Ho Chi Minh City - Post Report Question and Answers

English-language newspapers and TV available? Cost?

Use the internet if it's not blocked, you can have your late arrival magazines come from the U.S. There are a few local papers in English. - Jul 2011

Yes, we have cable TV with CNN, BBC, HBO, Star TV, Max, Discovery, Animal planet, Sports,AXN, Australian, German and Japanese TV channels in English. The news channels get delayed and out of Sync. and the movie channels are censored from time to time. - Sep 2010

Getting less and less. The government wants the vast majority of any media to be in Vietnamese, so TV isn't what it used to be here. - Nov 2009

CNN, Star TV on cable. Can buy FT and The IHT on the street for US$7 - 8. Any foreign magazine will be censored if it contains negative press about Vietnam. - Dec 2008

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