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Like Saigon, Hanoi Will Cut Down Old Trees to Make Room for New Metro Line

Following in Saigon’s footsteps, Hanoi will soon cut down swaths of old trees to make room for its new metro line.

According to VN Express, 30 large, old trees on Kim Mã street, along Thủ Lệ Lake, considered one of the capital’s greenest areas, will be felled.

Similar to the residents of Saigon, where 108 trees will soon meet their demise, many in Hanoi’s have expressed their displeasure with the plan.

However, according to experts, clearing these 30 trees is necessary to create a strong public transportation infrastructure for the city. 

[VN Express]

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