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  • First-ever Tet festival to be held in HCMC

    The first private library in Vietnam on the American War has been opened to the public by a retired general, which archives and exhibits over 10,000 books, journals, and publications. The library is on the 2nd Floor, Almaz Market, Vinhomes Riverside, in Hanoi’s Long Bien district.

    Documents and objects at the library were collected by former Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Van Huong and his friends. Most are in English from American authors, including politicians, historians, governmental officials, and military commanders, who have studied the war, providing a rich and precious documentary resource with different perspectives for researchers and people interested in the history of the war.

    The library also showcases digitalized maps of Vietnam and Southeast Asia from ancient times and in the modern era, two cartographic collections of Vietnam’s territory drawn by the US’s Cadastral Agency and Army during wartime, 100 posters depicting global support for the struggle of the Vietnamese people for peace and independence, stamp collections issued by Vietnam and other countries to mark major historical events in Vietnam, and collected artifacts that are personal belongings and military equipment of Vietnamese combatants taken by American troops on the battlefield.

    The library will work with other agencies in the future to produce films about the war as well as showcase war objects and items to help families of missing Vietnamese soldiers find them.

  • Somerset D1Mension Ho Chi Minh City

    Somerset has opened its new serviced apartments, Somerset D1Mension Ho Chi Minh City, at 608 Vo Van Kiet Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Overlooking the city’s skyline, it offers 198-unit serviced residences ranging from one- to four-bedroom apartments and penthouses that can accommodate from two to eight people. Each comes with a well-equipped modern kitchenette, separate bedrooms, ensuite bathrooms, and wide balcony windows. For food, guests can opt to dine in at the famous Japanese Italian fusion restaurant Pizza 4P’s, right at the entrance, or stroll down to Nguyen Van Cu Street and Tran Hung Dao Street where a variety of local Vietnamese eateries lie. For a dose of culture, they can discover Vietnam’s historical and diverse cultural attractions through clusters of museums and endless sites in District 1.

  • Asian tastes in open spaces at Ngon Restaurant

    Asian tastes in open spaces at Ngon Restaurant

    Customers can never go passed Ngon (Delicious) Restaurant when looking for a restaurant that serves the most famous Asian food specialties right in the center of Ho Chi Minh City.

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  • The Reverie Boutique unveiled

    The Reverie Boutique unveiled

    The Reverie Saigon is continuing its tradition of culinary excellence with the unveiling of The Reverie Boutique, formerly The Deli, with an elevated look and extensive menu.

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  • “Come 4 Pay 3” at Hoi An Sense Restaurant

    “Come 4 Pay 3” at Hoi An Sense Restaurant

    HCMC restaurant offering special promotion until year’s end.

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  • Join the Spanish Extravaganza at The Reverie Saigon!

    Join the Spanish Extravaganza at The Reverie Saigon!

    The best of Spanish food and wine will take to the field at The Reverie Saigon’s Café Cardinal and The Long @ Times Square from 19 to 22 September to celebrate the start of the LaLiga season.

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  • HCMC to pilot sightseeing double-decker buses

    Double-decker buses will be trialed shortly in Ho Chi Minh City, providing more options for tourists sightseeing around town. With free wi-fi, LED screens, and speakers introducing the history, culture, and features of each destination, the 63-seat buses will run along two routes.

    The first is the Sai Gon - Gia Dinh city tour, operating from 9am to 5.45pm every day with 35 minutes between arrivals. It begins and ends near the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Theater on Dong Khoi Street, passing through destinations such as Nguyen Hue Walking Street, Nha Rong Wharf, Tran Hung Dao Statue, Thao Cam Vien, the National Historical Museum, the War Remnants Museum, Pham Ngu Lao Street, Ben Thanh Market, Thong Nhat Palace, Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Sai Gon Central Post Office.

    The second is the City Tour Hop on - Hop off, beginning and ending at the Sai Gon Central Post Office with the same schedule, including stops at the Sai Gon Central Post Office, the National Historical Museum, the War Remnants Museum, Bui Vien Walking Street, Pham Ngu Lao Street, Ben Thanh Market, Bitexco Financial Tower - Skydeck, Tran Hung Dao Statue, Bach Dang Wharf, Nguyen Hue Walking Street, and the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal Theater.

    Earlier, Hanoi and northern Ha Long city also launched similar services that were warmly received by visitors.

  • Rex Hotel Saigon to celebrate festive October

    Rex Hotel Saigon to celebrate festive October

    HCMC icon to host special events to mark Vietnamese Women's Day and Halloween.

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  • The first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam

    The first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam

    IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the grand opening of Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport, the first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam on 9th September.

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