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Vietnamese Firm Suggests Chinese Power Plant Contractor to Take on Construction of Long Thanh Airport

Although it still only exists on paper, Long Thanh International Airport is already embroiled in its first controversy regarding prospective contractors.

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Saigon's 'Ghost Tower' Seized as Collateral After Owners Fail to Repay Debt

The future of Saigon’s most prominent skeleton tower has become even murkier.

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Korean Giant CJ Group Invests $63m to Build Frozen Food Factory in Saigon

CJ Group, a Korean conglomerate, has announced plans to expand its presence in Vietnam's food market.

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Massive Long An Theme Park Project Abandoned Due to Debt

Once set to become the largest theme park in all of Southeast Asia, Long An province's Happyland entertainment complex may never open to the public due to debt.

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Korean Giant Lotte Breaks Ground on $885m Eco Smart City in Thu Thiem

Lotte, the giant South Korean conglomerate, has agreed to develop a US$885 million complex in District 2's Thu Thiem New Urban Area.

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[Renderings] Da Nang May Get a Flashy Public Space Along the Han River

As urban centers across Vietnam compete to become the most modern versions of themselves by 2030, Da Nang is getting a fancy new public space.

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Vo Trong Nghia Brings Low-Cost Prefabricated S Houses to Northern Vietnam

Could Vo Trong Nghia's low-cost prefabricated S House provide a sustainable solution for Vietnam’s architectural needs?

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[Renderings] What the Nhon-Hanoi Metro Line Will Look Like in the Future

As the capital's Cat Linh - Ha Dong urban railway inches closer to the finish line, construction on the Nhon - Hanoi Station route has once again been prolonged to 2021.

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[Photos] Thuan Kieu Plaza Receives Makeover, May Open Again This September

One of Saigon’s most iconic landmarks of the early 2000s – Thuan Kieu Plaza – is receiving a makeover.

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[Photos] The Last Vestiges of Saigon's Natural Landscape in District 2

On the eastern edge of District 2’s An Phu lies one of the last vestiges of Saigon's wilderness, a shrinking area that is slowly being chipped away for new infrastructure projects and dense developmen...

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Work Set to Resume on Saigon's Largest 'Ghost Tower'

Saigon's most prominent unfinished skyscraper is finally set for completion thanks to a new investor.

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Inside Tan Son Nhat's Massive Golf Course

Tan Son Nhat Golf Course, located on the grounds of Saigon's international airport, has come under increased scrutiny recently as airlines have run out of space to park their planes.

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[Video] A Virtual Tour of Saigon's Ben Thanh, Opera House and Ba Son Metro Stations

Ever wonder what Saigon’s future underground metro stations will look like?

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[Photos] Take a Tour of the Thu Thiem New Urban Area From Above

Two decades after being approved for development, the Thu Thiem Peninsula is slowly taking shape as one of Saigon’s major future urban areas.

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Historic Maison du Combattant to Be Replaced by Mixed-Used Complex

Two years after the real estate giant Tan Hoang Minh won the bid for Saigon's "gold land" property at 23 Le Duan, the former Maison du Combattant will finally meet the bulldozer this fall.

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[Photos] The State of Saigon's Metro: 2017 Progress

Last year you had a chance to marvel at Hanoi’s first metro line from above, now get ready for a glimpse into Saigon’s future Metro Line 1.

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Work Begins on $3bn Tourism Complex on Cat Ba Island, Threatening National Park

Sun Group has begun construction of a US$3 billion resort and entertainment complex on Cat Ba Island in northern Vietnam.

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Saigon's Metro Line 1 Might Extend Into Binh Duong and Dong Nai: Study

The governments of both Binh Duong and Dong Nai provinces are studying the feasibility of extending Saigon's Metro Line 1 into their areas.

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Capital City Series Returns With Edition on Phnom Penh’s Rapid Development

Michael Waibel, the German human geographer, is back with another book in his series that takes a close look at the development of Southeast Asian cities from the perspective of both built environment...

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[Images] Updated Google Earth Timelapse Shows Three Decades of Development in Vietnam

How has Vietnam changed in the span of three decades, as seen through Google Earth?