Saigon: Our changing city

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HCMC plans coffee shop in front of Saigon Post Office

The Saigon Central Post Office. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Homeless man breaks into Saigon church at night to steal donations

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Homeless man breaks into Saigon church at night to steal donations

Nguyen Van Hien is arrested in Ho Chi Minh City for breaking into the Notre Dame Cathedral. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Young architect devoted to heritage and history promotion

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Young architect devoted to heritage and history promotion

VietNamNet Bridge – Trong Lee, a 32-year-old artist/architect born and raised in Phan Rang City in the south-central coast province of Ninh Thuan, has shown his devotion to the promotion of heritage, history and culture via artworks to the younger generation.

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HCM City: Huge potentials to develop MICE tourism

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HCM City: Huge potentials to develop MICE tourism

Ho Chi Minh City, the largest economic hub in the south, has great potential to become the leading destination of Meeting Incentive Conference Event (MICE) tourism in Southeast Asia, experts said at a conference held by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in the city on September 9.

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Baby killed as water tank falls down from neighbor's roof in strong winds

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Baby killed as water tank falls down from neighbor's roof in strong winds

A water tank fell off the roof of a house during strong winds in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday afternoon, killing an 8-month-old baby sleeping in the house next door.

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