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Hanoi’s first sky train track found in rusty disrepair a year before launch

This is the latest blow to the project which has already been delayed by nearly five years.

Vietnam breaks boundaries with Southeast Asia's longest cross-sea bridge

The $523 million bridge in the port city of Hai Phong, a new symbol of construction, is almost ready for its grand ...

Vietnam's government approves plan for $13.8 bln north-south expressway

The first stretch of the road will connect Hanoi with Hue by 2022.
May 26, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

HCMC looks to Japanese fund for extension to first metro line

The city needs around $100 million to connect the still unfinished line to outlying industrial centers.
May 24, 2017 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

Capital connection: The 7 bridges of Hanoi

Spanning the history of the seven gateways that have shaped Hanoi into the cultural, political and economic heart of northern Vietnam today.
May 19, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese mega-cities scouring for mega-funding on infrastructure drive

Hanoi and Saigon are in need of billions to keep up with economic growth.
May 16, 2017 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's water supply forecast to run dry during hot summer

Officials say the current system is likely to spring a leak as temperatures and demand rise over the summer.
May 16, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam seeks $300 mln loan from China to fund border expressway

The entire expressway, expected to facilitate cargo transport in the north of the country, would cost around $2 billion.
May 11, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

A closer look at Hanoi's much-anticipated sky train

The first station of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban rail link is almost ready for opening.
May 04, 2017 | 11:48 am GMT+7

Take a look at Hanoi's new ‘gold’ road

The road in Vietnam's capital cost a whopping $43 million, earning it the shiny nickname.
April 29, 2017 | 12:03 am GMT+7

Train delayed: Saigon's first metro line likely to fall behind schedule

Contractors are threatening to walk off the job unless they're paid on time.
April 27, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

A road is not built in a day. In Hanoi, it takes 10 years.

And still counting.
April 15, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon explores smart plan to solve parking crisis

'It’s hard to find a parking lot downtown.'
April 03, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Philippines aims for 'golden age of infrastructure'

'The city [Manila] is really suffering now from lack of mobility, not only in terms of mobility, it’s really the total absence of infrastructure.'
March 08, 2017 | 11:54 am GMT+7

Saigon to sacrifice public space near iconic market to make way for metro station

A new square may be built in front of Ben Thanh Market once the station is finished in 2020.
February 16, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7