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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?

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Officials Investigate ‘Shaking’ Phenomenon in Downtown Saigon

Saigon officials are investigating the cause of a shaking phenomenon which occurred last month in the downtown area.

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[Renderings] This Is What Will Replace 3A Station

A week after the news that Saigon’s 3A Station art space is closing, talk has turned to what will replace the shopping and entertainment complex.

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[Video] Check out This Design for a Lotus-Shaped Cultural Center in Hanoi

Australian firm deciBel(Architecture))) recently debuted its proposal for a multipurpose public space in Hanoi, and it’s pretty impressive.

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Vietnam's Wind Energy Development Hampered by Low Profits

Though Vietnam’s renewable energy production shows great potential, high overhead costs and low energy prices are deterring investors from cashing in on wind power.

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Check out the Green 'Forest City' China Is Planning

As China attempts to bring environmental sustainability in line with its economic goals, one architect is hoping to reduce air pollution by implementing a radical urban planning strategy.

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Saigon’s Riverfront Park to Receive Upgrade, Host Weekend Market

City officials are planning to revamp the long, narrow park bordering the Saigon River in District 1 and host a weekend market at the site.

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Phan Dinh Phung Stadium to Undergo Massive Renovation for 3 Years

Since the end of January, you may have noticed that Saigon’s Phan Dinh Phung Stadium in District 3 has undergone some serious changes.

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Construction Begins on Overpasses to Ease Congestion Around Tan Son Nhat

In hopes of alleviating congestion in the area surrounding Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Saigon recently broke ground on two overpass projects in Go Vap District.

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Hanoi Breaks Ground on New 6-Star Four Seasons Hotel

On January 7, Intimex Vietnam commenced the construction of the Four Seasons Hotel, a six-star accommodation overlooking Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake.

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Saigon-Phnom Penh Expressway Project Moves Forward

Plans to build a Phnom Penh-Saigon expressway are moving forward.

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Long Thanh Airport Likely to Be Shaped Like a Lotus

While the traffic nightmare at Tan Son Nhat International Airport continues to wreak havoc on Saigoneers’ travel plans, the design of Long Thanh International Airport is currently being finalized...