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Saigoneer is an English-language digital platform covering urban development, history, food, culture and the arts in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) and throughout Vietnam. Read more at: saigoneer.com.

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2018/09/14 | Saigoneer
Mesmerizing Video Delivers 'A Taste of Vietnam'
This five-minute video will have you salivating your way to a trip to Vietnam.
2018/12/25 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: Scammers Are Using Fake Death Certificates to Hack Facebook Accounts
Hackers 'attack by memorialization' to execute administrative 'death' on unsuspecting victims.
2018/09/28 | Saigoneer
ILLUSTRATIONS: Tokyo by Night in Watercolors
Polish expat Mateusz Urbanowicz illuminates a side of Tokyo less seen.
2018/12/07 | Saigoneer
Taiwan's Foxconn Is Considering Opening an iPhone Factory in Vietnam
The Taiwanese technology giant previously expressed an interest in evading the US-China trade war.
2018/09/09 | Saigoneer
Tracking Vietnam's High Speed Rail Dream
A high speed rail line running the length of the country could cost US$60 billion and reduce the train journey time between Hanoi and Saigon to eight hours.
2018/11/17 | Saigoneer
Meet Taiwan's Grandpa Pokémon
An enterprising Taiwanese grandpa almost certainly has considerably more rare Pokémon than you.
2018/10/27 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: 20,000 Residents to Be Relocated from Hue Imperial City
The relocation, scheduled to begin next year, will be the biggest migration in the history of Hue Imperial City.
2018/09/13 | Saigoneer
Hanging Out with Vietnam's Critically Endangered Primates
A new video gets some enthralling footage of Vietnam's 25 primate species, eight of which are critically endangered.
2018/11/09 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: Pham Anh's Viral Oil Paintings Portray Hanoi's Inimitable Serenity
Journey through Hanoi's meandering, tranquil alleys courtesy of Vietnamese artist Pham Anh.
2018/12/10 | Saigoneer
Get to Know Vietnam's First Blind Television Broadcaster
Born with visual impairments, 23-year-old Le Huong Giang can be seen regularly on Vietnamese TV.
2018/09/21 | Saigoneer
Wrestling Smacks Down in Saigon
A new franchise is bringing the pain to wrestling fans in Vietnam.
2018/08/10 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: Abandoned Waterpark Hosts Indonesian Singer Niki's 'Warpaint' Video
The abandoned Ho Thuy Tien Waterpark outside of Hue offers a timeless backdrop for an empowering musical journey.
2018/06/30 | Saigoneer
PHOTOS: Making Miniature Worlds with Taiwanese Artist Hank Cheng
Model maker Hank Cheng's dioramas are something special.
2018/06/25 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: Why Wind Energy Dream Remains Hot Air
Low electricity prices and lofty targets threaten to undermine Vietnam's wind power plans.
2018/06/15 | Saigoneer
Walking the '60s Aisles of Saigon's First Ever Supermarket
The opening in 1967 attracted the cream of Saigon society.