Ho Chi Minh City is developing street food as a unique culture to draw more domestic and foreign visitors.
VOV.VN - The 2016 Nguyen Hue Flower Street Festival at the Nguyen Hue pedestrian square next to the Quach Thi Trang roundabout in front of the landmark Ben Thanh Market is jam packed again this year.
(VOV) -Every corner of Ho Chi Minh City has been decorated with colourful lights and flowers to welcome the upcoming New Year.
(VOV) - A new restaurant located at Thu Khoa Huan Street in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City next to iconic Ben Thanh Market features a mix of Asian street food fare with plenty of Vietnamese specialties such as Anh Sau, Chu Teo and Chi Ba.
The management board of Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway has submitted a design for the construction of the city’s metro line 3A project linking the Ben Thanh market and Tan Kien depot.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade has chosen Hoc Mon Wholesale Market and Ben Thanh Market to implement a pilot food-safety market model, according to a report in Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.
A technophile tries to create mirror-like reflections of the city in puddles of rainwater.
(VOV) - A 30-second commercial aired favourable images of the nation’s rice terraces, beaches and green peaceful countryside on the UK Travel Channel.
Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City say they will have to allocate a large area in Tao Dan Park for the second metro line, which will connect its central districts with the fast growing western suburbs.
Ho Chi Minh City will open more city bus routes to Tan Son Nhat International Airport to better serve its residents, as the city currently has only one airport bus line that makes about 100 trips per day, according to the municipal Department of Transport.
(VOV) - The number of foreign tourists traveling to Thailand and Malaysia in 2014 nearly tripled that of Vietnam— sparking a firestorm of optimism that tourism in the country was set to explode to the level of its neighbours in 2015.
(VOV) - State President Truong Tan Sang and Deputy Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on February 16 led the celebrations kicking off the annual flower street festival in HCM City.
(VOV) -Photographer Hans-Peter Grumpe captured many images of famous places in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) decades ago, such as the HQs of the US Embassy, Tax Trading Centre, and Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica.
(VOV) - Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Post Office, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda and Archdiocese have been part and parcel of Saigon for centuries.
(VOV) - Amidst the bustling city streets in Ho Chi Minh City, filled with shabbily dressed street peddlers, alongside the ancient architecture and markets with names like Ben Thanh and Binh Tay, there are always great numbers of tourists.
(VOV) -More than 300 students converged on Tao Dan Park in Ho Chi Minh City on July 20 to hug family members, friends and even strangers in response to International Free Hugs Day.
(VOV) -Leading US fast-food corporation MacDonald’s is scheduled to inaugurate its second outlet in Vietnam at the corner of Pham Ngu Lao and Tran Hung Dao streets near Ben Thanh Market on May 16.
Vietnamese confectionery brands are outselling foreign products in the run-up to Tet (the Lunar New Year).
(VOV) -Vietnam’s leading tour operator Saigontourist has warmly welcomed around 2,400 passengers and crew of the Costa Crociere cruise line’s luxury ship Costa Victoria to Ho Chi Minh City on January 7.
(VOV) - In the ninth episode of Vietnam's Next Top Model 2012, the contestants performed at Ben Thanh market, downtown Ho Chi Minh City.