So I've been in Saigon, Vietnam, for less than 12 hours. I've seen the streets at night, during the ride from the airport, and also this morning, when I took a 30-minute stroll around the residential neighborhood where my hotel is located.
I am also going to be taking a close look at the media scene while I am here. Here's what I tweeted this morning:
@newsio: social media in Vietnam: Skype works well off-peak, YouTube uploads seem very slow, Twitter/Hootsuite seem OK, Facebook DOA.
Here is some video from the walk this morning. Note that the traffic increases by about 10x by 9 am: