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A visit to Saigon's oldest building

A visit to Saigon's oldest building

Hiding behind the tall buildings, a two-century old chapel located in the Archbishop’s Palace retains its historical roots in the midst of modern life.

Street of Japanese cuisine in Saigon

Street of Japanese cuisine in Saigon

Saigon is as a small world with a multi-cultural feeling. Besides Pham Ngu Lao and De Tham streets for western backpackers, a Japanese street exists on Le Thanh Ton Street in District 1.

Residents in high-grade Saigon condo hit by water shortage

Residents in high-grade Saigon condo hit by water shortage

Hundreds of residents at the Thanh Da View Apartment Complex in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City have been cut off from water supply for nearly a fortnight despite the condo being classified as of the high-grade segment.

Insiders speak of Saigon’s charmless tourism

Insiders speak of Saigon’s charmless tourism

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have entered a meeting with travel industry insiders with plans to discuss an initiative which would transform tourism in the southern metropolis into its leading economic driver, but instead were met with a barrage of complaints about the city's lackluster tourism.