One last look at Saigon’s 88-year-old Binh Tay Market before restoration

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

The last photos of Binh Tay Market in Ho Chi Minh City were taken by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper’s photojournalist before comprehensive restoration works begin on the 88-year-old structure.

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HCM City to upgrade its oldest market

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Traders at the 88-year-old Binh Tay Market have started packing things up to move out as the local authorities began work to renovate and upgrade the oldest market in the city on November 10.

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Restoration begins on 88-year-old market in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Work has begun on the comprehensive restoration of Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Tay Market, an 88 year old structure that has borne witness to the history of the city’s Chinese-Vietnamese community.

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1930 HCMC bank building to be named national relic

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

1930 HCMC bank building to be named national relic

A branch of the State Bank of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, built some 85 years ago, will be recognised as a national relic under a proposal submitted to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Cultural Heritage by the municipal Department of Culture and Sports.

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Hashtag #Vietnam: The week's best photos

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

A photo posted by @natgeoyourshot on Dec 19, 2015 at 8:45am PST

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Ho Chi Minh City adds five sites to national relic list

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 14 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City adds five sites to national relic list

The Ho Chi Minh City Monuments Conservation Center has announced the addition of five structures to the list of national relics.

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Ant-men: The skinny porters of Saigon Chinatown market

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago

Ant-men: The skinny porters of Saigon Chinatown market

Porters at Binh Tay Market in Ho Chi Minh’s District 5 are possibly the strongest workers in town. They have to carry hundreds of kilos of goods every day around one of the busiest trading centers of the country.

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Vietnamese banking shares take the crown

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese banking shares take the crown

Vietnamese bank shares have outstripped the country's benchmark stock index this year as overseas investors plough into the market ahead of an expected liberalization of foreign ownership in financial institutions.

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Five authentic Saigon markets

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VOV News English 21 month(s) ago

Five authentic Saigon markets

Like the Notre Dame Cathedral and Independence Palace, Saigon’s five oldest markets have also become iconic landmarks.

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Interesting shopping addresses in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 30 month(s) ago

Interesting shopping addresses in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - In addition to historic architecture, unique street food, busy shopping areas have also attracted a large number of tourists in Saigon.

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Exploring Saigon shopping streets in HCM City

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VOV News English 30 month(s) ago

Exploring Saigon shopping streets in HCM City

(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.

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Vietnam dollar bonds rally after Moody’s boosts sovereign rating

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Báo Thanh Niên English 30 month(s) ago 8 related news

Vietnam dollar bonds rally after Moody’s boosts sovereign rating

Vietnam’s dollar bonds jumped the most in more than a month after Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the country’s sovereign ratings for the first time since 2005, citing a stronger economy.

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HCMC donates VND 16 billion for Fund ‘Dear Spratly Islands’

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SaiGon GP English 32 month(s) ago

HCMC donates VND 16 billion for Fund ‘Dear Spratly Islands’

Thien Ngoc Minh Uy Company held a launching ceremony to raise fund for ‘Dear Spratly Islands’ on June 16.

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Ball sea cucumber sought ashore Vietnm, too

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 32 month(s) ago

Ball sea cucumber sought ashore Vietnm, too

While fresh ball sea cucumbers are being mysteriously sought-after off Vietnam’s southern coast, the creatures are believed to be a healthy food that can cure diseases by people ashore, despite the lack of justification for their medicinal values.

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Vietnam supermarkets dress up dubious Chinese fungi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 35 month(s) ago

Vietnam supermarkets dress up dubious Chinese fungi

Women check packages in the mushroom section at a supermarket in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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