Memory lane: More than a century of Dong Khoi, icon of Saigon beauty (Part 2)

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Memory lane: More than a century of Dong Khoi, icon of Saigon beauty (Part 2)

The trip back to the previous century continues in this second part of the series, taking us to the Opera House, the famous bakery Givral and the Notre Dame.

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Images: The most special birds in Saigon

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Images: The most special birds in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Flocks of pigeons appear regularly near the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and have been there a long time, thanks to the efforts of local people.

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Free Wifi to come to HCMC, Da Nang, Hue during coming holiday

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Visitors to Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hue will be able to use Wifi for free during the coming holiday, courtesy of S-wifi.

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Saigon’s beautiful night views: from aerial cameras

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Saigon’s beautiful night views: from aerial cameras

VietNamNet Bridge - When the night falls, Saigon puts on a gorgeous, charming beauty, the testament for the development of the most modern city in Vietnam.

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Five authentic Saigon markets

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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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Five authentic Saigon markets

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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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HCM City Post Office is re-painted after complaints about new color

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HCM City Post Office is re-painted after complaints about new color

VietNamNet Bridge – The Post Office building, a symbol of HCM City, was repainted yellow last December, which was said to be more appropriate to its old beauty.

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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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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 6 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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