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Saigon Housing Is About to Get the Japanese Treatment

As early as next year, middle-class residents in the southern hub will be getting “Japan quality” housing.

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Saigon to Demolish Old Apartment Buildings, Construct New Low-Income Housing

With a new set of politicians in office, Saigon's urban housing will see some changes in the coming year.

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Hanoi to Get 1m New Trees, 5 World-Class Public Parks

If all goes to plan, Hanoi will be getting considerably greener in the next five years.

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Vietnam Could Get a North-South High-Speed Railway

Though it won't be happening any time soon, Vietnam may one day have a high-speed railway line that runs the length of the country.

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Saigon to Launch $441m Anti-Flooding Project This Month

In response to Saigon's rainy season floods, municipal authorities are launching a US$441 million anti-flooding project at the end of this month.

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Hanoi Seeks $115.5bn to Become 'Second Singapore'

In Saigon, the unspoken goal of urban development seems to be transforming the southern hub into another version of Singapore. For Hanoi, however, this is no longer an unspoken ambition, as offic...

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Developer Proposes Saigon River Park and Underground Mall

Local developer Van Thinh Phat Group has submitted to city officials a proposal to build a new public park and underground trade center along the western bank of the Saigon River.

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Hanoi to Invest $5.5bn in New Airport Facility

Hanoi officials announced on Monday their plan to expand the capital's airport facilities at a cost of US$5.5 billion.

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Saigon Officially Approves Thu Thiem's Eco Smart City

After years of small steps forward, the US$2.2 billion Eco Smart City project planned for Thu Thiem has finally received the official stamp of approval.

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Vietnam, General Electric Enter 1,000MW Wind Power Pact

American-based General Electric (GE) and Vietnam’s trade ministry have agreed on a massive wind power deal that will supply the country with 1,000 megawatts of power by 2025.

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[Video] This D7 High-Rise Is Getting Its Own Artificial Island

Last month, local firms An Gia Investment and Phat Dat Real Estate Development Joint Stock Company joined forces with Japan's Creed Group to introduce one of the city's most ambitious luxury residence...

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[Photos] Proposed Design for Bac Ninh’s City Hall is a Stunner

Vietnam’s Modern architecture scene continues to mature as local outfits - like 23o5studio, Nishizawa Architects and Nha Dan Architecture, to name a few – show a consistent pattern of innovation in th...

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Saigon to Roll out Smart Parking Lots

Saigon is poised to deploy smart parking lots in downtown areas to meet the growing demand for space.

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The State of the Metro: An Update on Saigon's Subway Construction

Now entering its fourth year, construction of the Saigon Metro system is chugging along. With several lines in development and plenty of work still to go, Saigoneer takes a closer look at the pro...

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Sapa May Be Getting an Airport

The province of Lao Cai is close to having its own airport, as several ministries have backed a plan whose construction could begin as soon as next quarter.

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Hanoi's Fancy, New, Boring Street

Last weekend, Hanoi unveiled its first “model street”, on which all storefronts must follow strict aesthetic requirements.

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[Video] The People of Hanoi's Forgotten River Island

As more and more economic opportunities come to Vietnam's cities so, too, do more and more people.

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Riverfront Construction Could Raise Saigon's Inner City Temperatures: Expert

In a city whose temperatures are already sweltering on their own, Vinhomes' latest riverfront development may turn the heat up a few degrees for city residents.

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Korean Company to Develop Tran Hung Dao's 'Golden Triangle'

Along with the dozens of other iconic locations scattered across downtown Saigon, that three-pointed sliver of land bordered by Pham Ngu Lao, Nguyen Thai Hoc and Tran Hung Dao Streets will be getting ...

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Canadian Firm to Invest $150m in New Solar Power Plant

Vietnam may be getting another solar power plant thanks to Canadian company CMX Renewable Energy Inc.