Thursday, 08 June 2017 17:33

The Bonsai Returns

After a two-year hiatus, Bonsai river cruises have returned.

Published in Briefings
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 20:45

Win a Trip by Speedboat to Can Gio

We started doing our giveaways in our April issue and had a great response. So, here's another great competition for you.

Published in Win
Friday, 30 December 2011 19:09

A River Runs Through It

The metropolis we now know as Ho Chi Minh City was built on the river. The Khmer were here first, before the administrator Nguyen Huu Canh gave Saigon its Vietnamese face in 1698. Located originally in the space between the Thi Nghe and Ben Nghe canals, with the citadel resting on the hill now occupied by Le Duan, what became known as Saigon was an inland sea port. Life here and transport was all about trade via the river. Even the residents of modern day Cho Lon, originally a standalone settlement 5km down the Ben Nghe Canal, arrived by boat.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 07:55

Saigon River Ferry Service to Shut Down

Nguyen Duc Chinh, director of the city Ferry and Bridge Management One-Member Co Ltd, told Tuoi Tre that the service would cease to make way for the Thu Thiem New Urban Area Project in District 2.

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