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With TPP Likely Dead, Vietnam Focuses on Other FTAs

In the wake of the recent American presidential election, politicians and experts around the world are predicting the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) under a Donald Trump presidency.

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Tan Son Nhat Is One Step Closer to Getting a Metro Line

Preparations are moving forward on a two-kilometer extension connecting Saigon Metro’s planned Line 5 with Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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[Photos] The MEGA City: Saigon's Innovative Architecture

Saigoneer is a proud media sponsor of the third edition of TP. Ho Chi Minh: MEGA City, released earlier this month. The compact and concise photo book explores urban development, landscapes and people...

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Tale of Two Cities: Hanoi Preserves While Saigon Reaches for the Sky

Vietnam's two biggest cities are pursuing disinct urban growth models, with Saigon favoring a dense downtown while Hanoi spreads into new satellite cities. 

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Saigon-Based Digital Nomad Creates Epic Map of Future Southeast Asia Rail Lines

A Saigon-based travel blogger and location-independent entrepreneur, or digital nomad, recently released a subway-style map of what train travel would look like in Southeast Asia if every currently pr...

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[Photos] Saigon's Rapid Evolution in Pictures

Saigoneer is a proud media sponsor of the third edition of TP. Ho Chi Minh: MEGA City, released earlier this month. The compact and concise photo book explores urban development, landscapes ...

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Saigon Seeks Approval for First Phase of $1.84bn Metro Line 5

After much delay, Ho Chi Minh City officials are seeking approval from the National Assembly for the construction of the first phase of Metro Line 5.

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[Photos] A Bird's-Eye View of Saigon’s MEGA City

Saigoneer is a proud media sponsor of the third edition of TP. Ho Chi Minh: MEGA City, released earlier this month. The compact and concise photo book explores urban development, landscapes and people...

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Slimmer New MEGA City Book Highlights Rapid Change in Saigon

For many downtown Saigon residents, it’s hard to remember a time when the Nguyen Hue walking street didn’t exist, despite the fact it’s not even two years old. Such is life in the southern hub: i...

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[Infographic] The Real Estate Developer That Owns Nguyen Hue

Ever since the city transformed Nguyen Hue’s iconic boulevard into a pedestrian walking street, real estate on the downtown promenade has skyrocketed.

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Asia's Megacities Face Development Trade-off

The coupling of massive urban migration with heady economic development is hampering the sustainable progress of East and Southeast Asian megacities.

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[Photos] Take a Stroll Through D8's Canal Community

District 8 is undergoing major changes. Bisected by the winding Doi Canal, the area is currently home to half of the slum housing in the city, however as clean-up efforts and new construction projects...

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Sustainable Energy Projects Face Hurdles As Vietnam Plans More Coal Plants

While Vietnam holds great potential for reneweable energy sources like solar and wind, a lack of supportive regulations has made it difficult for sustainable energy projects to get off the ground. Mea...

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Bac Ninh Flush With Samsung Cash, But Is It Sustainable?

Samsung’s investment has transformed Bac Ninh province into Vietnam's second-largest exporting center, dramatically boosting the earnings of the local community. 

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Saigon's Old Villas Fall to Demolition Epidemic

Due to the delay in creating a classification system for old mansions in Saigon, the city’s many old buildings are being knocked down at an alarming rate.

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Saigon Unveils Plan for New Bridge Connecting D2, D4

In the future, commuting between District 4 and District 2 will be much easier for local residents as Ho Chi Minh City authorities recently unveiled a plan to construct a bridge connecting the two dis...

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Hanoi to Get More Metro Funding, Hoan Kiem Station

Vietnam has secured additional funding for Hanoi’s first metro line as the government pushes to complete the project.

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Saigon Mulls Elevated Highway to Ease Congestion Around Tan Son Nhat

In an effort to alleviate traffic congestion around Tan Son Nhat International Airport, local authorities are considering a five-kilometer, six-ramp elevated highway system.

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Ho Tram Strip to Get Exclusive Airport for Resort and Casino

VIP guests will soon be able to travel to The Grand Ho Tram Strip faster than ever, as plans are in the works for the construction of a small airport to serve the five-star hotel and casino complex.

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Mind-Bending New Skyscraper Becomes Thailand's Tallest Building

On August 29, Pace Development Corp announced the completion of their gigantic mixed-use skyscraper in downtown Bangkok.