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The chilly pavements

The pavements across Saigon, where the homeless find a place to earn a living and a temporary shelter, have salvaged many from falling into...

Early Tet scenes in Saigon

HCMC - Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday, in Vietnam—which often falls between late January and mid-February—begins to be felt as of the beginning...

Shopping on bus-turned-mobile-minimarts

HCMC - The severe and lingering outbreak of Covid-19 has turned HCMC into a huge locked-down zone since late April. Local residents must strictly...

Unexpected country, unexpected job

Vietnam is a place where Adrien Jean, a Frenchman, gets out of his comfort zone and experiences things that he has not done before,...

The dream city: Thu Duc or Saigon

Painstakingly preparing for the formation of a new city temporarily named Thu Duc, the HCMC authorities are trying to gather feedback on it from...

Poetic artistry of Saigonese painter

Nguyen The Minh is one of the foremost hand sign painters still practicing in Saigon. In fact, Minh is multi-talented—painter, poet, singer and story-teller. When...

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