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Saigon's Tax Center Skyscraper Will Have a Helipad

At the Satra-Tax Plaza's ground-breaking ceremony on January 29, developers of the project announced the roof of the new skyscraper will house a helipad.

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Saigon's Hotel Majestic to Get High-Rise Addition

Since last June, Saigontourist Holding Company has resumed expansion of The Majestic, its five-star luxury hotel overlooking the riverfront.

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Dong Nai Proposes Extension of Metro Line 1

As downtown progress on the Saigon Metro inches along, Dong Nai officials are hoping to extend Line 1 beyond the city limits.

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[Photos] Future Hanoi: Vietinbank Tower

Though its construction has slowed recently, Hanoi is expecting a pair of fancy new V-shaped skyscrapers in future.

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Mekong Delta Farmers Are Using Cement to Fertilize Their Fields

Much to the alarm of local scientists and officials, rice farmers in the Mekong Delta have discovered a nifty new fertilizer: cement.

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Nha Trang Is Selling Its Old Downtown Airport for $540m

The massive former US airbase located in downtown Nha Trang is set to become a mixed-used shopping development, Khanh Hoa authorities announced on Monday.

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Tan Son Nhat Gets Updated Int'l Terminal, Long Thanh Gets Delayed

In an effort to catch up with other major national airports, Tan Son Nhat's international terminal is getting a new addition.

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The Lowdown on Vietnam's Uber-Confusing Car Taxes

To put it mildly, Saigon has a complicated relationship with cars. For two-wheeled drivers, the gas-guzzling road beasts are at best an inconvenience, while their fellow four-wheeled friends are more ...

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Nha Trang Is Getting an Oddly Shaped New High-Rise

Next time you're in Nha Trang, keep your eyes peeled for a new addition to the city skyline.

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New 30km Overpass to Link Saigon With Mekong Delta

In the midst of its usual traffic woes, Saigon may be getting glimmer of hope in a 30-kilometer flyover project, which will help to alleviate traffic on the notoriously busy Highway 1A.

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The Demise of the Mekong Delta

When it comes to climate change, there's no shortage of bad news these days. On the one hand, Saigon is facing its longest drought in 60 years; on the other, several Vietnamese cities may be unde...

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Da Nang Theme Park Unveils Flashy New Monorail

Between the Disneyland-esque entertainment complex planned for Ha Long Bay and Phu Quoc's ever-increasing number of larger-than-life attractions, Vietnam seems to have a thing for amusement parks...

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[Photos] Majestic Banyan Tree Spared in Hanoi Road Project

It's safe to say Hanoi doesn't have a great relationship with trees.

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Da Nang May Get an Underwater Tunnel

Da Nang is considering the construction of a six-lane underwater tunnel crossing the Han River.

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5 Buildings That Will Rise Above Saigon in 2016

Though change has always been fast in Saigon, 2015 was a big year for the city's development, as new skyscrapers, shopping malls and infrastructure projects sprouted all over town. While some structur...

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[Photos] Inside the Metro Station Beneath Saigon's Opera House

The further the Saigon Metro progresses – or doesn't progress – the more we hear about escalating costs, construction hiccups and the project's Japanese contractors seeking compensation...

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Construction Begins on New Downtown Saigon Skyscraper

Earlier this month, developers broke ground on the Saigon Me Linh Tower, adding yet another skyscraper to District 1's riverside Me Linh roundabout.

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Dubai Developer Signs on to $1.34bln Thanh Da New Urban Area

The urban wasteland planned for Binh Thanh District's Thanh Da peninsula has a new developer.

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Saigon Is Building One of the World's Most Expensive Metros

With construction of the Saigon Metro system well under way, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPS) recently touched upon an unsettling truth about the cost of its forthcoming six-line network:...

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[Images] Construction Starts on Thu Thiem's Fancy New Exhibition Center

If you've taken a drive along the Saigon River lately, you may have noticed some construction on the other side of the water in District 2's Thu Thiem.