon
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Another facet of Saigon

HCMC has been increasingly appealing to international tourists owing to its bustling activities of the modern lifestyle. However, the city is also charming in another facet: its unique streets

Saigon specters: The haunted backpacker street
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Saigon specters: The haunted backpacker street

En Vnexpress - Thousands of walking ghosts swept down Bui Vien Street in District 1 as the real party began on Tuesday night.

From Saigon to Paris: A Vietnamese backpacker's motorbike adventure
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From Saigon to Paris: A Vietnamese backpacker's motorbike adventure

En Vnexpress - He reached the French capital by crossing through 23 countries in just 150 days.

Saigon gets spooky in the name of Halloween
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Saigon gets spooky in the name of Halloween

En Vnexpress - Devils, demons and the downright dastardly have descended on the city’s pedestrian zone.