Some articles on saigon, saigon business district, business district:
... 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 ... Nguyen opted to use "Saigon Business District" because of the political implications of the name "Little Saigon" ...
... divided over the naming of the business district, with various groups favoring "Little Saigon", "New Saigon", and "Vietnamese Business District" ... as the San Jose Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have also opposed the name "Little Saigon" ... voted 8-3 to choose the compromise name "Saigon Business District", resulting in ongoing protest, debate, and an effort to recall city council member Madison Nguyen ...
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