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An Dong Vendors Go on Strike Over Delayed Market Upgrade, Mismanagement

Scores of vendors in District 5’s An Dong Market convened yesterday morning in front of the commercial hub to protest the management board’s various instances of malpractice.

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[Photos] Trial Tan Binh District Traffic Pattern Results in Major Congestion

A new traffic configuration tested at a flyover in Saigon's Tan Binh District on Monday failed miserably, with congestion becoming even worse than before.

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New Regulation Causes Confusion Among Saigon Dog Owners

Saigon’s dog owners are treading carefully this weekend, as there is confusion surrounding a new regulation targeting off-leash pets.

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[Photos] Last Night's Torrential Rain Paralyzes Saigon Streets

Nothing says “good morning” like having to wade through knee-deep flooding and battle severe traffic congestion on your way to work.

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Saigon Scraps Bus Rapid Transit Plan Over High Costs, Low Ridership Estimates

After years of planning, Saigon’s BRT system was recently scrapped by the municipal administration.

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Fast-Fashion Furor at H&M Saigon Launch Sees 10,000 People Show up

Brace yourselves: Saigon’s fast-fashion fans are here.

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Vietnam PM Supports Plan to Give Saigon More Policy Autonomy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to a proposal which would give Saigon more leeway to set policies separate from the central government, though details of the plan remain vague.

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Doan Ngoc Hai Requests Police Investigation After Receiving Death Threats Over Sidewalk-Clearing Efforts

Life is not easy for Doan Ngoc Hai, who apparently has made plenty of enemies in Saigon since his sidewalk-clearing campaign started earlier this year.

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New Made-in-Vietnam Vessel to Begin Downtown-Can Gio Service Next Month

A boat built in Hai Phong province will begin a river bus service between Saigon and Can Gio in the near future.

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Saigon Mulls Plan to Outlaw High-Rise Construction Along Congested Roads

In a bid to prevent worsening traffic congestion, Saigon officials have been asked to prohibit the construction of high-rise buildings on heavily used streets.

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Spate of Unsolved Pet Poisonings Rattles D2 Residents

Last Tuesday, Fernando Ruizbo, a Colombian expat who lives in Thao Dien, wrote a post on Facebook that sent chills through pet owners in Saigon.

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