'Friendly people, great food, and interesting Westerners traveling through the country. What else could you want?'
Tan Son Nhat has been seeing a massive influx ahead of the country's biggest festival.
Transparency International published the index this week, trying to give a rough idea of how corruption is perceived.
Officials, however, are not very confident that villagers will listen and take the gory tradition away from the public eye.
Business closures in January were up 27.5 percent from a year ago, official data showed.
Many have protested the cable car project, but the first passengers seem too happy to care.