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How Will Saigon Metro Line 1 Connect With Existing Bus, Water Transport Networks?

While Saigon’s first-ever metro project is inching slowly towards the finish line, city transportation officials are devising plans to integrate the upcoming urban railway into existing public transport infrastructure.

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Saigon Pours $347m More Into Flood-Reduction Projects Across City

Saigon is going all out to make sure citywide floods like those is 2015 and 2016 won't be a common occurrence.

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Saigon Is the Most Expensive City in Vietnam to Live, Statistics Show

Followed closely by Hanoi and Da Nang, the southern stronghold took the top spot due in large part to high tuition fees.

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Financial Woes Haunt Saigon Public Transport as Bus Ads Attract Zero Interest

Advertising on buses is falling out of favor in the eyes of Saigon’s advertisers.

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Saigon to Remove Makeshift Co Giang Market After 25 Years in Operation

Nearly 350 vendors face an uncertain future as authorities plan to close the impromptu wet market.

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From March, Saigon Cracks Down on Seat Belt Violations

From March 6-17, traffic police from 24 Saigon districts will start establishing checkpoints and stopping cars to warn drivers and passengers about wearing seat belts.

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Saigon Will Not Ban Motorbikes, Only Impose Restrictions: Official

Motorbike use will only be restricted, and only after proper public transportation infrastructure is set in place. 

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Transport Ministry Claims 62.56% of Saigoneers Support Proposal to Ban Motorbikes in Downtown Saigon by 2030

Some Saigoneers are in agreement with the city’s plan to ban personal vehicles in downtown Saigon, but most believe that there remains a lot to be done before the project is implemented.

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Saigon Approves Project to Boost Recycling by Supporting Private Trash Collectors

A project to boost recycling of plastic waste gathered by private garbage collectors has received approval from the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, VietnamNet reports. Currently, the city has some 4,000 private garbage collectors who take care of about 582 tons of domestic waste per day. The project hopes to impact at least 70% of the plastic collected recycled.

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New Proposal Turns Ton Duc Thang Into Walking Plazas, Shoos Traffic Underground

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City recently unveiled an ambitious development proposal that might vastly change downtown Saigon’s public space.

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FLC Group, Owner of Bamboo Airways, Wants to Build Tan Son Nhat's 3rd Terminal

In January 2019, the Airports Corporations of Vietnam (ACV) submitted their proposal for the construction of the third terminal at Tan Son Nhat airport, anticipating that contractors finalize in February 2020.

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