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Rising Demand for Homestay Is Causing 'Land Fever' in Da Lat and the Mekong Delta

The growing promise of tourism that focuses on a more "local experience" has led many to open their own homestay business.

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Hanoi to Spend $2.6m Conserving Co Loa Historic Complex

The project includes the central Co Loa Citadel along with surrounding constructions in Co Loa, Duc Tu, Viet Hung and Uy No communes of Dong Anh District.

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Soil Bank Established in Southern Vietnam

  Vietnam's sand deposits are on the verge of depletion due to high demand from construction projects.

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Hanoi Delays Finishing Date of Metro Line 3 to 2023

Bad news for residents living near the Metro Line’s construction sites.

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Researchers Find Cracks on Major Mekong Delta Bridge Before Construction Finishes

The cause of numerous cracks in two steel support girders of the Vam Cong Bridge, which will connect Dong Thap Province and Can Tho City, were recently discovered.

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Hanoi's Lotus-Shaped Theater Project Nipped in the Bud

Officials sprayed weed killer over the planned Hanoi Lotus Theater.

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Ninh Thuan Is Getting a Gargantuan Ecopark Resort

The massive resort in central Vietnam will include seven hotels containing a total of 7,000 rooms, a casino, spa, amusement park, beachclub and mountain clubhouse.

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Investors Propose Building an Artificial Island in Da Nang Bay Named 'Lotus Island'

What could go wrong?

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Consulting Firms From Japan, France, Vietnam to Begin Feasibility Study for Long Thanh Airport This June

It's one step closer to the completion of Long Thanh International Airport in the far future.

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[Renderings] Here's What the Upcoming Hilton Saigon Hotel Will Look Like

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is developing 11 properties all over Vietnam, including two in Saigon.

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One of Hanoi’s Last Remaining Wet Markets, Chau Long, Is Still Standing Strong, But for How Long?

Located in the center of Hanoi’s Ba Dinh District, Chau Long Market stands in stark contrast to the surrounding urban residences and bustling streets. It is one of the last remaining traditional marke...

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'Cable Car' Tourism Developer FLC Group Wants to Build a Mega-Resort in Quang Ngai

Experts and locals have voiced concerns over the impact a proposed mega-resort on the coast in Quang Ngai Province may have on the environment and the local community.

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After Phu Quoc, Hoi An Is Getting a $4bn Casino Complex

The biggest casino in Vietnam will open next year.

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Opinion: In Response to the Surreal Rise of Vietnam's Gated Communities

Our recent article on gated communities generated a lot of conversation, and we’ve decided to publish this letter from a Hanoi-based expat in response. The views and opinions expressed ...

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Opinion: The Surreal Rise of Vietnam's Gated Communities

Vietnam is shifting from the old world to the new. As socialism yields to capitalism, waves of foreign investment are reshaping both the nation’s values and its landscapes. In rural areas, these winds...

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Vietnam to Launch Investigation Into Destructive 'Land Fever' on Phu Quoc Island

Squatters, deforestation and illegal land brokers threaten the island’s master plan.

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Binh Thuan to Start Building $38m Solar Power Plant This June

Binh Thuan Province will soon be home to a US$38 million solar power plant following ambitious investments in renewables.

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Trung Nguyen Is Building a 'Coffee City' in Dak Lak

Will there be housing discounts for coffee fans?

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Inspired by Dubai, Da Nang Plans to Develop an Urban Area Along the City's Bay

Officials hope the move will achieve a success similar to that of Dubai.

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Tuan Chau Group Wants to Build Massive 'Mega Resort' in Vung Tau

The proposed Vung Tau Marina City will include an amusement park, movie theater, performance center, high-end apartments, villas, and luxury restaurants. It will accommodate 7,500 residents and 12,000...