Old Saigon seen by young architect

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Old Saigon seen by young architect

A young architect in HCMC has released a drawings book which features the beautiful traits of the city.

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Ugly as sin: Vandals deface iconic Notre Dame Cathedral despite pleas from church

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Ugly as sin: Vandals deface iconic Notre Dame Cathedral despite pleas from church

Names, love vows are written all over a brick wall of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Traveling around downtown Saigon for $1

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Traveling around downtown Saigon for $1

VietNamNet Bridge – As of April 30, 2015, HCM City will put into operation 10 electric cars, which will travel around the central area of District 1 with fares of VND20,000 ($1)/person.

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Facelift for HCM City Post Office stirs criticism

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Facelift for HCM City Post Office stirs criticism

A facelift for HCM City's 130-year-old post office has stirred critics for being too garish, even through the colours used matched those of the original building that is a landmark of the city.

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Locals, tourists unhappy with Saigon Post Office’s new paint job

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Locals, tourists unhappy with Saigon Post Office’s new paint job

Duong Van Ngo, Vietnam’s oldest public letter writer, hasn't heard too many nice things about his workplace these days.

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Young architect to release bilingual sketch book on old-time Saigon

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Young architect to release bilingual sketch book on old-time Saigon

A young architect has decided to demonstrate his love for Saigon by publishing a book featuring his own sketches of the city in the old times and its hallmark architecture and lifestyle.

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Saigon's Central Post Office gets a facelift

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Saigon's Central Post Office gets a facelift

Ho Chi Minh City is repainting its 123-year-old Central Post Office for the first time since the Vietnam War ended and fixing several leaks in its roof.

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Hungarian President visits Ho Chi Minh City

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

(VOV) -On November 29, Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan received the visiting Hungarian President, Janos Ader, saying his visit would help further strengthen the friendship, and cooperation in education, trade, investment and health between Vietnam and Hungary.

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HCM City to pilot ‘green' electric buses

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

Tourists may soon be seen shuttling around Ho Chi Minh City in electric buses like they do in Hanoi as part of a pilot project just approved by the People's Committee.

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Event discourages use of coal

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Thousands of foreigners and local residents took part in "September Black Day" held last Sunday in HCM City to raise awareness about the negative impact of coal on human and environmental health.

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Saigon Notre Dame Basilica viewed from aerial cameras

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Saigon Notre Dame Basilica viewed from aerial cameras

VietNamNet Bridge – The Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most famous destinations in HCM City. Looking from above, the work takes on a strange beauty.

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Public telephone booths to reappear in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Public telephone booths to reappear in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Public telephones are likely to appear again in Ho Chi Minh City after nearly two years of absence.

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The famous architectures of Saigon

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

The famous architectures of Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Ben Thanh Market, HCM City People’s Committee Headquarters and Notre Dame Cathedral are examples of the unique architectures of over a hundred years ago and are considered symbols of HCM City.

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Over 300 Vietnamese celebrate Int’l Free Hugs Day in Vietnam metropolis

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

Over 300 Vietnamese celebrate Int’l Free Hugs Day in Vietnam metropolis

Over 300 Vietnamese youths gathered Sunday morning at Tao Dan Park in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 to celebrate International Free Hugs Day, which encourages people to hug not only friends and family but also strangers in public spaces.

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HCM City students join Int’l Free Hugs Day

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City students join Int’l Free Hugs Day

(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.

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