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Have you heard about the Thuan Kieu Plaza?
There were many rumours of hauntings, curses or negligence of Feng-Shui (a Chinese philosophical structure for balancing architecture with the unseeable forces) surrounding the Thuan Kieu Plaza, as a result, people were frightened to enter or reside in this building.
Thuan Kieu Plaza is situated in the Chinatown district of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, built in 1990. Metaphorically speaking, Thuan Kieu Plaza was believed to resemble the three masts of a large ship or three large incense sticks that imprisoned the souls of the dead because incense was lighted only for the deceased. The Hung Vuong Street and Do Ngoc Thanh Street represented a spear, jabbing a hole in the ship’s hull or the oversized masts can cause it to sink. These sorts of Feng-Shui errors served to worsen the public detestation, therefore, ruining any chances of this project from succeeding.
In the late 1980s, a number of workers perished due to the unsafe working conditions during the construction of Thuan Kieu Plaza. The contractors offered inadequate compensation to the families of the deceased workers, a Chinese spell called Lu Ban was cast leading to arising accidents and mysterious fire on the site in 2004 and 2009. Eventually, the malls were vacant and two of three towers were uninhabited by 2009.