Saigon Business District

Some articles on business district, saigon, saigon business district:

Little Saigon - California - San Jose
... The Vietnamese community of San Jose has been politically divided over the naming of the business district, with various groups favoring "Little Saigon", "N ... of Commerce have also opposed the name "Little Saigon" ... In November 2007, the San Jose City Council voted 8-3 to choose the compromise name "Saigon Business District", resulting in ongoing protest, debate, and an effort ...
Madison Nguyen - Political Career - City Council - District Naming Controversy and Recall Attempt
... with a preponderance of Vietnamese-owned businesses should be renamed as "Little Saigon" or "Saigon Business District" ... Little Saigon is a common name used for various other Vietnamese-American communities and is often used as a sign of defiance towards the current government of Vietnam ... Nguyen opted to use "Saigon Business District" because of the political implications of the name "Little Saigon" ...

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