Waterway tourism remains underdeveloped in HCM City

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Waterway tourism remains underdeveloped in HCM City

Despite having a 1,000-km long network of canals and rivers, HCM City has developed its waterway tourism slowly in recent years, with only a few tours now operating.

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HCM City's VND1trn pavement plan faces opposition

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

HCM City's VND1trn pavement plan faces opposition

Experts have opposed to a proposal from District 1 People Committee in HCM City to spend USD45.5m on paving the pavements with granite stones.

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Hashtag #Vietnam: The week's best photos

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

A photo posted by Ilya (@chilchagov) on Mar 20, 2016 at 4:15pm PDT

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Police arrest 2 thieves targeting women tourists in downtown HCMC

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Police arrest 2 thieves targeting women tourists in downtown HCMC

The Ho Chi Minh City police arrested two people for allegedly snatching phones from women tourists in separate robberies in District 1 on Tuesday.

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Saigon: Our changing city

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago 6 related news

Saigon: Our changing city

VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Chi Minh City residents don’t need pictures to tell them what’s obvious — the city is changing dramatically. But pictures can provide context and help us prepare for changes yet to come.

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French-era architecture to be saved

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

French-era architecture to be saved

VietNamNet Bridge – Architectural features of the more than 100-year-old Sai Gon Tax Trade Centre will be preserved when the centre is torn down to build a metro line and a 40-storey office and hotel complex.

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Ho Chi Minh City expects 10 pct rise in tourism revenues

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Ho Chi Minh City expects 10 pct rise in tourism revenues

Ho Chi Minh City is on track to post a 7 percent increase in the number of foreign visitors and a 10 percent rise in tourism revenues this year.

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French-era architecture to be saved

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago

French-era architecture to be saved

Architectural features of the more than 100-year-old Saigon Tax Trade Centre will be preserved when the centre is torn down to build a metro line and a 40-storey office and hotel complex.

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German Consulate General gets graffiti painting

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Báo Đầu Tư English 9 month(s) ago

German Consulate General gets graffiti painting

The German Consulate General in HCMC on December 16 presented a graffiti project which is undertaken by local artist Pham Minh Tuan on the wall of the consulate at 126 Nguyen Dinh Chieu in District 3.

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HCMC cabbie accused of scamming foreign tourist

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

HCMC cabbie accused of scamming foreign tourist

A photo of the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 shown in Lin's FB page. Lin took this picture before boarding a Vinasun taxi (not in picture) with a cabbie she said scammed her husband out of VND1.5 million.

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Local company to launch city bus tour

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

HCMC-based Anh Viet Tourist Company is rolling up its sleeves for the launch of a hop-on-hop-off city bus tour for visitors to discover renowned sites in the city.

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Street vendors still harassing foreign tourists in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

Street vendors still harassing foreign tourists in Ho Chi Minh City

A street vendor approaches a foreign tourist as soon as he gets off a bus near the Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: N.Tran Tam

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Work starts on HCM City’s book street

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Work starts on HCM City’s book street

Work will start Thursday on a project to turn Nguyen Van Binh Street in downtown HCMC into a public space for book enthusiasts. The project is expected to be up and running on November 23.

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MGallery Collection debuts in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Đầu Tư English 11 month(s) ago

MGallery Collection debuts in Ho Chi Minh City

AccorHotels has announced the opening of Hotel de Arts Saigon, a member of the MGallery Collection.

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HCMC plans coffee shop in front of Saigon Post Office

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

HCMC plans coffee shop in front of Saigon Post Office

The Saigon Central Post Office. Photo credit: VnExpress

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