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Vietnam Reconsiders Nuclear Power Options in Decade Energy Master Plan

Previous plans to build nuclear power plants in Ninh Thuan Province were scrapped in 2016, but the projects might be coming back in the near future.

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New Renderings Show Expanse of Ben Thanh Metro Interchange, Plaza

A new set of renderings conjures up a future in which Ben Thanh Station is a both a transportation and commercial hub for city dwellers.

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Da Nang to Develop $2bn Condo, Casino Complex

The planned complex will be located directly across from My Khe Beach.

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Laos Proposes Sixth Planned Mekong River Dam

The planned US$2 billion project will be developed by Datang Sanakham Hydropower company, a subsidiary of China’s Datang International Power Generation Co. Ltd.

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Dong Nai Wants to Add More Lanes to HCMC-Long Thanh Expressway

Congestion between Saigon and neighboring provinces has become as clogged as the arteries of the most ardent bột chiên enthusiast.

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Vung Tau Plans New Airport on Go Gang Island to Replace Existing One

Authorities of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have decided to move forward with a plan to construct a new airport.

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Trains for Saigon’s First Metro Line Undergo Final Testing in Japan

On April 11, Saigon’s Urban Railway Management Board announced that the trains ordered to serve the city’s first metro line had begun their final technical inspections in Japan.

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Opera House Metro Station Expected to Open for Public Visits by April 30

Work on the Opera House station of the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien line has gone into overdrive.

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Saigon Metro Line 1 Is 71% Complete; First Train to Be Delivered in June 2020

The Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien Metro Line is now 71% complete, its management board says.

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Vietnam Moves Forward on New Expressway Linking Bien Hoa, Vung Tau

A new expressway connecting Dong Nai and Ba Ria-Vung Tau is being considered to relieve traffic pressure on existing roads.

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In the Race to Power Vietnam, Green Energy Grows Faster Than Policies Can Catch Up

For a few months earlier this year, it seemed like there was no stopping the wave of renewable energy projects coming online in Vietnam.

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Plan for Tan Son Nhat Airport 3rd Terminal Submitted for Approval

The total budget of the project is US$478 million.

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Hyatt Announces 69-Story Skyscraper in D7 Housing 2 Hotels

At 69 floors, the proposed Park Hyatt hotel tower will be one floor higher than Bitexco; but will it look like a shampoo bottle too?

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Saigon Announces Plan for 150-Hectare Multi-Purpose Park in D12

The park will be located in Thanh Xuan and Thoi An wards.

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Proposed Hai Phong–China Train Route Raises Concerns Over Hefty Price Tag

From Hai Phong, the 390-kilometer line would run through Hanoi and Lao Cai before reaching China’s Hekou County.

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Saigon Authorities Cut $147m From Metro Line 1’s Cost

Work on the first metro line is 75% complete.

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JICA Suggests Urban Railway Could Help Reduce Air Pollution in Saigon, Hanoi

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is helping authorities to develop a measuring, reporting and verification system for Vietnam’s urban railway systems.

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Binh Duong to Build 'World Trade Center' With Link to Saigon Metro

Binh Duong has unveiled plans to construct a massive commercial complex in hopes of boosting the local economy and investment opportunities.

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Saigon Metro Construction Avoids Halt as Cost Revisions Approved by Ministries

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has been trying to increase the cost for both of the city's first two metro lines for a while.

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[Photos] The Oddly Comforting Mix of Old and New in Thu Thiem

Directly opposite downtown Saigon, a new city is growing that stretches far beyond what the eye can see.