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Doraemon and 25 Years of Fostering Friendship in Vietnam

Details Published on Monday, 11 December 2017 17:27 Written by Khoi Pham. Top image by Andy Tran. To a generation of young Saigoneers, there are many things that might conjure up fond memories of childhood. Those remnants of past decades could take the form of once-popular TV series about time-traveling …

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[Photos] Saigoneers Swamp Bui Vien Last Night to Celebrate Halloween

Details Published on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 16:23 Written by Saigoneer. Ever since District 1’s Bui Vien Street was turned into a pedestrian-only zone, the main thoroughfare through Saigon’s backpacker quarter has become a mecca for city dwellers to celebrate any festive occasion. Merely five years ago, Halloween was still …

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Saigon’s Creepiest ‘Haunted’ Places and the Urban Legends Around Them

Details Published on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 17:30 Written by Khoi Pham. Saigon has no shortage of eerie stories surrounding the city’s most famous “haunted” locations. Vietnam’s impressive leaps in wealth and modernization haven’t stopped local citizens from leaving a special corner in their daily lives for spiritualism, time-honored superstitions …

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