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Work speeds up on Saigon’s Chinatown market

Around 200 workers are working around the clock to finish restoration of the iconic Binh Tay Market in Saigon. The 90-year-old wholesale market in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 6 had dramatically deteriorated after nearly a century in use, prompting authorities to shut it down in November 2016 for a …

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Foreign investors snap up prime office space in downtown Saigon

Foreign investors have massive interest in building Grade A office for lease in downtown Saigon due to high market demand.

Foreign investors currently own majority stakes in about 50 percent of high-end office buildings in downtown Saigon. A newly-released Savills Vietnam report said investors from Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Germany and Slovakia own stakes in nine Grade A office complexes in prime Saigon locations. Asian investors hold a …

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Saigon: new kid on the foodie block

The Banh Beo Hue stall in Ben Thanh Market is very popular among the locals.

Asia’s top foodie cities have for long been Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Saigon’s a new kid on the block. Australian magazine Traveller has included Saigon in its list of top ten foodie cities in Asia beyond Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong. The magazine says Saigon is one of the …

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Quang Nam on a plate in faraway Saigon

A tiny eatery in Tan Binh District is very popular because of the authenticity of its food. It feels like a mini Quang Nam in the heart of Saigon: Phan Thi Sau’s little food shop only serves some signature dishes of the central province. Sau is from Quang Nam, and …

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