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Billed as Saigon’s new city center, the area of Phu My Hung has become synonymous with clean organized streets and modern infrastructure with excellent international facilities.

Phu My Hung New City Center has been a location of choice for many of the affluent Vietnamese and expatriates wanting a trouble free existence while living and working in Vietnam.

The area is unique as it is complimented by Phu My Hung’s own security force adding that extra feeling safety and peace of mind.

The area is always immaculately kept by our environmental management team and landscape specialists with whom continually beautify the area with lovely plants and trees.

- International schools catering for all nationalities are located here including:
- SSIS - Saigon South international School (Tel: +84 8 5413-0901, www.ssischool.org)
- CIS - Canadian International School (Tel: +84 8 5412-1549 www.cis.edu.vn)
- Japanese School (Tel: +84 8 5417-9013, www.j-schoolhcm.net)
- Korean School (Tel: +84 8 5417-9021)
- Taipei School (Tel: +84 8 5417-9006)

The Franco-Vietnamese hospital is also located here being the first international hospital to Vietnam.

There is a wide variety of shops and retail outlets a vast array of restaurants and bars within the area including some supermarkets: Co-op Mart, Fivi Mart, Citi Mart, and Lotte Mart. For the more adventurous there is also a local wet market for seriously fresh produce.

For entertainment, there is an 8-screen cinema, MegaStar (check more information on http://megastarmedia.net), on 5F of Paragon which is a Department Store within three minutes walking distance from the Crescent.

The infrastructure continues to grow with the completion of the Phu My Bridge connecting District 2 is expected at the end of 2009 and Phase 2 of Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center is underway.

Commercial office growth is expanding significantly in the area due to a number of multi-national companies moving into the area including the country Headquarters of Manulife and Unilever. The area offers a cleaner fresher prospective for the working environment and free from the intensity of District 1.

Sporting facilities are readily available here with tennis courts, golf driving range, and a flood lit par 3 nine-hole golf course. This is also a safe area for running, cycling, and getting out and about.

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