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A bank collects soil deposits in southern Vietnam

A 11-hectare 'soil bank' has been constructed in Ca Mau Province to try and meet demand for sand in a sustainable way.

Northern Vietnam port city wants second sea-crossing bridge

Hai Phong authorities also want another power station and a train station to ease traffic congestion.

Final beam installed on first cable-stayed bridge made by Vietnam

The bridge will reduce travel time between major northern destinations Hanoi, Hai Phong and Ha Long.
April 29, 2018 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Hanoi sends giant workforce to meet new sky train test-run deadline

500 workers have been deployed for the Cat Linh - Ha Dong project, compared to 400 last year.
April 04, 2018 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Priests put $6 mln price tag on renovation of Saigon cathedral

The Catholic Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City has only half the costs covered.
April 01, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Building collapse kills 10 in central India

Building disasters are common in Indian cities where millions are forced to live in cramped, run-down properties due to spiralling real estate prices.
April 01, 2018 | 12:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam urged to get construction of new mega-airport off the ground

Experts say the construction cost of Long Thanh Airport could double every five years.
March 30, 2018 | 11:27 am GMT+7

950 gold miners trapped underground in South Africa

'Everybody is fine at the moment. We are trying to restore power so we can start hoisting them to the surface.'
February 02, 2018 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Vietnamese province proposes plan to build tunnel under Ha Long Bay

Stormy weather makes it dangerous to cross the existing bridge at the entrance to the bay.
February 01, 2018 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Hanoi enjoyed just 38 days of clean air in 2017: report

Air pollution in Hanoi is due to factors including a rise in construction works, car and motorcycle use, and agriculture burning, says GreenID.
January 30, 2018 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

HCMC to close river tunnel for 6 nights to make way for construction work

The Thu Thiem Tunnel will be closed to all vehicles between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. this weekend and next.
January 25, 2018 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam delays opening of $1 billion Ha Long Bay expressways

The two expressways will cut travel time from Hanoi to the famous bay and a new casino by half when they're completed.
January 11, 2018 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Saigon pagoda gets a facelift to give new home to relics of Buddhist monk who set himself on fire

Take a look at at a 35-ton copper statue in this revamped place of worship. 
November 18, 2017 | 10:19 am GMT+7

Vietnam faces shortage of construction sand after years of over-exploitation

Infrastructure could grind to a halt if new alternatives aren't found.
October 30, 2017 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Deadly road traps: Open sewers call for sidewalk 'patch up' in Saigon

Recent incidents of children killed after being washed down unfenced drains should raise an alarm: sidewalks don't just need cleaning up.
October 01, 2017 | 12:26 am GMT+7
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