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Cash-Strapped Saigon Metro Project Requests $1.68m From City to Pay Staff

The management team of Saigon's ongoing metro project has requested advance funds from the city to pay employees who have only received partial salaries since January.

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[Photos] Inside Cat Tien National Park's New Bear Sanctuary Made From Wire and Pebbles

The group of buildings inside Cat Tien National Park provides a comfortable home to 40 sun and moon bears that have been rescued from illegal trafficking and the bear bile industry.

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South Korean Firm Puts Forth Plans for $3bn Metro Network in Da Nang

The proposed metro system would connect the city's downtown, beach, airport and major roads.

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Vietnam to Build First-Ever Undersea Tunnel Beneath Ha Long Bay

The project has already attracted three investors including Nippon Koei, FECON and Transport Engineering Design Inc. 

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North-South Expressway Project Is Vietnam's Top Priority in 2019: Transport Minister

The construction is expected to be completed by 2025.

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Vietnam Aims to Have 2 Universities in Asia's Top 100

Under the latest educational proposal, the Vietnamese government aims to bring at least two local universities into the list of Top 100 universities in Asia.

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FLC Proposes 100,000-Seat Stadium, F1 Track, Zoo, Theme Park, Golf Course in Hanoi Complex

Last November it was officially confirmed that Hanoi will host Vietnam’s first-ever Formula One race. With their latest proposal, FLC Group is taking development plans in the capital to a whole new le...

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[Video] The Remarkable Rise of Landmark 81 in a 30-Second Timelapse

There's nothing bold in saying that Saigon is changing right before our eyes, but it's rare that you get to see every step of a building going up.

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Vietnam Approves Additional Funding for Saigon's Metro Line 1, 2

Hopefully, the increased funding can help alleviate the crises surrounding the construction of the first metro line and kick start the second line's construction.

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Hanoi to Construct Waste-to-Electricity Processing Plants in Response to Growing Trash Issues

In an effort to solve Hanoi’s growing trash problem, the city plants to build multiple waste-processing plants that will convert trash into electricity.

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Hanoi Renews Plan to Construct Giant Lotus-Shaped Theater

A development project that officials nipped in the bud earlier this year is being reconsidered once again as Hanoi authorities search for new investors for the controversial plan. 

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Saigon Metro Project Will Halt If Unpaid Bills Are Not Settled, Japanese Ambassador Warns

Even the Japanese contractor has had enough of late payments and delays when it comes to Saigon’s Metro Line 1.

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More Smart Toilets Coming To Vietnam's Local Bus Stations

Ho Chi Minh City is expected to have more standardized public restrooms installed at bus stations across the city.

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District 1 Wants To Completely Ban Traffic on Nguyen Hue In 2020

District 1's People Committee recently sent a proposal to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transportation regarding traffic management for Nguyen Hue Boulevard.

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After Long Thanh, 5 Provincial Cities Also Request International Airports

In the light of the Long Thanh Airport project, smaller provinces have proposed upgrades to and construction of more international airports in their areas as well.

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[Photos] D7 Is Getting a Luxury Apartment Complex and Gigantic Egg-Shaped Restaurant

Marina Club House Restaurant is a part of the Evergreen Residential Complex project in District 7.

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Lack of Space, Booming Tech Scene Drive Saigon's Office Rents to Highest in 5 Years

Driven by a dearth of suitable office space and the flourishing of local companies, the monthly cost to rent an office in central Saigon is skyrocketing.

Michael Tatarski

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[Photos] A Visit to Landmark 81, the Roof of Saigon

Over the last year, Saigon's skyline has become dominated by a skyscraper in Binh Thanh District.

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Cu Chi Is Geting a State-of-the-Art Organic Farming Complex

An eye-catching planned project in Cu Chi will introduce a new type of farming to Vietnam.

Thi Nguyen

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[Photos] A Two-Minute Ride on Saigon's Shortest, Most Anticlimactic Ferry Trip

The accelerated urbanization of Saigon has led to the rapid metamorphosis of its landscape. This process, however, is hardly evenly distributed. While residents living in the inner city's center ...