Vietnam cops arrest notorious pair of backpacker bag snatchers

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Vietnam cops arrest notorious pair of backpacker bag snatchers

Ho Chi Minh City police on Sunday arrested a woman and a man for robbing an Irish tourist in the city's backpacker area.

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Police arrest thieves in ‘backpacker area’ in Ho Chi Minh City

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Police arrest thieves in ‘backpacker area’ in Ho Chi Minh City

Police in Ho Chi Minh City have detained two young sisters and two young men for snatching belongings from foreigners in the city’s “backpacker area.”

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Vietnam nabs two Taiwanese posing as law enforcers in swindling scheme

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Police in Ho Chi Minh City have busted a swindling ring and arrested two Taiwanese and two Vietnamese who had posed as authority figures to cheat their victims out of at least VND2.5 billion (US$118,000).

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90% of buyers in Hanoi, HCMC cannot afford new cars: automaker

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90% of buyers in Hanoi, HCMC cannot afford new cars: automaker

A brand new car is beyond the reach of 90 percent of buyers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s biggest cities, because of the multiple high taxes the government imposes on each vehicle, the leader of a local automaker has said.

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Saigon's groundwater exploitation causes aquifers to shrink and land to sinks

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Saigon's groundwater exploitation causes aquifers to shrink and land to sinks

A sink hole opened in front of the Ho Chi Minh City Court in District 1 in late 2013. Photo credit: Tin Tuc

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‘Outdoor’ toilets an unsightly grievance, health threat in Vietnam hub

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‘Outdoor’ toilets an unsightly grievance, health threat in Vietnam hub

Open, makeshift toilets, still a common sight in Ho Chi Minh City’s suburban districts, are a stark contrast to the southern hub’s modernity and growth.

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Ho Chi Minh City ensures safety for tourists

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Safety for tourist in Ho Chi Minh City, the southern region’s economic hub, has been improved as a result of great efforts made by the local authorities over recent years.

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The Voice Kids Vietnam stage’s glass panel collapses during 2nd live show

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The Voice Kids Vietnam stage’s glass panel collapses during 2nd live show

Young contestants and audiences at the 2nd season of the Vietnamese version of Dutch singing reality show “The Voice Kids” were quite stunned as during its second live show in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday night, one of the glass panels gave way, disrupting the show.

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Vietnam urged to boost global air connectivity

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Vietnam urged to boost global air connectivity

Passengers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Kha Hoa

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Largest square taking shape in HCM City

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(VOV) -The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City is seeking final approval to develop what would be the largest square and riverside park in Vietnam , spanning an area of 30ha with an estimated cost of VND1.97 trillion (nearly US$93 million).

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Foreigners present gifts to children in Vietnam hub ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival

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Foreigners present gifts to children in Vietnam hub ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival

A series of activities welcoming the participation of foreigners have started recently in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.

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HCM City pushes forward with Microsoft Smart City model

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HCM City pushes forward with Microsoft Smart City model

VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Chi Minh City Information and Communications Department, Microsoft Vietnam and Microsoft Asia Pacific leaders today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster cooperation, especially in the field of e-government development, towards realising the city’s vision of a smart city.

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Ho Chi Minh City to restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

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Ho Chi Minh City to restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

Ho Chi Minh authorities have announced plans to restore the iconic statue and bust that will be removed from the historic Ben Thanh Market roundabout to make way for a subway hub.

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Hanoi-HCM air route over Laos, Cambodia to be trialled

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

Vietnam Airlines and VietJet Air have been asked to try an air route between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City over Laotian and Cambodian airspace from August 29 to September 3.

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HCM City enhances relations with int’l partners

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The Ho Chi Minh City authorities hosted a banquet for international guests on August 29 on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of National Day (September 2).

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